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  Topic: More Diesel turns?
haynes_m

Replies: 16
Views: 1317

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:06 am   Subject: More Diesel turns?
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: 59
Views: 18020

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:02 am   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: 59
Views: 18020

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:23 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: 59
Views: 18020

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:40 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: 45
Views: 14839

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:37 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: 59
Views: 18020

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:48 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: 45
Views: 14839

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:45 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: 59
Views: 18020

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: 27
Views: 6575

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: 45
Views: 14839

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: 59
Views: 18020

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: 59
Views: 18020

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: 59
Views: 18020

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: 45
Views: 14839

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: 59
Views: 18020

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_ ...
 
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