7828 Round Up

Seating bay

Assembled table tops awaiting stain and varnish


A summary of work completed on 7828 in the last few months. It has become difficult to update at times when the coach is changing so quickly, but for several months most volunteers were engaged in preparing large quantities of . . . → Read More: 7828 Round Up

7828 – Feb 2014

Cold and wet couple of months at Rowsley. The regulars keep pushing on with the restoration of 7828’s interior. The vestibule and luggage area ceilings have been treated to further paint, and further panel scraping has almost completed the removal of the old varnish. The old saloon lower panels had become a source . . . → Read More: 7828 – Feb 2014

Ceiling Beading

Saloon, fully beaded and in process of filling screw holes

Lavatory ready for filler and paint

Light base and beading in No.2 lavatory

Vestibule beading

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It has been a long job, but the entire ceiling has been painted in brush filler, laboriously rubbed down (thanks for your help Dave), and then the lighting patresses and beading fitted. As I write this, there are 6 pieces of beading left to screw in, the other 43 having been (in some cases quite . . . → Read More: Ceiling