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3006, 2016

Re-wheeling of loco commences

June 30th, 2016|

All wheelsets are now painted and the leading drivers have been fitted to the loco (Tuesday 28th June). All photos below courtesy of Dave Wellington.

Newly-machined axlebox being lifted ready for lowering into position

Leading wheelset positioned […]

2206, 2016

Rapid progress as wheelsets delivered back to Grosmont

June 22nd, 2016|

After an extensive period of crack repairs at the works of Ian Riley and Sons in Bury, our wheelsets were finally delivered back to Grosmont on Tuesday 21st June.

Rapid progress has subsequently been made in the […]

2405, 2016

Wheelsets back together

May 24th, 2016|

After an extensive period of crack repairs at the works of Ian Riley and Sons in Bury, our wheelsets are finally back together.

The photos below show the wheels being pushed on to the axle, following […]

1504, 2016

61264 has a new website!

April 15th, 2016|

Welcome to the new website of the Thompson B1 Locomotive Group – brought to you by Primary Image, the leading specialists in professional web design for the UK Rail Industry.

Please take a moment to explore […]

1709, 2015

Update on wheelset repairs

September 17th, 2015|

It’s been a good few months since the last update and 61264 hasn’t had chance to turn a wheel. As you may or may not have read, earlier in the year when removing the rear […]