Discussion in 'Narrow Gauge Railways' started by sootyxfd, Mar 2, 2014.
Very proud to announce the following
hi all just to give a quick update on how things are progressing
Ted took a short run out today on test today on test
Effies new tender arrived on site and was paired up with the locomotive which is progressing well
24 and Battison have a few reminding jobs before running
The timetable is ready and will be released once locomotives have been tested and should see 7 engines in action
Yesterday (26th March) No.24 made her first moves after an extensive overhaul at CCLRs works
Click https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.696707877038243.1073741876.547952378580461&type=1 to see some images of her on test
Also , No.24 subject to final adjustments, running in and checks will star at our Gala on the 3rd 4th and 5th of May making her triumphant return to traffic
Good to see No.24 back, great loco.
Just a quick update
Locomotives which should be in action are as follows
CCLR 2-6-2 No.24
Haywood 0-4-0 Effie (subject to completion of repairs)
CCLR Lister 0-4-0 "Ted"
CCLR 2-6-4 "Battison" (subject to competion of repairs)
LNER 2-8-0 04 6284
BMMR 0-4-0 "Mountaineer"
BMMR 0-4-0 DA1
The gala will also feature double heading and freights running over the whole line. to a 15 minute timetable
On Saturday only DA1 will operate a shuttle to the locomotive works where on display will be Sutton Belle (awaiting overhaul) and Yvette which of which a full bottom end overhaul is currently under way - the shuttle operates subject to completion of Battison and Effie
The timetable is written , locomotive alocations complete ! , all we need now is Effie! , were almost ready for the big weekend ! is there anything somebody would like to see ?
The passenger timetable can be found in the link below
My snaps from the weekend. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellisjacklin/sets/72157644117970658/
Was good to see lots of trains, and very busy.
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