Baldwin No.44699 – January 2020

Baldwin No.44699 – January 2020

Work has slowed on the Baldwin over the Christmas period, with the firehole door fitting being the main progress.  The wheel sets are ready for fitting and at some point in the near future the Baldwin will be turned into a rolling chassis, though for this to take...
WLLR’s No.822 – January 2020

WLLR’s No.822 – January 2020

The spring hangers have been removed, built up, machined back to shape and re-riveted to the frames.  All the loose rivets on the frame have been removed and replaced.  The beading on the tanks has been removed and straightened. The tank edge has been cleaned and the...
Garratt No.60 – January 2020

Garratt No.60 – January 2020

NGG 60 has seen a lot of work take place since the last update.  The super heaters have been hydraulically tested and fitted, this means the boiler unit is virtually complete other than fitting a brick arch in the firebox and the in steam inspection.  The power units...
Carriage No.11 – January 2020

Carriage No.11 – January 2020

The detail work on Carriage 11 has been continuing with bespoke panelling having been designed for the insides of the doors that matches the sides of the carriages. Work on the fittings such as table supports and the table tops has also been taking place, though much...
Baldwin No.44699 – November 2019

Baldwin No.44699 – November 2019

The Baldwin has had its new tyres fitted to the bogie and driving wheel sets. The crank pins have also been fitted to the driving wheel sets. With both of these done the Baldwin can be put onto its wheels for the first time since restoration began. The Liquid Nitrogen...
Garratt No.60 – November 2019

Garratt No.60 – November 2019

Progress has been a little slower on the Garratt this month as the tempo of work has been a higher demand with our other projects. The plumbing of the cab fittings for the new air braking system has been completed and the pipework running below the boiler has also...
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