Sunday, 30 June 2019

401 in service

Photos of 401 in passenger service today

First train unloading at Percy Main

Running round

Backing onto the train

Running round at Middle Engine Lane, Paul waiting to operate the groundframe

Percy Main again

Carl firing

Re-joining the train at Middle Engine Lane

Driver Tom cooking lunch

Top of the bank with the last train of the day

On shed for disposal

Tom shunting 401 into the shed

More brake van dismantling

John making tremendous progress on dismantling the North end of the brake van this afternoon

Morning work

Steaming up

Taking water

After shunting the coaching stock into the platform, 401 heads off down on the morning line inspection

At Percy Main South headshunt on the line inspection

Surface grinder

New privately owned surface grinder installed in the workshop

Saturday, 29 June 2019

Diesel Driver Experience

Volunteer diesel driver Kevin photographed with today's diesel driver experience participants on 03078

03078 sat at Percy Main

All participants signed consent for these photos to be taken and published

Friday, 28 June 2019

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Track panel completion

Apart from requiring some more ballast the 3'6" display track panel is now complete

Brake van dismantling

John and Richard have made some good progress today with beginning to dismantle the North end of the brake van

Just some of the rotten wood that will be replaced

Monday, 24 June 2019

Drain cocks repair

One of the LHS cylinder drains removed from 401 for work

Michael making some adjustments

Sunday, 23 June 2019

401 in service

Departing Middle Engine Lane

Arrival at Percy Main

Running round

Back at Middle Engine Lane