Did you know? Tanfield Waggonway was 4' gauge; Hawks Waggonway (Gateshead) 4'3"; Wylam Waggonway used 5' gauge; Willington Waggonway 4'8", hence Killingworth Waggonway 4'8" & from there the Stephensons' influence spread to Hetton, the S&DR, the L&MR, across Britain & the world.

Monday, 17 July 2017

Workshop Monday & Metro Control

Malcolm assembling the safety valves
on Horden's dome cover
Working on Horden's footplate are .....
...... Alan drilling ....
..... & Dennis grinding
Walter on shims again
Dave improving the slots on Horden's reverser quadrant
Eric exposing the spare ducts
outside the electrical intake,
to recable to the workshop

Meanwhile at Metro control, Euan is on a work placement .....
(photo courtesy of Tom Hartley)
.....where he is monitoring trains & assisting with staff rostering
(photo courtesy of Tom Hartley)

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