With the planned shunt at last done, our work load has dramatically increased. Especially with a number of other things that are now also available, so there was quite a list of things to do for the Tuesday gang.
The large number of fitments for the two new battery boxes had all been black glossed by Stu by the time I arrived. Included were some corridor connection trims.
Richard continues the painting of the door sections of the battery boxes, initially sanding the primed wood to smooth the raised wood grain before undercoating in Dark Grey.
Derek had completed the glossing of the Winchcombe platform trolley pieces.
In fitting the internal panelling on Saturday, Steve had shave off some of the door frame. Stu carefully sanded the relevant areas and then repainted accordingly.
More excellent progress with the painting of the LNWR van as Maurice and Cheryl jointly work on the south end.
Moving into the Workshop with Alan sanding more filler on the Cotswold side of BSK 34929.
At the north end Keith is doing the same with a pad sander.
On into the Barn with Bob on the roof of CK 16221. All the roof has now been cleaned off ready for a coat of primer. Bob also tackled a number of other jobs, including loosening the tank filler pipes, which in turn revealed where corrosion had eaten through the roof.
Unusually the 03 shunter had been stabled in Platform 2. Complete with its copper-capped chimney, the paintwork on this still looks very good.
Report by Dave Clark