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Progress of GWR TOAD

17410 - 2017



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February 2017

Work on the Toad has been progressing the removal and replacement of corroded steel In and around the sand and ballast boxes at the cabin end. The top edge of the steel side walls have been modified in an attempt to stop water ingress. Construction of the new sand boxes at the veranda in progress. First section of the brake gear overhaul has been completed.

View showing the corroded steel removed

View inside a sand box

View showing new steel work in place

Views showing the old top edge of the steel side walls in process of removal and replacement edge construction.

Views showing the progress of new sand box construction

Views of one part of the refurbished brake gear

And the lamp bracket has been attached