Construction of the new tender top has been in progress for a few weeks.
With the wheelsets being removed in turn for journal machining,
the axleboxes are being remetalled.
Much of the motion is excessively worn.
New pins and bushes are being made.
Various motion parts.
The valve gear crankshaft.
This and many other inside bits have suffered excessive wear after the lubrication channels
have become blocked.
New bushes are being fitted to this.
The outer valve assemblies.
These will be replaced with new rings,
whereas on the centre valve assembly the valve heads will also be replaced.
The centre and right valve actuating shafts.
The axlebox lubrication system has been tested by flushing with paraffin,
the pipes being repaired or replaced where leaking.