Tag Archives: Washwood Heath

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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4 x 4 Weekend

Progress was made with four of our fleet over the weekend, with our volunteers becoming more of a mobile task force. The repainting of the 33035′s bogies was completed on Saturday morning by Adam and Mike, who then moved across … Continue reading

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Open for Business Again

Restoration work on 45105 restarted this weekend as planned, with the removal of the defective triple pump from the radiator tunnel. Well versed in extracting triple pumps, Carl and Paul disconnected the pipework and swung it out using a block … Continue reading

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Great Escape

We are very pleased and relieved to report that our wayward 33035 was moved from Soho LM Depot to Washwood Heath last night. This was only made possible by the support and co-operation of the staff at Soho, and a … Continue reading

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