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Wednesday, 13 June 2012

More Carriage Work

The vacuum brake cylinder, removed from No.4 yesterday, was refurbished with new seals and refitted today.

Geoff cleaning the piston rod
Ryan removing light rust
New studs by Jim
Ryan, Geoff and Bob reassemble the cylinder .....
.....  which is a heavy, awkward item to refit
in the confines of the guard's compartment

Ready for linking up and testing, which was successful
The refurbished crane power pack being moved
into tempoary storage - another pending task