November 28th, 2015

Engineering News 28th November 2015

Stephenson’s Valve Gear
The Trust has contacted the National Railway Museum’s Inreach service regarding the availability of Stephenson’s valve gear drawings that are applicable to GER 789. Such a find will enable West Steam Design to establish which of several motion bracket designs is applicable to our locomotive thus enabling the remaining CAD work to the frames plates to be completed.

Boiler Design and Approval.

GER 789The Trust has opened dialogue with insurers “Sun Alliance” regarding boiler specification. A more detailed report will be available soon.