Engineers update - 9th May 2012

After 55002 has appeared at Railfest, it will move to Barrow Hill for more work to be carried out with the fitment of TPWS and OTMR. We also hope to load bank the loco, whilst it is there. 55002 will then go to the ELR for 60 mph testing and run at their summer diesel gala from the 6th to the 8th of July. The Koyli group and the NRM would l [...]

Engineers update - 4th May 2012

55002 was started up on Friday the 4th of May on both engines and did several runs up and down in the North yard at York.  The loco had a brake test in both air and vacuum and passed.  Just 1 fault to report, the top compressor is fairly slow at building air up.  An investigation to the fault is on going.

Engineers update - 1st May 2012

Loco has moved outside to the steam prep shed, ready for engine start up. Added some more photographs to the Albums

Published on  September 25th, 2011