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WAGON GROUP REPORT 30TH SEPTEMBER 2019

3rd Oct 2019 in Wagon Group

At Medstead finalising works continue on BY S 653 on the vac and steam heating piping; painting internally; electrics; conduit for the lighting; and the lettering and numbering has been procured. The "Gunpowder" van W 105691 is being repainted internally and externally, as are ...

Blitz at Alton

18th Sep 2019 in Buildings

There were a few outstanding jobs that we had at Alton to finish off, and due to the current lack of through trains it was decided to get a team up there to complete them in one visit rather than split the ...

Alton Station Updated

11th Sep 2019 in Buildings

With the line between Alton and Medstead & Fourmarks Stations remaining closed, work at Alton Station has continued to focus upon much needed maintenance ahead of us again welcoming our passengers. Alton is a gateway to our railway and so it's ...

What larks!

28th Aug 2019 in Buildings

21  August On one of our last visits to the balloon water tank at Alton the water level indicator was installed and the tank capacity sign fixed near the access ladder. A float inside the tank attached to a cable will travel ...

WAGON GROUP REPORT 18TH AUGUST 2019

28th Aug 2019 in Wagon Group

Well the past few weeks seem to have seen the extremes of the weather with the heat and torrential downpours, but despite a few days missed for this, we have progressed on a number of projects... At Medstead the internal and external ...

WAGON GROUP REPORT 22ND JULY 2019

1st Aug 2019 in Wagon Group

Another monthly roundup this time... At Medstead works on BY S 6563 continue. Ian Johnson is installing the piping for the vac baking system and the steam heating in the guards brake area, and reinstating the guards periscope. Internally and externally the topcoats ...

Just a couple of things

18th Jul 2019 in Buildings

11 July A lot of bits and pieces of jobs have had to be done over the last few weeks, of no great import as regards news or photos but important none the less to maintaining the infrastructure of the Railway. So, onto ...

Alton Station Update

18th Jul 2019 in Buildings

Alton Water Tower The water tower at Alton is now complete with a fresh coat of paint and for the first time a lid, which will help keep it clean and clear of sludge. Whilst the scaffolding is still up you can ...

WAGON GROUP REPORT 24TH JUNE

4th Jul 2019 in Wagon Group

Well it's been a few weeks since the last report, with holidays and other things seemingly taking up rather a lot of time. But anyway, even though no one has actually mentioned any lack of Wagon Group missives... here's an ...