Tag Archives: 47484

Raising the Roof

A phone call from Adam, and another challenge was on for the A-team, descending at 7am on CF Booths of Rotherham on news of the arrival of 47829 (the Police). The mission this time was salvaging the roof sections for … Continue reading

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Running Repairing Restoring

Maybe not what teacher considers to be the Three R’s, but in the PDLG world that means lots of activity. 33035 made the running on Friday with a charter special on the EVR for a university professor celebrating his 60th … Continue reading

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Here, there and back again

Our volunteers have been putting in the miles and hours over the last couple of weeks, moving forward the restoration work on our fleet. In the West Midlands, No 2 end cab of 47484 has been steadily improving both inside … Continue reading

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Plumber’s World

It could be inside a submarine, but the view is the machine room at No1 end of 47484. With the help of friends from 47524 on the Churnet Valley Railway, our Away Team have started to disconnect some of the … Continue reading

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A Nice Number

The Away Team, Matt and Adam celebrated 47484′s birthday with a day working on the loco and some cream cakes. The loco’s birthday presents were a new cover and a renumbering to remind it of its younger days. Progress continued … Continue reading

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Cab Transformation

Adam, Matt and Nathan formed the away team on Saturday, returning to the West Midlands to continue work on No 2 cab in 47484. Further scraping and sanding was followed by a coat of etch primer on the cab back … Continue reading

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All Wrapped Up

Hardy souls braved the icy temperatures this weekend, determined to avoid the Christmas shopping. On Saturday, Matt, Adam and Nathan huddled in No 2 cab of 47484 to continue with the scraping and removal of yet more items for restoring … Continue reading

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Home and Away

The away team braved the cold weather on Saturday working on 47484. No 2 end cab was further stripped down, loosing the only seat left in the loco, and several more panels were removed for restoration. The only paint of … Continue reading

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47484 Cabtime

With all the recent effort being put into preparing 33035 and 45060 for diesel galas, work on our latest addition 47484 has taken a bit of a summer break. Anxious to get matters moving again, this Saturday, Nathan, Adam and … Continue reading

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Five Stars

All five of our fleet have something to report this week, including 45135 at the East Lancs Railway (see previous update). 33035 was lowered back down on its bogies on Thursday 28th at Boden Rail Engineering, having refitted the motor … Continue reading

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