1759: Having forged the coupling rods for its NER 0-4-4T (SR483), the G5 Locomotive Company has launched a ‘Piston Plea’ to raise £18,000 for the pistons, their rods and rings, and the crossheads; email g5locomo[email protected]
2999: For its first appearance on November 17/18 (SR485) ‘Saint’ 4-6-0 Lady of Legend is to masquerade as No. 2908 Lady of Quality on one side and No. 2983 Redgauntlet on the other.
82045: Stephenson Engineering of Manchester is forging the expansion links for the ‘3MT’, and the 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust has placed an order with the firm for the rest of the valve gear and the coupling rods.