20th March 2022

The sunshine continues on the spring equinox, maybe it’s time to get a tan!

The planking for the new false door on the container has been delivered and given a first coat of primer.  The skirting boards for the toilet van have had their grey undercoat applied.  The new ‘door’ for the container has been trial fitted inside its ‘new’ frame cladding.  The platform edging has been repainted in readiness for the new season.  All being well, the garden edging and planters will be done next weekend.

The fuel tank on the dumper was taken away for a good flush and the installation of a dip stick, it has been fitted back into place and the dumper is now back in action.  Its first task was to recover old fencing materials from Northdale for ‘upcycling’ at Kidstye into firewood.

On the lineside, the cable ditch south from the 15MP has been given a final finish, level and tidy up down as far as bridge 17/14¼MP.  A start has been made on the latest section of cable to be buried between the 14 and 14¼MPs, half has been excavated, the cable laid, marker tape laid on top, and backfilled.

Weighbridge Teas have been in to give the building a good cleaning in readiness for their reopening shortly.  Thanks to the new fridge, which came a fortnight ago, they have been able to replace one which is on its last legs.

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