40106 Boiler Works (Update 10/08)


Shane Rich, Mike Hurst and myself were down at Kidderminster on Friday (09th August). Shane and Mike did all the work, I just took photos and had a meeting with the managers about future plans for the locos use.

The images below show the loco in the works and Shane and Mike in the loco.

Shane is checking to see if the hammer works!, whilst Mike is pictured fitting new pipework to enable the boiler from 40135 to be installed. The lads completed installing all the required pipework on Friday.

On Saturday (10th August) Derek Gibson took 40135’s  boiler to Kidderminster and over the course of the weekend, it will be installed in 40106. Derek will then take the original boiler from 40106 back to Bury.

A further update will be given early in the week.

John Stephens