AGM and Working Weekend 11th - 12th October

Saturday saw a small team doing work on the new cab floor and fitting the brake gear, so that we can now apply a hand brake. The trimmings in the oil pots have been renewed. The new smokebox door ring was collected from Tyseley on Friday and delivered to Llangollen. The Tyseley boys have done a superb job. Work can now continue on the smokebox door.Sunday morning was AGM time and a really good turnout
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5199 AGM

Saturday 17th September saw the 5199 AGM of 2011 held at the CVR. The Shareholders were invited for free travel on the CVR for the day behind their loco, and the AGM was held on the 11:10 departure from Kingsley & Froghall in the lines recently restored FK which was reserved for the group. Footplate rides were also offered to those members wishing a ride 'up front'. The day though started at 6am for
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A Grand Day Out

What a fantastic day we all had on the 30th July. The sun came out, and 5199 was looking very clean and polished thanks to the CVR volunteer effort during the week. Two trips to Cauldon Lowe and back were sampled before the final farewell photo opportunity.5199 and invited membershipI hope that all of you that attended enjoyed the sight and sound of 5199 attacking the bank ( which rises higher than
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