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Thursday, 29 March 2012

Trackwork Continues past Marley Hill Signalbox

Loading ballast behind Marley Hill shed
Loading ballast behind Marley Hill shed
Rob adding fishplate bolts
Rob adding fishplate bolts
In the workshop, Ron paints the New Holland excavator
Meanwhile in the workshop, Ron paints the digger .....
Brian surveys the machining and bushing required for the track idler wheel
..... while Brian surveys the machining and bushing
required for a track idler wheel
David, a passing volunteer from Huddersfield, assists Rob with drilling and fishplating
David, a passing volunteer from Huddersfield,
assists Rob with drilling and fishplating
The Husky ploughing ballast to level
The Husky ploughing ballast to level
Moving lengths of rail out of the way of the jacker packer
Moving lengths of rail out of the way of the jacker packer
Using the jacker packer to lift to a datum level
Using the jacker packer to lift to a datum level
There is still plenty of work tomorrow for volunteers on this track job, in order for us to run trains on Sunday .....