The fruit C is getting close to completion with Richard stone doing some final paint work on the roof edges. Phil has started on the internal electrical set up.
The second bogey for 21092 was the focus for the Dirty Gang today.
Frame up and wheel set out
Axle boxes of check and clean the journals, the oiling pads and bearings.
New inner oil seals in place.
and put it all back together again.
4986 was the focus for Steve who is making new frames for the ceiling and then the new ceiling
The frames for the south end vestibule ready to fit next week.
having run out of seats to work on a party was sent out to gather a set of seats needed by the upholstery team. Gathered together they were loaded onto the hoist trolley.
in the upholstery shop Dave was soon working on one of the compartment seat backs
while Jenny and John were working on open carriage seats also retrieved from the various storage areas around the yard. Its never easy to work out which carriage they are for as the upholstery team are usually working seats for a completely different carriage to the rest of us!
Not exactly upholstery but the corridor connection rubber is now off but does need some 'leather stitching to a small rip. Over to the upholstery team then.
well they do get to work things other than moquette fairly often. these being the disassembled and remade components of the drivers arm rest from one of the diesels.
Richard Drewitt was with us again today and with some assistance got the new water tanks into the north end of the boiler van. This enabled him to then mark out the floor mounting positions and set out the southern end as well.
Richard was still keeping his hand in with some sanding and then painting on the north end of 4986
while Dave was doing much the same on the south end of the DMU.
Ainsley having done some more of our regular PAT testing picked up the painting of the south end of th \DMU later in the day.
strip cleaning was also much in evidence with Andy working on corridor trim hoops
and Paul sanding wood trim for 4986. Some of the carriages seem to have miles of this wood trim!