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  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
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PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:25 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
A further update has been posted describing progress on the corridor, the toilets and the compartment ceilings and doors.

See http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html

ick
  Topic: Belmond Northern Belle Maintenance Base
haynes_m

Replies: 30
Views: 5333

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:46 am   Subject: Belmond Northern Belle Maintenance Base
The new owner has announced that the set will go to Carnforth for a winter overhaul after completion of the present series of charters.
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
Views: 32195

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:38 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
Another update has been posted today

See http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html

The gangways have been installed.
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
Views: 32195

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:38 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
6045 has left the paint shop with a completed roof.

It has been to Kidderminster on Tuesday 17th for a bogie swop and is now back at Bewdley where the corridor connections will now be fitted to pr ...
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 48
Views: 16178

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:36 pm   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
24105 is now complete and back in the set.
27218 is continuing to receive attention to its corner post and surrounding framework.

On the mechanical side 4550 has received attention to its wheelse ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
Views: 32195

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:11 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
A further update showing the completion of the roof repair.

See http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html


Mick
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 48
Views: 16178

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:37 am   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
27220 is now complete and has been replaced by 24105 to have all the bogies and running gear checked. On 24105 the only job is completion of the toilet which requires a lift anyway to route the soil p ...
  Topic: More Diesel turns 2017?
haynes_m

Replies: 16
Views: 1743

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:06 am   Subject: More Diesel turns 2017?
Steam, period carriages pre-nationalisation and heritage stations gives us an edge and it must be marketed as such an attraction.

Diesels are definitely out of place in such an environment but a us ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
Views: 32195

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:02 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
Yet another update has been posted today on our website.

See http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html

The roof repairs are going well and we are progressing installation of the vestibu ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
Views: 32195

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:23 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
Sure, this is historically correct. There is a steel facing plate on the gutter which is now being attached. All steel gutters did not appear until 1936.

Mick
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
Views: 32195

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:40 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
A further update has been posted today on our website.

See http://www.gw-svr-a.org.uk/6045-restoration.html

The roof repairs are going well and work is beginning on reinstating the corridor and ...
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 48
Views: 16178

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:37 pm   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
24105 is being varnished and the interior nears completion except for the toilet.

9654 mechanical work is now complete and it has been moved into the carriage shed until there is space for it at Be ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
Views: 32195

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:48 pm   Subject: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
You can find further news on our site.

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

New roof edge now in place on the corridor side. All third class compartment doors varnished and reassembled ...
  Topic: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
haynes_m

Replies: 48
Views: 16178

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:45 pm   Subject: Kidderminster Carriage Works update
24105 has now received its roof canvass and the interior is going well. No 1 gangway is back on and no 2 removed for attention.

1853 is back in service after the spring repairs.

9653 has receive ...
  Topic: GWR Collett Corridor Composite 6045
haynes_m

Replies: 63
Views: 32195

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:08 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
 
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