Monthly Archives: April 2013

Up, Up and Away

Since the generator disgraced itself on Good Friday, we have been preparing for the big lift to remove it for repairs. The biggest challenge was the ring of bolts connecting the end of the generator to the engine crankshaft, which … Continue reading

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Bad Friday

Good Friday was far from it for 33035, when the ETH generator decided to heat itself by flashing over. The picture shows the damage to the commutator copper segments that have burnt away across two of the slots. The main … Continue reading

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