This P class tank engine has never steamed in preservation and is a long-term restoration project.

The chassis of 31178 at Sheffield Park, 07.08.99.

31178 with coal bunker and water tanks reattached, November 2000.

10th February 2002, with cab roof refitted.

26th May 2002, now facing towards the yard.

See also Southern Locomotives' page about this engine.