Saturday, 5 April 2014

Daily Report Saturday 5th April 2014

A steady day on Derbyshires  friendly railway as the 122 bubble car 55012  looked after the Wirksworth to  Duffield service and Iris the railcar looked after the Ravenstor Service.
Down the yard the LMSCA worked hard to finish off the painting of the third open doors  ready for starting the varnishing tomorrow as well as steaming of ash roof struts.
The Dmu team carried out further restoration of the 101 50253  , the servicing of the 119 as well as working to fix LJ Breezes fuel  leak .
Oakes enterprises prepared and painted the frames of the Duke .
The 8f group are still trying to drill out the copper stays on Kathryns firebox
Another successful Induction and PTS course was held this afternoon  in the training room and we would like to welcome several potential members of staff to the railway.
All in all a pleasant day was had by all and I would like to thank Richard , John Allsop , Vince , Eric and John Jarman for providing todays service.

ATB  John Evans