Following the grit blasting of the frames we have been taking every oppoprtunity the weather gives us to get more paint onto protect the clean metal from rust.

A rare pair of fine days on Friday and Saturday 6th...

Progress continues on the new cab – the picture illustrates the old saying “measure twice, cut once” – here three of the volunteers are trying to make the original metalwork fit to the new plates that have been prepared –...

Thursday 26th November saw the wheel sets loaded onto a lorry and delivered to South Devon Engineering on the following day. These were grit blasted along with the frames so they are better for the contractors to work on –...

In the week beginning 18th November, a number of our volunteers supervised the siting of a marquee at Toddington and then the grit blasting of our frames and wheelsets. The contractors spent three days removing many years of rust and...

Over the summer period we started planning the next jobs on the loco restoration to complement the tasks we are undertaking as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded training.  We want to see a rolling chassis as soon as possible...

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