Carriage No.11 – February 2020

Carriage No.11 – February 2020

The detail work on Carriage 11 is progressing at a steady pace. The individual panels under the windows are being veneered in house by one of our master craftsman, to ensure a quality finish, he ensures that the patterns line up as part of the preparation, then the...
WLLR’s No.822 – February 2020

WLLR’s No.822 – February 2020

WLLR’s ‘Earl’ has seen alot of action over the last month. The axleboxes have been prepared with new white metal being cast. The horn guides have been prepared and drilled ready for assembly and machining. The water tank filler lids have seen attantion as has the roof...
Garratt No.60 – February 2020

Garratt No.60 – February 2020

No.60 has seen much work over the last month. A full inspection of the chassis and components. The wheelsets for the front power unit have been profiled, repainted and reinstalled. New brake blocks have been fitted during the reassembly process. The new piping for the...
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...
en English
X