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Another Permaquip Preserved

28 January 2009

Another Permaquip is joining the OTPPG collection at Longhoughton.

November 2008 Preservations

26 November 2008

Another two machines escape the scrapman!

Longhoughton Developments

24 November 2007 - thanks to Dave Shell for this article

Longhoughton is becoming quite the Permaquip hotspot lately. Three more arrived in the middle of November...

Summer 2007 updates

17 October 2007

It's been quite a while since the last news update. Not too much has happened - mainly a few preservation movements...

OTPPG - And Then There Were Three

29 September 2007

OTPPG - And Then There Were Three

We're happy to announce the latest acquisition for the OTPPG - Permaquip PCT 98702 formerly at Paignton and latterly at Fawley Hill.

OTPPG - 68030 - The Arrival

5 January 2005

OTPPG - 68030 - The Arrival

Well well well, what a morning! Thought I'd better cover at least one major OTPPG event..

OTPPG - 68030 - The Liberation

22 December 2004

OTPPG - 68030 - The Liberation

The plan somehow came together up in Stranraer on Monday December 20th - at times I thought it wasn't going to and the preceding Saturday and Sunday turned into long days of waiting around and not much happening!

OTPPG - 68706 - The Arrival

11 December 2004

OTPPG - 68706 - The Arrival

DX68706 has finally arrived at it's new preservation base, the Colne Valley Railway.

Machine Update (Dec.)

2 December 2004 - thanks to Chas Tallis, Peter Hall, Cromptoneer, Dave Shell, Brian Loughlin for this article

Quite a lot has happened during the last few months!

OTPPG - November 2004 update #2

22 November 2004

An unexpected turn of events occurred on Friday 19th November.

OTPPG - November 2004 update #1

12 November 2004

OTPPG - November 2004 update #1

To bring things up to date, a quick round-up of what has been happening with the OTPPG in the last month or so.

OTPPG - The Story So Far

7 October 2004

OTPPG - The Story So Far

The whole project was born in June 2004 after an inquisitive email to First Engineering regarding an item of on track plant that had been stored inside a shed near Stranraer Town station for at least the last ten years.

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