31st January 2021

Frost has been the order of the day this week, one morning was still -7ᵒC at 9am!

Unfortunately, this led to a couple of burst pipes in the Camping Coach.  This was spotted when water was seen pouring out of the end of it!  The water was turned off and the fault reported, the plumber is due tomorrow.

The plywood sheets for the Palvan doors have received a coat of primer to both sides and then 2 coats of undercoat to the face side.  These are nearly ready for fixing to the Palvan frames.

Martyn has been through a couple of times this week to collect rails from Summit and Moorgates.  Some scrap rail will be going away but the reasonable ones are going on to the new Carriage Stable site once the main contractor hands over the site.

Kieran also came up on Friday with the Class 25 to collect the coaches stored here.  They are going to Pickering to have Ultrasonic tests done on their wheelsets.

Near bridge 17 further scrub has been cut down and burnt, revealing more of the blocked lineside ditch there.

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