Sunday, 29 October 2017

Saturday 28th October

Evening All,
A cold start to today's activity's.
The single unit 55006 "Bubble Car" catered for 115 passengers who travelled on our train today.
Thanks to the train crew who kept the service on time, incidentally we had three different 3rd men today who operated the crossing gates on the services.
Thanks for the support from catering, the bookshop and booking office also.
Thanks to Richard for conducting his famous tours of the shed and yard activities.
Also to Julie for selling some more "150 Years of the Wirksworth Branch" on board our services.
Down the yard the activities continued on different types of rolling stock.
SO 4440 having its bodywork refurbished, Ruston loco "Faraday" was having attention to it's starting air reservoir, 50253 "B" Exam attention, EVRA coach work on internal wiring, LMSCA working on interior of LMS BTO.
Steam Team working on the "The Duke" s cylinder lubrication and coupling up of con rods and cross heads.
Finally two new potential volunteers were shown around our facilities to possibly recruit them to our family of railway volunteers.
Not a bad day !

Graham W.


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