The wood is being cut he length plained and profiled.
A couple of weeks ago there was broken spring in one of the seats of 5042 in the main rake.
having found enough moquette that matches the upholstery team, between the others seats they are working on, rebuilt a spare from the stores ready to do a replacement.
part way through the process an extra layer of old moquette is applied
4772 is in for a repaint and crash pillar repairs as part of our rolling program of such things. With the old floor removed work started on removing th eold base plate.
By Thursday after noon the new baseplate was in on the Cotswold side north end and the crash pillar repaired
work then started onm the other side and centre sections.
Painting on the guards area of BSK 34929 is underway. Execultive light grey they call it. it looks more like pale lemon to me.
The door team are progressing both sets of doubledoors for the carriage disables entrances. This one back on the work bench for windows and lock to be fitted now that the hinge positions are all sorted out.
while these are still having the hinge positions checked.
16221 in the barn in just about finished from the welding viewpoint. So now its on onto the base prep work for door pillars and painting
Of course we don't just rebuild carriages one side that doesn't get reported on much is the fitness to run exams carrid out by John Appleton and the maintenance team. Today John was checking out 3 carriages ready for the upcoming Diesel Gala.
while Ian and a workshop team were doing the same on the Shark. well at least they were checking out the running gear. Its so much easier to do before the new running boards are fitted and there is still no roof yet.
Tony a stalwart of the department come in to do a little painting every week here working on Battery Box fittings
while Martin was with us for the day from far flung Sussex or there abouts, its a long way away.
He was helping out with the undercoating of the running boards for the Shark.
Steve was making up a few spare LED strip lights for us.
And another section of the light oak panelling was installed in the entrance vestibule of 34929.