So that will be March 2027.
I can confirm that the colliery chimney is still at Cranmore.
Can only assume it was done while at Cannock and Rugeley but when and why not known.
Currently the E1 is RH drive whereas the original was LH. Also when we remade the tanks at Cranmore they were visually similar in outline to the...
Could the casting be welded? There are specialist cast iron welders who might be able to advise.
Sorry, don't know.
Also worth mentioning that it on a slight up grade. Would have hauled much more than that in the other direction!
Yes, I believe it is.
Was Wallace Street the location in Falkirk next to the football ground which was the early home of the SRPS. If so I worked on Kelton Fell there...
AB 1719 'Lady Nan' was failed last April with a holed internal main steam pipe. Both the tank and upper part of the cab had to be removed to allow...
Work on 4110 continues although slightly delayed by getting running fleet ready for the new season. Small tubes are being inserted into the boiler...
At the end of January 22 the boiler was rolled to its correct position and trial fitted into the frames Photo courtesy of G Amos. It was then...
BR locos I think were fitted with a valve to isolate the steam supply to the tender for this very reason.
Photo of 4247 at Cranmore. It arrived on 17/1/22.
East Somerset Railway installed some new bullhead a few years ago.
4110 should steam before the end of 2022. It arrived at East Somerset Railway February 2020 and a start was made straight away.
Hopefully at the East Somerset Railway, GWR large prairie 4110 by the end of 2022
The original side tanks that were heavily rusted and which have been replace with new finally go for scrap.
What channel and which Monday, please?
Side plates have now been welded and successfully NDT'd. Also the construction of the new tanks continues.
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