Tag Archives: D5705

Motor Mania

The PDLG made its traditional festive visit to Bowers Electrical today, to view the latest casualties from diesel preservation, and progress with our own projects. The generator from 33035 has been dismantled and the armature placed on roller stands. From … Continue reading

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That Condor Moment

The Object of someone’s desire at yesterday’s Great Central Railwayana Auction as an original Condor headboard came up for sale. Once carried by Co-Bo Metrovick locos including D5705, this was the name given to the overnight “fast” freight service running … Continue reading

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Heads Off at the East Lancs

Engine work is progressing on the Co-Bo’s Crossley and 45135’s Sulzer at the East Lancs Railway. Carl and his engine team have made a start on the strip down of the Crossley, removing all the cylinder heads, surprisingly without any … Continue reading

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