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
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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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