Sunday, 22 August 2010

SNCB 21013 - Update 17

Sanding back the old paintwork on the north side continues.

A closer view.

The new step boards are looking nearly complete.

The bogie bolster for privately-owned Gresley LNER TK coach No.61634 was reassembled, requiring compression of the springs to put various links and tie bars together...

...and then lowered onto the bogie with the aid of the forklift. This bogie requires further needle-gunning and painting to the remaining half, and some mechanical work. The other bogie is complete.