7828 Gets Heavier

















Every time we fit something back on LMS Third Open 7828 at Rowsley she looks better, she gets a bit heavier, and there is less ‘stuff’ to trip over. The roof ‘furniture’ is a case in point with . . . → Read More: 7828 Gets Heavier

7828 Ceiling & Torpedo Ventilators

Recent progress to report on 7828 includes…

7828’s ceiling looking resplendent in gloss white. © Alan Taylor


Torpedo ventilators on 7828 lined up ready for fitting. © Alan Taylor


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27162 Frame Repairs set to commence

As work continues to prepare Third Open 27162 for repairs to the framing , panelling and roof, following last October’s fire, plans are being drawn up to move the vehicle into the Maintenance Facility at Wirksworth on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway.

If these plans go ahead on schedule, work should begin sometime in October 2012.

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