June 12th, 2022

Engineering Appraisal June 2022

GER 789 courtesy of Owen Hayward.

Recently Heritage Railway magazine (issue 293) published an excellent article produced by Owen Hayward the magazines Staff Writer regarding GER 789’s rise from a lighthearted exchange between Chairman Stephen Cooper and CME Graham Rowland in the early 2000’s to the advance state of the build in May 2022.

Image courtesy of Owen Hayward.

July will see further contracts being awarded for the horn guides, axles etc. A detailed report reflecting contractual engineering matters will be published once terms have been agreed.

Image courtesy of Elliot Powick CME.