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  • River Irt overhaul

    River Irt is currently under repair at Numech in Workinton. In January, the boiler was sent away for a re-tube and rivet/stay repairs, returning to Ravenglass on 5th July. The

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  • River Esk overhaul update

    River Esk is currently stored, unserviceable. River Esk was in the middle of a major overhaul at the time of the workshop fire. The chassis had been completely stripped so

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  • Perkins – star of the season

    The hero of the season so far has undoubtedly been the loco Perkins, which has worked virtually all the overnight trains and often up to five trips a day in

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  • Lady Wakefield to be re-engined at TMA

    Lady Wakefield is at TMA Engineering receiving a new Perkins engine and other modifications, including wheel reprofiling and bogie repairs. The larger engine size will necessitate changes to the bonnet

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  • Engineering Report

    From Magazine 210, September 2013 On 28th March 2013, a fire ripped through the engineering workshop in Ravenglass, destroying the building. Tools and locomotive parts were in the building at

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  • Douglas Ferreira new engine

    Douglas’ engine was damaged due to a rapid loss of oil on the 26th April. A representative from the engine manufacturer DiPerk attended site, and advised that the engine was

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