SRT members John Ridgway, James Hewett & Toby Robinson collected the newly-blasted and primed wagon bits from Coastground, Great Yarmouth recently.
Buffers & Bits
The frame and wheelsets have already gone to Peggs of Aldeburgh for re-sizing.
All the rest is back in our workshop awaiting the return of modified frames and wheels so [...]
The stripped 4-wheel ex-WD chassis loaded on a lorry on its way to Coastground of Yarmouth, where it is to be grit-blasted and primed – along with the wheelsets, coupling assemblies, brake gear and springs. After this it will travel to Peggs of Aldeburgh to be cut up (ready for re-assembly at our workshop) into its [...]
The Southwold Railway Trust has taken delivery of two historic items of rolling stock from the Isle of Man – Manx Northern Railway Coach number 3 built in 1879 and the frames of steam locomotive No.7 Tynwald built in 1880.
The coach and locomotive frames are privately owned by the Isle of Man Railway & Tramway Preservation [...]
With the restoration team now meeting on a regular basis at our shed at Duncan’s Yard, work has started in earnest on the ex-War Department 2’6″ gauge 4-wheeled chassis. Since this photo the chassis has been turned through 90 degrees for accessibility, with much of the brake gear being removed and protected with red oxide [...]