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  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
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PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:08 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
More news has just been posted on our site.
See
http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html

6045 is receiving its new roof edge and repairs to the cantrail.

Mick Razz
  Topic: DfT competition
haynes_m

Replies: 26
Views: 5430

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:00 pm   Subject: DfT competition
As Richard said converting 5043 will take time.
The long term aim is the GW sets will only have GW vehicles meaning that 5043 will be invalid and buffet in GW2 and 5804 which is the junior club coach ...
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 43
Views: 13199

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:16 am   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
Just a brief update.

24105 is now panelled and varnished. Work is continuing on fitting out the inside with the new seat frames.

9654 bogies are progressing well with good progress on pins and ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
Views: 15741

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:32 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
More news now available at http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html

Also see our article in GWRJ number 102.
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
Views: 15741

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 10:46 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
More news is posted today http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/whats_new.html with information on 6045, 4786 and the overhaul of 6562 Very Happy
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
Views: 15741

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 9:36 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
Our website has been updated today. There is progress on a range of areas including upholstery, pictures, corridor door, toilet floors, pelmets and wiring.

Have a look at http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk ...
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 43
Views: 13199

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 9:32 pm   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
9654 is the main job at Kidderminster for a bogie overhaul and checking of the steam heat. Some rewiring between the batteries and the regulator will be attempted if there is time.

At Bewdley 6562 ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
Views: 15741

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:28 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
Yet another update has been posted today ready for the members week-end.

See the new first class side panels and the third class back as just delivered.

Mick

http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/whats_ ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
Views: 15741

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:46 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
Another update has been posted today.

6045 is now outside the joinery shop and it will shortly enter the paintshop for roof and gutter repairs.

see http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/whats_new.html
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 43
Views: 13199

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:43 pm   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
More work was found on 1856 but that is back in traffic and a spate of vacuum cylinder repairs has gone through the works. These were 6913, 829, 4545, 4509, 9220. 16232 is now have a broken coil sprin ...
  Topic: Accident north of Bridgnorth in 1928
haynes_m

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PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:12 pm   Subject: Accident north of Bridgnorth in 1928
Swindon drawing 85276 draws the train. The 3 carriages were clerestories

Mick
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
Views: 15741

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:34 am   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
Yet another update has been posted

see http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/whats_new.html

We are fitting the ceilings, some more missing mouldings have been made and the toilet doors are being completed. ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
Views: 15741

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:55 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
The first ceiling panel is now screwed into place and the white D shaped panels at the ends of the compartments are almost ready for attaching.

More pictures soon.
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 43
Views: 13199

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:52 pm   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
4550 is now finished and 1856 has entered for attention to its horn guides where the build up of rust has made then tighter than is best.
16169 has moved to outside the works for welding repairs to ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 54
Views: 15741

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:07 am   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
Another update was posted last night on
http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html

The corridor ceiling frames are now in place and work is now concentrating on the ceiling panels which can ...
 
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