Monthly Archives: August 2011

Scaling New Heights

Railway operation is a whole different ball game to locomotive restoration, with new skills to learn for our Group members. With the help and co-operation of the EVR volunteers, we have been practicing some basic skills with 33035 in the … Continue reading

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Testing Times

After all the repair work done over the last 3 months, we were effectively back to where we should have been with commissioning the locomotive after its overhaul. Only a limited amount of testing was able to be done at … Continue reading

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Glorious Twelfth

With the completion of repairs to 33035, the time finally came for it to leave Washwood Heath and head to its new home at the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Nothing ever seems to be straightforward with moving this loco, and problems … Continue reading

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