Friday, 7 June 2013
Steam Locomotive TKh 5387 "General Maczek", Belgium.
Steam Locomotive TKh 5387 named “General Maczek” was was built in 1959 in Poland and worked there until 1990 as a switch engine in a cement yard. In 1994 the locomotive was taken over by the NLR (Northampton & Lamport Railway) of Brittan and in 2000 restored to be used as a tourist train with the NLR for 2 years. In 2006 she was taken over by the Maldegem Steam Center, a heritage railway located in northern Belgium. She is back in service after a further restoration as a heritage steam train in Maldegem.