SRPS DIESEL GROUP NEWS SECTION - UPDATED 20-07-2015
The side skits have been removed to allow replacement with new metal, work continues on the window frame and surrounds at number 2 end, while at number 1 end the de scaling and cleaning of the floor and nose continue internally.
Fundraising is continuing for the wheel sets which still need retyred before the loco can operate on the branch again and all donations are welcome! These can be made by going to the website at mydonate.
Successful replacement of the radiator hose on top of the radiator has been done prior to going to ELR.
The loco has been in use with the vacuum brakes operating successfully.
The loco is having the fan clutch replaced with an overhauled unit as this failed at the ELR.