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not sure yet, probably a pause for breath! We continue to collect rail as opportunities permit which will allow us to extend the line in...
yes that’s correct it is a medium term ambition.
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Also TVR220 now back in the shed with GWR 216 with the aim to get both looking the part by the end of September.
Misc news updates
1. Haulwen boiler progressing at Flour Mill, also the chassis work continues in the shed with springs and cross heads removed...
First “work” entry on the blog.
yes, that’s the plan, we will move the cafe and toilet block to Abergwili to provide facilities pending further additions.
yes the plan shows two platforms, currently the down platform is built and used but the up platform is still to be built. Probably won’t get done...
no webpage as such but we will have a blog to chart the progress on site.
Attached is the overall site plan.
Loco shed will remain at Bronwydd Arms due to proximity of hospital at Abergwili and the fact we have set up the MPD facilities there.
funds are for the Abergwili site; and the works compromise the following
construction of an access off the A485 road into the site ;...
This is spot on. One thing I would add, coal can be seen as a “speculative” cost eg you throw it in the fire, if the train is full then you make a...
Work continues on GWR 216 with all the droplights now in cherry red gloss. The next stage is to fit the side felt to them and insert in the doors....
Draught excluders and beading now being fitted to interiors.
More progress, the door frames have been painted Indian red, compartments being upholstered and the seat bases and backs being installed. It’s all...
Looking complete, next jobs are to carry on fitting out the compartments internally with upholstery and draught excluders.
We held the Oddities day today with a few smaller visitors and both steam locos working. Meanwhile in the shed another milestone on GWR 216 as the...
getting there, still a bit left to do but the list is getting smaller.
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