March 3rd it was decided that it was time for a bit of a tidy up. It was decided that the tent that was put up as a short term replacement for the gazebo 12 months ago was now lift expired and more of less redundant with the arrival of the GWR Snake 1145.
With the tent gone a relative clear view of LNER 7960 was possible though this was short lived. March 8th With the tent gone it was realized that a storage area for materials would be useful, various ideas had been suggested then a donation of a small garden shed came out of the blue from a member of the Erlestoke Manor Fund. (The deck chairs will follow shortly).
During one of the shunts last year a third sleeper vehicle was brought in to the yard to increase the amount of accommodation. What with a major part of the line being closed from storm damage building of access steps got put off. finally in November while work was light on 2701 we volunteer to build some due to the timber taking longer than expected to arrive they were finally finished this month.
JUNE 28th 2008
24068 Brake Compo is currently in the mechanical shop at Kidderminster for height adjustment. On further inspection the problem was found to be four springs or rather four springs in eight or more bits (any one know a spring make?) While in the works the opportunity was taken to give the inside a clean in doing so a number of missing screws were replaced and a first class seat back was repaired.
September 26th 2010
During the autumn gala Kitchen Composite LNER 7960 was put on display at Kidderminster.
LNER 7960 in the catering dock during the autumn gala