A two weekend festival of steam was held on the Dean Forest Railway, over the first two weekends of July 2016. Three locomotives visited the line with the gala being held to celebrate 20 years since Flour Mill Workshops opened and started restoring steam locomotives.
Home based Prairie 5541 was overhauled at the Flour Mill, and the three visitors where also overhauled there. The visitors were LSWR pairing of 30120 and 30587, both part of the National Collection and based at the Dean Forest Railway, with Met No. 1 completing g the line up.