Thursday, 31 October 2019

Progress Thursday 31st October 2019

Dear all,

A beautifully sunny but chilly day to end October with Iris handling the services today. The majority of passenger came from Duffield today and the buffet particularly benefitted so.

Advantage of the weather was taken with the doors and windows on the new toilet block being varnished to protect them.

Down the yard, the Maintenance Team investigated and hopefully resolved a random power controller fault that had developed on W55006 over the last few days.

I suppose the big news of yesterday was the arrival of two beautiful vintage teak coaches in the form of a 1935 LNER first class and a GNR 1910 Observation Saloon. The coaches are operational and we look forward to them joining the LMS Brake Third coach which is in the final stages of restoration.