42968 was withdrawn in the week ending 31/12/66 after 32 years and 11 months faithful service to the LMS and BR. During her years of service she carried three different numbers – 13268 from new on 14-01-34 to period ending 20-03-35 then 2968 through nationalisation on 01-01-48, and finally 42968 from week ending 24-09-49 throughout her […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A final summary of the work completed just before Christmas 2016.Continue Reading... No Comments.
These pictures show progress on the locomotive from the previous week. Further cleaning and painting of the running plates has continued, with almost all of both sides top and bottom in black undercoat.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Work is progressing nicely with the Valve chest liners and the Boiler. We would like to give special thanks to three volunteers in the loco shed for the work they have done on 13268. They come in on a Tuesday and have helped by drilling and burning out the rivets on the rear buffer beam of the locomotives […]Continue Reading... No Comments.