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News of Blackmore Vale's Repair

The motion parts have had extensive repairs and the chains are now being refitted. The new lubrication pipework is nearly finished, and the driving wheels are being replaced. Work on the new tender top is almost complete.

View of new valve heads New valve heads fitted to carrier.

View new crankshaft bearings New bearings for the valve gear crankshaft.

View of new lubrication pipework New lubrication pipework at the front of the loco.

View of new tender top The new tender top on 27 March...

... and on 9 April. View of new tender top

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