LO­CO­MO­TIVE BRIEFS

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27: CAD draw­ings have been pro­duced to make a new set of SECR-pat­tern buf­fers for the Blue­bell-based ‘P’ 0-6-0T, which has also re­ceived patch weld­ing repairs to its frames. 13065: The East Lancs-based ‘Crab’ was due to re­turn to ser­vice in late Oc­to­ber, fol­low­ing sev­eral weeks un­der­go­ing its first valve and pis­ton ex­am­i­na­tion of this ten-year ‘ticket’. 41241: The Sev­ern Val­ley Rail­way has be­gun as­sem­bling the re­place­ment cop­per fire­box for the Keigh­ley & Worth Val­ley Rail­way’s Ivatt ‘2MT’ 2-6-2T, while a re­place­ment outer steel door­plate has been pro­duced by Ty­se­ley. 75069: A re­place­ment fire­box door­plate has been pressed for the Sev­ern Val­ley-based BR Stan­dard ‘4MT’ 4-6-0 by South Devon Rail­way Engi­neer­ing. The lo­co­mo­tive’s driv­ing wheel tyres have also been turned. 92134: Repairs to the fire­box foun­da­tion ring have been com­pleted on the unique sur­viv­ing sin­gle-chim­ney ‘9F’, now based at the East Lancs Rail­way.

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