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*** Covid-19 *** Tanfield Railway is closed. More information on the TR web.

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Track & Forklift

Ian removing parts of the forklift to gain access to the main boom pin
Initial attempts to remove the pin fail
Kevin working on a loose heel switch
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
General view of the work on Marley Hill headshunt
(photo courtesy of Bill Thain)
Colin screwing down a chair
(photo courtesy of Bill Thain)
Bill drilling while Colin waits
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Cameron preparing another chair .....
..... for Colin, but this time the impact wrench can't get in
Manual methods
Kevin giving Ian a hand while passing
Cameron & Bill fitting a point lever
Dave & Dennis collecting materials from the site
Dennis digging out a damaged point rodding mount .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... which Colin & Cameron replace
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Installing gluts to keep rails together & apart
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Ian getting a hand from Rob
(The main pin is proving difficult to remove)

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