You're at the Bluebell Railway Web Site

News of the repair of locomotive No 80151

28 September 2001

80151 is scheduled to run in the Giants of Steam (2) event on 27 and 28 October.

View of loco View of loco
80151 being painted on 23 September.

View of loco View of loco
Views inside the cab showing the driver's and fireman's sides.

Some earlier news items which were missed out:

View of loco View of loco
Pistons being installed on 29 December 2000.

View of loco View of loco
A handy feature of the design of BR Standard tank engines the way the boiler is secured at the front and back only, allowing the tanks to remain in position which saves the time taken to reassemble the locomotive after the boiler is installed, seen here on 1 July 2001.

More pictures taken during 80151's repair, including the large-size originals of those shown here, can be found here.

There were previous news items about this locomotive's repair on 4 April 3 August 2000 10 April 2000 24 November 1999 9 March 1999.

Return to News index page, or to the Villa Team Home Page, or to Bluebell Home Page
Visitor Info. - Catering - Contacts - What's New - Extension - Locos - Carriages - Signals - History - Other - Links - Search & Index - FAQ
Why not become a BRPS Member? Support us by applying for our Visa Card

Valid HTML 3.2! Last updated 28 September 2001 by Lewis Nodes.
© Copyright, disclaimer and credits.