Sunday, 29 November 2015

Works continues at pace on D6948

Work continues to restore D6948 (37248) to original condition. As the project reaches its climax lots of work continues putting the locomotive back together as illustrated in the following pictures provided by Phil Seymour.

 New batteries (110V DC) that are used to start the locomotive.
 New cab floors fitted.
 Fully overhauled fuel pumps refitted.
 Steam valves to connect with the carriages to provide heat.
New timing chain fitted to the engine.

Sunday, 22 November 2015

Work on D6948 (37248) is proceeding well with the painting just about finished. There is still a lot to do on the power unit if the loco is to be ready to make its debut on March 19th 2016.