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Workshop Update 7th December 2017

7th December, 2017

  The boiler / compensating ring / smokebox have been drilled through and bolted together. An engineering team came in and riveted the assembly together.   The steam heat valve, main steam manifold, top feed clacks and steam brake bracket have been bolted on. The…

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Workshop Update 25th October 2017

25th October, 2017

  Following its return and initial dropping into the frames, the boiler has now been correctly positioned and the smokebox trial fitted to make sure it was correctly aligned with the boiler. The smokebox was then removed and the compensating ring ground down to be…

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Workshop Update 25th October 2017

Newsletter

3rd October, 2017

The latest newsletter has now gone out to all members and shareholders. If you haven't received it please get in contact and we can update our records. 

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Boiler Returns

15th September, 2017

This press release was sent out today:   The Bury Standard 4 Group has received an early Christmas present with the return of the repaired boiler for their steam loco. The boiler has undergone a major overhaul which comprised of a complete new boiler barrel,…

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Boiler Returns

Boiler Update 8th September 2017

8th September, 2017

  Our boiler has passed its steam test at Northern Steam Engineering in Stockton on Tees on Thursday 7th September.   This significant step, after nearly three years of rebuilding, now means that we should see the boiler back at our workshop in Bury in…

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Workshop Update 14th August 2017

14th August, 2017

  BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4 T  No 80097   Most assembly work on the boiler has now been completed at Northern Steam Engineering, it has been filled with water and a fire has been lit in it. This is the first time in 52…

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Workshop Update  14th August 2017

Workshop Update 19th June

19th June, 2017

  BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4 T  No 80097   Our latest update on the boiler work at Northern Steam Engineering (formerly Adam Dalgleish Engineering) is that all the tubes are now fitted, all the stays are now in and the mud hole doors are…

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Workshop Update 19th April

19th April, 2017

  BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4 T  No 80097   The boiler was not ready for the planned hydraulic test on the 13th February although work has been continuing. It was reported that the flue tube holes were all out of round and this greatly…

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Workshop Update 19th April

Workshop Update 9th February 2017

9th March, 2017

    Standard 4 mt Loco 80097   Further delays have occurred with the boiler work and it was not ready for a planned hydraulic test on the 13th February. A revised date has not yet been set. The delay was caused by additional work…

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Boiler Update

18th December, 2016

On Wednesday 14th December the Directors of the Bury Steam Locomotive group received an email from Adam Dalgleish Engineering. He has informed us he is aiming for the hydraulic test w/c 13/02/2017.  This date is dependent on the if the boiler inspector finds any additonal…

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