Bury Standard 4 Group - Restoring 80097 and 46428

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80097 in her BR days

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Workshop Update 12th August 2018

BR Standard Class 4 mt  2-6-4T  loco   No 80097   Good progress is being made with more gauge pipework fitted and the handrail pedestals being made. All the superheater elements…

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Workshop Update 26th July 2018

  BR Standard Class 4 mt  2-6-4T  loco   No 80097   Following the returning of the boiler to the frames, final assembly is now progressing well.   The rocking grate…

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Workshop Update 26th July 2018

Workshop Update 7th June 2018

  BR Standard Class 4 mt  2-6-4T  loco   No 80097   The boiler has been fully insulated and most of the cladding replaced ready for lifting.   On the 5th…

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Workshop Update 17th May 2018

  BR Standard Class 4 mt  2-6-4T  loco   No 80097     All boiler steel cladding panels have now been completed and the insulation panels prepared. The cladding was removed…

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Workshop Update 17th May 2018

 

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Work progresses to complete 80097 and restore it to fully working order, see how you can help today.

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Donate online through the ELR Boiler appeal page, read more about the 80097 Boiler Project and fill it in the gift aid form on the last page.

 

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About 80097

80097

Our own 80097 was originally allocated to the Eastern Region at Plaistow in December 1954 and subsequently Tilbury and Stratford.…

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About 46428

46428

Built at Crewe Works and entered traffic on the 3rd December 1948. During its time with LMS and British Railways,…

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