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J27- January Progress

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The alignment of the slide bars is now complete, the pistons are in and both front covers are fitted. Hopefully this will enable us to move foreword with the rewheeling shortly.

Pistons in, covers on, and lubrication pipes in place - Neal Woods

A view of the slide bars, which have now been aligned, with the cross heads in place - Neal Woods

Meanwhile work was taking place on the water marked centre tender wheelset journal.

Center tender wheelset almost ready for journey to Sulzer York service centre - Nigel Hall

Wheelset on lathe at Sulzer York service centre - Stephen Furze

Wheelset on lathe at Sulzer York service centre - Stephen Furze

About 0.050" was removed from the diameter of the journal to clean it up and polish.

View of skimmed and polished journal - Stephen Furze

Closer view of skimmed and polished journal - Stephen Furze

Another view of the polished journal - Stephen Furze

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2016 12:12