From Ratty

Wheel Arrangement 4-4-2
Year of Origin 1912
Designer Henry Greenly
Builder Bassett-Lowke
Length 16' 7"
Livery Blue
Status On Static Display

Synolda is a 4-4-2 tender engine designed by Henry Greenly and built by W.J. Bassett-Lowke in 1912 for the Sand Hutton Railway. It is identical to Sans Pareil, the original locomotive on the railway, which arrived in 1915.

After the Sand Hutton Railway's gauge was changed in 1922, the locomotive was sold to a pleasure park at Southend and then transferred to Manchester, and during the 1960s, it had Wild West Fittings. When the zoo closed in 1978, it was rescued by the Ratty and restored to working condition by apprentices from BNFL.

It is mainly used at gala events and on special trains, and normally lives in the museum building. It has visited the RH&DR, LMR at Southport, the CCLR and the BVR.

Livery is Narrow Gauge Railway Blue.

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