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6375 Progress Update Nov 2019

Riveting on the 6375 underframe should be complete by mid-November. 2403 is in for a re-varnish and 6375 body has been moved into Train Story.


6375 underframe - image 1.
6375 underframe with the locomotive team riveting replacement rivets. Seen L to R - James, Cameron and Alex with Pete and Neil overseeing.

Heating up one of the replacement of the rivets
Heating up one of the replacement of the rivets on 6375 underframe.

Some of the 6375 replacement rivets.
Some of the 6375 replacement rivets.

Alex at the ready and Cameron about to place the hot rivet.
Alex at the ready and Cameron about to place the hot rivet in 6375 underframe with James supporting the dolly.

Destructors Jim, Phil and Graham.
Destructors Jim, Phil and Graham putting back together the first bogie of 6375.

Steve doing the laborious work of rubbing down the varnish
Steve doing the laborious work of rubbing down the varnish in preparation to re-varnish of 2403.

Alan replacing the side panel on 2403,
Alan replacing the side panel on 2403, the supporting frame work also needed some remedial work.

































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