Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • Bachmann Model

    Posted on February 17, 2016 by James Cooper in Uncategorized.

    We are excited to announce that Bachmann Branchline have released these images of the¬†engineering samples of the LMS Stanier Moguls in OO Scale. The three models they will release will be No. 2965 in LMS lined black livery, No. 42969 in BR lined black with early emblem and our very own 42968 in BR lined […]

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  • Overhaul update

    Posted on February 11, 2016 by James Cooper in Uncategorized.

    42968’s boiler has been brought down from the Up headshunt to outside the northern end of the boiler shop, where SVR volunteers can continue the work started by the Fund’s own working parties in preparation for its entering the shop itself later this year, when the serious work by the SVR staff can begin.   […]

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  • Overhaul update

    Posted on February 4, 2016 by James Cooper in Uncategorized.

    Today saw, as usual, work proceeding on several fronts. The Left Hand expansion link was removed and is seen with its neighbour on a pallet to aid movement. Removal took an hour; cleaning required four hours! Such is the state that the hidden parts of steam engines achieve. The cleaning did though reveal the number […]

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