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News from the Loco Dept - 12 December 2002

Repair of Loco No 3217 Earl of Berkeley

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Repairs the the Dukedog's engine frames have been completed, and it was replaced on its wheels late in November.

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Two views of the locomotive with its tender now inside the workshop.

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The motion parts are being reassembled, and the overhauled vacuum pump is in place.

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Fresh green paint has appeared on it.

More pictures taken during 3217'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 10 July 2002 28 March 2002 21 December 2001 30 November 2001 28 September 2001 4 April 2001 20 January 2000 19 May 1999 23 March 1999 9 March 1999 22 May 1998 24 December 1997.

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