Gallery Updates

Locomotive News September 07

Posted by on October 7, 2007 at 4:18 pm

It has taken a long time, and we have missed another summer’s open days, but only a few more days’ work will see Number 10 ready for its steam test. At the time of writing, the refurbished boiler has been installed and the tank, chimney and cab put back in position. Steam pipes and blast […]

Locomotive News – April 07

Posted by on April 15, 2007 at 4:16 pm

The boiler destined for Number 10 has now moved to Israel Newton of Bradford for firebox caulking and adjustments to the regulator. It is expected to return within four weeks. Thereafter a big push will be on to have Number 10 back in steam in time for July open days. [thumb:136:l]Meanwhile, the cosmetic restoration of […]

Relics recovered from Stranraer Town

Posted by on May 9, 2006 at 4:10 pm

[thumb:124:l]The demolition of the buildings at Stranraer Town Station (which closed to passengers over 40 years ago) is now complete. All track has been left in situ meantime. At the request of ARPG, the demolishers were able to remove one of the two platform cranes from the goods shed and set it aside for us. […]