Baldwin No.44699 – July 2019

Baldwin No.44699 – July 2019

Work on Baldwin No.44699 of 1917 has recently included the test fitting of the boiler in the frames to fabricate new supporting brackets and check alignments.  Work has also begun on fabricating the foot plating and the required support...
Carriage No.11 – July 2019

Carriage No.11 – July 2019

Recently Carriage No.11 has seen work continue to develop the intricate mouldings to be used within the carriage.  The custom made chairs have been lacquered ahead of being sent for upholstering. A sneak peek of some of the brass mouldings, custom made in our forge at...
Carriage No’s 14 & 15

Carriage No’s 14 & 15

Carriage No’s 14 & 15 are the first carriages that have been modified to enable wheelchair access. Car 15’s chassis and bogies date from the first batch of carriages, rebuilt to its current form in 1923. Carriage 15 hadn’t been used in service since...
Talyllyn Railway No.3 – Sir Haydn

Talyllyn Railway No.3 – Sir Haydn

Talyllyn railway No.3 is here under contract overhaul. The engine was built in 1878 by Hughes’ Loco & Tramway Engineering Works Ltd of Loughborough for use on the Corris Railway. The Corris Rly closed in 1948 and in 1951 the engine was purchased by the Talyllyn...
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