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10th November, 2014

AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH THE EAST LANCS RAILWAY   Friday 7th November 2014   A significant milestone was achieved today in the plan to return ex BR Standard 4 Tank loco 80097 to revenue earning service, some 50 years after being withdrawn from use by British Railways.…

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Work Continues With The Water Deflector

6th November, 2014

This weekend saw more progress on the engine, Nigel carried on and finished off the water deflector with help from new member Stuart . He also made a new bracket for the static steam pipe in the dome.   Richard carried on with the steam…

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Work Continues With The Water Deflector

Progress Continues, Firebars Still Available

26th October, 2014

The surface grinder was disconnected and moved on rollers out of the shed ready for collection by the East Lancashire Railway engineering department. The surface grinder has been sold to them, it was deemed surplus to requirements.   The engine 80097 will have to be…

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Visit the Tidied Shop!

18th October, 2014

Come and visit us at our shop at the end of platform two, Bury Bolton Street Station on The East Lancashire Railway October Steam Gala, hopefully the engine may be on display outside of the shed.   We are having a big push to complete…

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Visit the Tidied Shop!

Sorting Out the Shed

5th October, 2014

Diesel Dave, Dave C and Phil carried on with the tidying up of the shed, clearing up metal swarf, tools and general bits and bobs that had been left out on the wagon whilst the work on the fire box was completed.   The aim…

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