Villa Team News - 15 May 1998

Birch Grove's repairs

Inspection passed and trial running started:

Birch Grove has passed its boiler inspections and has made some trial trips on the line to Horsted Keynes. These showed up a number of minor problems which need to be fixed before it can commence working trains.

Some recent pictures taken before it left the workshop:

[View of engine] [View of engine]
[View inside cab] [View inside cab] [View of boiler back]

See the Birch Grove pages for more details of the smokebox innerds and the air pump pipework.

The Birch Grove page.
The Villa Team page

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