Category Archives: Work Programme
With our locomotive very close to returning to traffic this blog would be the ideal vehicle to share all things 76084 especially sightings and trips/experiences behind her. We are receiving requests for her use away from NNR during their close … Continue reading
On a very wet Friday morning 8 June 2012 the boiler was lifted off the frames of 76084 so that the repair/retoration of the boiler can be completed by our Boilersmith, Adam Dalgleish. Some images of the lift were taken … Continue reading
Sorry we have been away for a while but there hasn’t been too much to report until recently. We have started a couple of threads that you might be interested in so have a look around the blog site.
At the 76084 Locomotive Company Limited’s recent Annual General Meeting in York the assembled shareholders were informed of two interesting initatives to raise the £150k needed to complete 76084′s restoration and return to steam. One initiative is at a sensitive … Continue reading
In preparation for the winter work programme today (28 September 2011) will see the part repaired boiler lifted into the frames at the restoration site. This means that the 60 plus shareholders and friends attending the site on Saturday for … Continue reading
There are two principal types of mechanical lubricators, the Wakefield type is the simplest. The pump ram is activated by a scotch yoke or a cam / disc arrangement. As the ram moves upwards and clears the induction port, a … Continue reading