Weekend dates, 2014

These are the working weekend dates for the rest of 2014. Obviously the plan is for 5199 to be in steam well before the end of the year, in fact we hope it'll be the early summer, and once she's back in steam then we'll pile in and help sister project 6880. One of the working weekends I expect to use for the members/shareholders day, more news on that as dates etc. are confirmed.April 19/20May
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January Update

A huge thank you to all who have responded to the appeal for funds to help finish the 10 year overhaul on 5199. We're not there yet, so if you're thinking of a loan or share or a donation, I'd still be pleased to hear from you. To help save money and allow some volunteer input into the final push on the overhaul, we plan to have working weekends over the next few months and a working week to finally
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22nd October 2010

Sorry there's been no updates or pics for a while, but I've been busy. So below is a quick summary of where we are up to with 5199.We are almost at the point where the boiler will be going back in the frames I understand that she held 270 psi on a hydraulic yesterday and she remained dry as a bone. If successful in passing her hydraulic test today with the inspector present, then we will steam her
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WANTED!

The missing rear radial truck tyre has now turned up at the SDR and the complete wheelset should be back at Llangollen later this week.So come on boys and girls, 5199 needs our help over the next few weekends.Feb16th-17th, & 23rd-24th, with the possibility of other dates too.We have to refit:All the Brake rodding.Eccentric rods and straps.Coupling rods and con rods.A repaired boiler band.Put back front
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