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The Wickham Restoration Project

11th Oct 2018

Sunday 7th October 2018 A report and photos by Corina Silk. In stark contrast to Saturday, a lovely day greeted Corina, Adrian C, Eddie (joined by John later). This was a Wickham Trolley working day up at Medstead and Four Marks. The gang ...

P-Way Report August - October

18th Nov 2014

August started with this writer being awol again!, this time buying ice creams for granddaughters whilst in Spain. Anyway I returned sort of relaxed and refreshed to find Thomas in full swing. We have for a little while now had chair key ...

P-Way Report April - August

29th Aug 2014

Due to events totally beyond the control of this writer – holidays, granddaughter's christening, Easter and of course Thomas – April has become a non report month. I can’t promise that things will improve but here goes anyway! May started with a sleeper ...

P-Way Report October - December

31st Dec 2013

Regular readers of these ramblings will remember that fish plate oiling featured heavily in the last quarter, and so October started. We have a new member of our Monday gang, Tony Lawrence and in spite of being indoctrinated into the "world of ...

P-Way Report July - September

14th Oct 2013

These three months have almost exclusively been devoted to either sleeper replacement or fishplate oiling – both high up on our list of favourite jobs!. July started off with us working at Alton replacing a large number of sleepers in the station area ...

P-Way Report April - June

8th Jul 2013

April started with our usual duties during Thomas week and the subsequent taking down of all the signage and banners at Ropley – all put away again until the summer. Our next activity, at Ropley again, was to effect some drainage work at ...

P-Way Report January - March

10th Apr 2013

January eventually started for us on the 7th and we carried on with our tree clearing and bonfire activities. This time our work area was around Boyneswood Bridge so that made it easy for a few return trips to Medstead for tea ...