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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 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 June

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 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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Workshop Update 9th February 2017

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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Update

27th November, 2016

We understand that things have been quiet recenty with regard to the progress of the boiler. The Directors would like to inform you that work is slowly progressing and discussions are currently taking place. We will update you as soon as possible and your ongoing support…

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Workshop Update 16th November

16th November, 2016

  Standard 4 mt Loco 80097   The boiler is still at Dalgleish Engineering where they are having ongoing problems with the longtitudinal stays.  Nigel has made a replacement logtitudinal stay and delivered it to Dalgleish.   Nigel has also started machining the injector bodies.…

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Workshop Update 11th August

11th August, 2016

  Standard 4 mt   80097   We are still waiting for the boiler to be returned. A final action plan has now been prepared with Dalgleish Engineering and we are now expecting the boiler to be returned with a steam test ticket in mid October.…

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Workshop Update 11th August

Workshop Update 22nd June

22nd June, 2016

  On 80097, the problem with the longtitudinal stays has now been resolved and work is progressing on the boiler. The forecast from the Dalgleish company is still for a July return.   Engineering work has now been completed on the High Fit wagon and…

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Workshop Update 10th May

10th May, 2016

  A small amount of work continues on the loco whilst we wait for the return of the boiler.   The injector bodies have been taken to a local engineering firm for final machining.   The boiler company, Dalgliesh Engineering have had a problem with…

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Workshop Update 10th May