The entrance is being refurbished into a more heritage, 1930-1950s railway theme with cladding and dado rail. The colours will be cream and green with a large selection of railway pictures going up on the walls for atmosphere and customer/museum visitor interest.
Monday, 18 September 2017
Volunteers Jean and Rob have been doing an incredible job the past few weeks, completely transforming the cafe into the Waggonway Tea Room. The kitchen has been deep cleaned, re-structured and redecorated with the entrance and toilet facilities undergoing the same treatment.
Sunday, 17 September 2017
Some lovely photos, taken by Alison Maw, of Kitson & Co Long Boiler Side Tank, A.No.5, in service today
|A.No.5 came out of retirement in early 2014 after a short overhaul and has been in operation ever since, proving to still be very reliable at 134 years old!|
|Trainee Fireman Robert Kitching uncoupling A.No.5 from the coaching stock at Middle Engine Lane|
Saturday, 16 September 2017
John and Michael have also carried out an inspection of the brake van, which is now in the workshop for cosmetic overhaul, into a leak which had been reported around the West Side Ducket
|John beginning the removal process|
|Inspection indicated that the sealant has failed as well as the wood has began to rot|
|Work is now beginning to replace and reseal|