North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

J72 Lifted off Wheels

Print

Tuesday 17th saw Rail Support Services visit Hopetown to jack up the J72 to enable the three wheelsets to be extracted.

Starting the lift - Fred Ramshaw

Pause to reposition rear jacks - Fred Ramshaw

One of the synchronised jacks at the front right corner - Fred Ramshaw

Front wheel axle boxers out of horn guides, the lubricators are clearly visible - Fred Ramshaw

A view of all three wheelsets, still 6 inches to go before they can clear the front lifting beam and be rolled out - Fred Ramshaw

A view from behind, almost there - Fred Ramshaw

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 16:35