Saturday, 20 March 2010

Trolley Restoration

Sterling work has been going into restoring some of the historic platform trolleys at the railway. The metal fittings are stripped off the rotten wooden frames, and cleaned up and painted. A new timber body is constructed to match the old trolley, using the restored metalwork to hold it all together.

Presumably ex-GPO mail trolley in the process of being rebuilt:

Completed and lettered trolleys:

The rotten remains of the timber work once the restorable metalwork has been removed: