Ap­pren­tices go full steam ahead

Rail (UK) - - Network News -

Vir­gin Trains East Coast ap­pren­tices are help­ing with the con­struc­tion of new-build steam lo­co­mo­tive 2007 Prince of Wales at Dar­ling­ton.

Michael Ol­ley and Si­mon Nadolny worked with A1 Steam Lo­co­mo­tive Trust staff on the per­ma­nent in­stal­la­tion of three large fab­ri­cated frame stays and as­sem­bling the smoke­box lift­ing sheets.

More ap­pren­tices are ex­pected to be given the op­por­tu­nity to ex­pe­ri­ence a dif­fer­ent rail­way en­vi­ron­ment to their home de­pot.

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