Watercress Line

Wagon Group

Wagon Group Report 24th July 2017

24th Jul 2017

It was a red letter day (or rather a red solebar day) at Medstead on Tuesday, Dave Vella advises..   Clive D and Brian applied red topcoat to the SW ...

Wagon Group Report 17th July

17th Jul 2017

Dave V reports from Medstead last Tuesday that they had a slightly non productive day, with drizzling rain. Dave and Kevin took the opportunity to take the train to Alton ...

Wagon Group Report 26th June 2017

26th Jun 2017

Dave V reports from a hot Medstead on Tuesday they continue making good progress on the SW Tar wagon. Keith continued with the end timbers for the town end, ...

Wagon Group Report 19th June 2017

20th Jun 2017

The highlight of Tuesday at Medstead was undoubtedly the loading of the Fergie tractor onto the two plank wagon B 726064. The crane grab load was first moved from this wagon ...

Wagon Group Report 13th June

13th Jun 2017

Dave V reports that despite the rough, wet and windy weather on Tuesday they managed to make progress at Medstead. Numbers were also limited, and a couple of the guys ...

Wagon Group Report 5th June 2017

5th Jun 2017

At Medstead on Tuesday Dave V reports they made the usual steady progress. Richard sanded and primed the last two replacement planks on the south side of the workshop ...

Wagon Group Report 30th May 2017

30th May 2017

Lots of good progress everywhere this week ... starting with Dave V’s report from Medstead on Tuesday, advising that it was a significant one for the SW Tar ...

Wagon Group Report 23rd May 2017

23rd May 2017

They had a good day at Medstead on Tuesday. Ian J and Chris S finally managed to remove the last big nut off the SW Tar wagon diagonal rod, and ...

WAGON GROUP REPORT 15TH MAY 2017

15th May 2017

At Medstead on Tuesday they started by replacing the tarpaulins over the “A” and “AF” containers and removing the bulls head from the cattle wagon in ...

Wagon Group Report 24th April

24th Apr 2017

At Medstead on Tuesday they had a good day...... On the SW Tar wagon, Ian J and Clive D removed the final big nut from the top of the ...

Wagon Group Report 18th April 2017

18th Apr 2017

Medstead weather on Tuesday was fine and warm all day. The first job for Ian, Clive D and Richard was transfer of some recently delivered 8in x 4in timbers for ...

Wagon Group Report 11th April 2017

11th Apr 2017

Despite the weather they had a good day at Medstead on Tuesday. A few outstanding odd jobs were tackled until the weather improved a bit... filling in around the sleepers ...

Wagon Group Report 28th March 2017

28th Mar 2017

Malcolm reports from Medstead on Tuesday. They then continued on with re-boarding the running (south) side - doorway to Guard’s Compartment of BY S 653. After lunch ...

Wagon Group Report 21st March 2017

21st Mar 2017

The usual steady progress reported on Tuesday at Medstead. All efforts were concentrated on the SW Tar wagon, apart from Ian Johnson doing more work on the woodworking CCT door ...

Wagon Group Report 14th March 2017

17th Mar 2017

At Medstead on Tuesday Dave V reports progress on the usual fronts. David T continued with the south side of the workshop PMV. He has got the PMV into pretty ...

Wagon Group Report 7th March 2017

7th Mar 2017

A day of steady progress at Medstead on Tuesday. Most activity was curtailed shortly after lunch though when they had rain, sleet, high wind and even a few flakes of ...

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