June 24th, 2023

Intermediate engineering update June 23

Riley and Son (E) Locomotive Engineers of Heywood, UK has been awarded the contract to supply the following for GER 789

  • Materials, forging and machining of three plain axles
  • Materials, machining  and assembly of modular crank axle.
  • To assemble all wheelsets.
  • To supply and fit tyres. 
  • To manufacture crank pins.

A more detailed engineering report will be published soon.

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