Saturday, 30 April 2016

Scattering Roly Kays Ashes

Today we said our final goodbyes to Roland Kay who was a long standing volunteer and committee member at NTSR. His ashes were placed in the firebox of A.No.5 and then blasted over Percy Main, at the site of his old shed (52E). A very fitting send off. 

A.No.5 sporting a new headboard in Roly's honour, along with 52E (Percy Main shed) and No.5825 (The J27 Roly frequently crewed) chalked on the smokebox door
Christopher Kay (Left), Roly Kays son stood next to A.No.5 at Percy Main

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Tomorrow's Services

Tomorrow A.No.5 will be hauling our passenger services. Trains depart Middle Engine Lane at 1130, 1230, 1400 & 1500. Due to a brake fault with our MK1 brake coach, the 20t freight brake van will be replacing the MK1 on all trains. 

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Today at NTSR

A5 in the shed after having a warming fire in, ready for tomorrows services

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Progress on the tool van

Things are progressing fast with the first undercoat of paint having been fully applied to our ventilated Tool Van in the C&W workshop