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  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

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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: 49
Views: 13773

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: 41
Views: 11732

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

Replies: 2
Views: 440

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: 49
Views: 13773

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: 49
Views: 13773

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: 41
Views: 11732

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: 49
Views: 13773

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 ...
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 41
Views: 11732

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:05 am   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
On the mechanical side 1853 has been in for a check and is now back out with only a few jobs needed. 4550 has replaced it for attention to the toilet chute following the major repair to the toilt fram ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 49
Views: 13773

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:49 am   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
A further update has just been posted to http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html

The first restored corridor sliding door to the compartments has been re-hung and I will post a photo short ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 49
Views: 13773

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:57 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
An update showing the complete exterior panelling has been posted to our Facebook Group by Gareth.
Please join as members of the Group see
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1802133566694120/

Meanw ...
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 41
Views: 11732

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:50 pm   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
A new update.

4550 is now being lined and lettered. It will then need final varnishing and buffer heights checked before it can re-enter service. It ended up as a major repair.

24105 is being pr ...
  Topic: GWR Excursion Brake Third 650
haynes_m

Replies: 153
Views: 52661

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:33 pm   Subject: Lino for 650
Yes it is hessian backed and it is supplied by Forbo trade name Marmoleum
see www.forbo.com/flooring/en-uk/products/marmoleum/c0aq3g

Mick Haynes
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 49
Views: 13773

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 3:11 am   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
A Happy New Year to all readers. Come and visit us in the New Year or even better volunteer to help with the bogie overhaul!

An update has been posted on our site. Visit
http://www.gw-svr-a.org.u ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 49
Views: 13773

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:38 am   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
An update has been posted on http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/whats_new.html

This includes a link to the facebook pages and a new link to the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Works site.
 
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