PROGRESS AS AT 30 OCTOBER 2018.
Charlie Jones (Team Leader), Jeff Jackson, Rod Wallis, Chris Tayler, John Spaull, Allan
Vessey, Mike Barclay, Ian Mackenzie, Graham Hart, Steve Underhill (boilersmith), Graham Hope (painter).
Work in Progress:
The loco is reassembled and we are in the final stages of preparing
6989 for an in frames steam test. Work to be completed after steam test:
Fit firebrick arch. In stock.
Fit spark arrester. Constructed ready to fit.
Fit firehole door deflector
plate. In stock.
Set spring tensions.
Fitness to run inspection.
Move loco under own steam, check all systems, adjust and fix snags arising.
and fit copper pipe from Masons valve to train steam heat pipe.
Continue construction of 6989's tender
CAN YOU HELP?
We are always in need of volunteers to assist with the restoration. You do not have to be a
locomotive engineer - although it would be great if you are - there is plenty to do for all abilities. See
the dates when we will be on site above. If you want to help you need to be a member of the Quainton Railway Society - for
insurance purposes. Interested? Contact Charlie Jones on 01525 635860, or Jeff Jackson on 01278 781649 (before 20:00).