Section 7D.5 - 2018 (July to Date)

MW2047 Restoration Progress - July 2018

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Cylinder Assembly being lifted into

position by JCB Tractor at SVR

Bridgnorth on 1st July 2018.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Carl Jones)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

With Cylinder Assembly in position

between frames and top outer slide bars

fitted to help with alignment at SVR

Bridgnorth on 1st July 2018.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Carl Jones)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Mounting bars with centre hole for piano

wire to help with cylinder alignment at

SVR Bewdley on 14th July 2018. Fitted

bolts to attach cylinders to frames ca

be seen in the background.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Frame spacer bars at SVR Bewdley on

14th July 2018. These will be required to

achieve the correct frame space whilst

cylinders are aligned and attached.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler seen in the yard at SVR

Bridgnorth prior to being lifted onto

the well wagon containing the

saddletank with the SVR steam

crane on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

GWR well wagon No.42343 containing

saddletank shortly to be joined by old

boiler and smokebox at SVR Bridgnorth

on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Saddletank being prepared for temporary

removal from GWR well wagon prior to the

lifting of smokebox and old boiler at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Saddletank being temporarily lifted

off GWR well wagon No.42343 prior

to lifting old boiler and smokebox at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old smokebox being moved from in front

of old boiler to allow this item to be lifted

at SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old smokebox moved to a temporary

location to allow access to lift old boiler

at SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Chains being slung around barrell of

old boiler prior to lifting at SVR

Bridgnorth on 14th July 2014.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler being lifted by SVR

30 ton steam crane at Bridgnorth

on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler being lifted by SVR 30 ton

steam crane ADM 1091/30 at SVR

Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler being lowered onto

GWR well wagon No.32343 at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler lifted into postion on GWR

well wagon No.42343 at SVR

Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Smokebox being lowered into position

on GWR well wagon No.42343 at SVR

Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Smokebox being laid horizontally

on GWR well wagon no.42343

next to old boiler at SVR

Bridgnorth on14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Saddletank being lifted to be placed

on GWR well wagon No.42343 with

old boiler and smokebox at SVR

Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Saddletank in final position on

GWR well wagon No.42343 at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Robin Jones and Richard Cooke attaching

straps to secure tarpaulin cover over

saddletank. The old boiler and smokebox

are also mounted on the GWR well wagon

at SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Lifting operation complete at SVR

Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018 with

old boiler, smokebox and saddletank

in place on GWR well wagon ready to be

towed down to Bewdley later this year.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Alignment bracket and dummy leading

axle attached to main frame to prepare

for alignment of cylinders and axleboxes

at SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Alignment bracket attached to main

frame with dummy axle required

to align cylinders and axleboxes at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Richard Cooke & Robin Jones inspecting

cylinders in position prior to alignment

and permanent attachment at SVR

Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Underside view of cylinders in

position between frames with

packing neccessary for alignment

prior to permanent attachment at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Frame spacer bar in position prior to

cylinders being aligned and attached

at SVR Bridgnorth on 14th July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Brian Hill machining steam brake

cylinder cover in machine shop at

SVR Bewdley on 15th July 2018.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Andy Poole)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Cylinder covers removed to allow

alignment bars to be fitted at SVR

Bridgnorth on 22nd  July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Cylinder covers plus retaining nuts

removed to assist with alignment

of cylinders at SVR Bridgnorth

on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Cylinders being aligned by

WILT fitting team at SVR

Bridgnorth on 22nd Jult 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Preperations in progress to align

cylinders at SVR Bridgnorth

on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Hydraulic jack and packing under

cylinders being adjusted to help

with alignment at SVR Bridgnorth

on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Preperations in hand to remove

front buffer beam to allw access to

align cylinders at SVR Bridgnorth

on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Front bufferbeam being removed with

the help of a mobile hydraulic lift at

SVR Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

WILT Fitters (Andy Poole, Brian Hill,

Carl Jones and Robin Jones) at

work aligning cylinders at SVR

Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Rear LH spring partially detached to allow

alignment bracket to be fitted at SVR

Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Andy Poole and Robin Jones thinning

down the plastic twine to one strand

to use as substitute piano wire in 

order to align cylinders at SVR

Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Front view of cylinders with covers

removed, alignment brackets added

and plastic piano wire in position

using heavy nuts to maintain

the tension of the wire at SVR

Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Cylinder alignment in process with

plastic piano wire clearly visible

through centre of LH cylinder at

SVR Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

WILT fitters Robin Jones, Brian Hill

and Andy Poole discussing progress

in aligning the cylinders at SVR

Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Rear springs partially detached with

alignement brackets loosely fitted at

SVR Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH driving wheel horn stay with

one fitted bolt in the process of

being removed at SVR Bridgnorth

on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

LH driving wheel horn stay with two

out of four fitted bolts removed at

SVR Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler, smokebox and saddletank on

GWR well wagon No.42343 in headshunt

at SVR Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler, smokebox and saddletank on

GWR well wagon No.42343 in headshunt

at SVR Bridgnorth on 22nd July 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

MW2047 Restoration Progress - August 2018

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Refurbished piston sub assembly,

part of steam brake assembly at

SVR Bewdley on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Set of new cylinder fitted bolts at

SVR Bewdley on 5th August 2018.

These bolts will be used to fix

cylinders to frames when holes

have been drilled and reamed.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW 2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old fitted bolts removed from horn stays

at SVR Bewdley on 5th August 2018.

These will need to be replaced with

new fitted bolts (with a less tight fit).

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

LH frame brackets for attaching

bufferbeam prior to being

de-rusted and primed at SVR

Bridgnorth on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH frame brackets for attaching

bufferbeam prior tbeing

de-rusted and primed at SVR

Bridgnorth on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

With protective dust sheet cover

over exposed cylinders at SVR

Bridgnorth on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH frame brackets for attaching

bufferbeam after being de-rusted

but prior to being primed at SVR

Bridgnorth on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:    David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

LH frame brackets for attaching

bufferbeam after being de-rusted

but prior to being primed at SVR

Bridgnorth on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

With Bufferbeam and frame mounting

brackets primed and a dust sheet over

exposed cylinders at SVR

Bridgnorth on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH end of bufferbeam after being

de-rusted and given a coat of primer

at SVR Bridgnorth on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH frame brackets for attaching

bufferbeam after a coat of primer

had been applied at SVR Bridgnorth

on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

LH frame brackets for attaching

bufferbeam after a coat of primer

had been applied at SVR Bridgnorth

on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

LH end of bufferbeam after being

derusted and primed at SVR

Bridgnorth on 5th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Re-furbished steam brake cylinder

awaiting the fitting of new studs

at SVR Bewdley on 19th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old (loose) fitted bolts being removed

from rear LH horn strap at SVR Bridgnorth

on Sunday 19th August 2018. New bolts

will be made to replace these.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Wooden props fitted under cylinders

to help with final alignment prior to

drilling holes and adding fitted bolts at

SVR Bridgnorth on 19th August 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

MW2047 Restoration Progress - October 2018

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Work in progress to align cylinders prior

to drilling holes and installing the new

fitted bolts at SVR Bridgnorth on 14th

October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Alignment brackets in postion and

new horn stay fitted bolts at SVR

Bridgnorth on 14th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Newly fitted horn stay bolts given a coat

of red oxide primer at SVR Bridgnorth

on 14th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Slide bars being refitted between

motion bracket and  LH cylinder at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Two slidebars in position between RH

clinder and motion bracket following

alignment of cylinder assembly at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 0f 1926 'Warwickshire'

View of front end of frames with red

oxide primer applied to buffer beam

mounting brackets at SVR Bridgnorth

on 14th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Front end of frames with buffer beam

mounting brackets given a coat of black

paint at SVR Bridgnorth on 14th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

 RH Rear horn stay with newly installed

fitted bolt given a coat of black paint at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Veiw of cylinders showing both top and

bottom outer slide bars in position at

SVR Bridgnorth on 14th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

First five holes drilled into RH cylinder

block with first fitted bolt in position at

SVR Bridgnorth on 28th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

View of cylinders with all slidebars fitted

at SVR Bridgnorth on 28th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

LH rear spring refitted in place at SVR

Bridgnorth on 28th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Alignment brackets following removal

from frames at SVR Bridgnorth

on 28th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Covers replaced on driving wheels at

SVR Bridgnorth on 28th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Richard Cooke's van on arrival at SVR

Bewdley having transported coupling

rods down from Bridgnorth on 28th

October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Coupling Rods in the back of Richard

Cooke's van on arrival at SVR

Bewdley on 28th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Coupling rods on arrival at SVR Bewdley

on 28th October 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

MW2047 Restoration Progress - November 2018

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Although the photo was taken on 11th

November 2018 the lower LH cylinder

fitted bolts were installed at SVR

Bridgnorth a week earlier on 4.11.18.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Smaller Magnetic Drill (borrowed from

4150 Group) in use to drill upper holes

in RH cylinder at SVR Bridgnorth on

11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Carl Jones and Andy Poole drilling the

upper holes in the RH cylinder block at

SVR Bridgnorth on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

'Warwickshire' with

holes being drilled

into RH cylinder by

Andy Poole, Robin

and Carl Jones at

SVR Bridgnorth on

11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Top flange of RH cylinder block with all

5 holes drilled through prior to being

reamed and fitted bolts inserted at SVR

Bridgnorth on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Carl Jones reaming first hole of upper

row of holes in RH cylinder at SVR

Bridgnorth on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Andy Poole using using air drill to ream

remaining holes on upper row prior to

inserting fitted bolts at SVR Bridgnorth

on Sunday 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Reamer breaking through second hole

of top row in RH cylinder at SVR

Bridgnorth on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Carl Jones turning down one of the

fitted bolts prior to insertion in

reamed hole of cylinder block

at SVR Bridgnorth on 11th

November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

One of the fitted bolts being measured

after being turned down at SVR

Bridgnorth on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Andy Poole and Robin Jones using the

magnetic drill to drill pilot holes in the

LH cylinder at SVR Bridgnorth

on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Carl and Robin Jones and Andy Poole

drilling top row of holes in LH cylinder

at SVR Bridgnorth on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

8 out of 10 cylinder fitted bolts in postion

on the RH side and the heads given a coat

of red oxide primer at SVR Bridgnorth

on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

LH frame showing bottom fitted bolts

with heads given a coat of red oxide

primer and upper holes drilled but

not yet reamed as SVR Bridgnorth

on 11th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Although the photo was taken on 25th

November 2018 the cylinder covers

were actually fitted a week before on

18.11.18 at SVR Bridgnorth.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Although the photo was taken on 25th

November 2018 the final top row of fitted

cylinder bolts were installed a week before

on 18.11.18 at SVR Bridgnorth.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Although the photo was taken on 25th

November the final upper cylinder fitted

bolts were fitted a week before on

18.11.18 at SVR Bridgnorth.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Although the photo was taken on 25th

November 2018 the front buffer was

bolted back in place a week before

on 18.11.18 at SVR Bridgnorth.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Although the photo of front bufferbeam

attached to LH frame brackets was

taken at SVR Bridgnorth on 25th

November 2018 the bufferbeam

was actually fitted a week

before on 18.11.18.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Although the photo of front bufferbeam

attached to RH frame brackets

was taken on 25th November

at SVR Bridgnorth the bufferbeam

was actually fitted a week

earlier on 18.11.18.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

First view of driving wheel sets and

axleboxes which had kindly been

positioned (at our request) in front

of the frames at SVR Bridgnorth

on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Driving wheels and axleboxes positioned

in front of frames at SVR Bridgnorth on

Sunday 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH axleboxes laid out alongside

wheelsets at SVR Bridgnorth

on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Trailing wheelset having its journals

prepared prior to fitting axlebox

at SVR Bridgnorth on

25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Brake hanger pivot after removal

from LH frame at SVR

Bridgnorth on 25th

November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2046 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH leading brake pivot about to be

stamped with identifying letters and

numbers prior to being removed at

SVR Bridgnorth on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Axlebox assembly being dismantled

prior to being fitted onto journal at SVR

Bridgnorth on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler, smokebox and saddletank

mounted on a well wagon in shed

yard at SVR Bridgnorth prior to

being transported down to Bewdley

on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Saddletank, smokebox and old boiler

mounted on a well wagon in the shed

yard at SVR Bridgnorth prior to being

transported down to Bewdley

on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

View of wheelsets and axleboxes

in front of frames at

SVR Bridgnorth on

25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

WILT Volunteer Fitters preparing

to fit axleboxes to wheelsets at

SVR Bridgnorth on Sunday

25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

WILT Volunteer Fitters in the process

of fitting axleboxes to wheelsets

at SVR Bridgnorth on Sunday

25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH leading axlebox fitted to

journal at SVR Bridgnorth

on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Trailing LH axlebox in the process of

being fitted at SVR Bridgnorth on

25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Cylinder & Valve Covers with retaing

nuts given a coat of red oxide

primer at SVR Bridgnorth

on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH Axleboxes fitted to wheelsets

at SVR Bridgnorth on

25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Fitted bolts securing LH

cylinder casting to frames

at SVR Bridgnorth on

25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Front buffer beam re-fitted to front end

of frames at SVR Bridgnorth on 25th

November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler, smokebox and saddletank

on well wagon just prior to departure

from SVR Bridgnorth on the journey

down to Bewdley behind Class 33 No.

33108 on Sunday 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Trailing and Driving wheelsets

complete with axleboxes at SVR

Bridgnorth on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Saddletank, smokebox and old boiler

on well wagon about to depart from

SVR Bridgnorth on Sunday 25th

November 2018 bound for Bewdley.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Nigel Cripps)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Freight train containg well wagon

loaded with saddletank, smokebox

and old boiler headed by BR class 33

No.33108 departing from SVR Bridgnorth

bound for Bewdley on Sunday

25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Nigel Cripps)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Final view of saddletank, smokebox

and boiler departing from SVR Bridgnorth

bound for Bewdley on 25th November 2018.

 

(photo:   courtesy of Nigel Cripps)

MW2047 Restoration Progress - December 2018

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Well wagon containing Saddletank,

Smokebox and Old Boiler at SVR Bewdley

on Saturday 1st December 2018.

 

(photo:   courtesy of SVR Wagons)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Centre and leading driving wheel sets

at SVR Bridgnorth on 9th December

2018 after being prepared for

final painting a week earlier.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH trailing axlebox assembly with keep

temporarily removed for the addition

of felt bearing pads at SVR Bridgnorth

on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

RH trailing axlebox keep with newly

installed felt bearing pads inserted

prior to refitting to axlebox at SVR

on Bridgnorth 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Hydraulic and manual screw jacks

provided to start frame lifting process at

SVR Bridgnorth on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Screw lifting jacks in position under

rear buffer beam during the lifting

process in order to insert driving

wheel sets under frames at SVR

Bridgnorth on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Hydraulic lifting jack under front

buffer beam being used to prepare

frames for insertion of driving

wheel sets under frames at SVR

Bridgnorth on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

WILT fitters getting ready to roll trailing

wheelset under frames by removing

front packing at SVR Bridgnorth

on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Trailing wheelset being carefully rolled

under frames by WILT fitters at SVR

Bridgnorth on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Trailing wheelset being carefully rolled

under frames by WILT fitters at SVR

Bridgnorth on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Trailing wheelset in temporary position

under frames at SVR Bridgnorth on 9th

December 2018. the rear springs and

horn straps will need to br removed prior

to final positioning and frames lowered.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Felt bearing pads in the process of being

added to the axle box keeps of centre

driving wheelset at SVR Bridgnorth

on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Trailing and centre driving wheelsets

in temporary positions with packing

still under frames at SVR Bridgnorth

on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Trailing and centre driving wheelsets

in temporary positions under frames

with packing still in place at  SVR

Bridgnorth on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Packing in the process of being inserted

under the frames with trailing and

centre driving wheelsets in temporary

positions at SVR Bridgnorth

on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Hydraulic jack in position under front

buffer beam and packing under frames

after trailing and centre driving wheelsets

had been rolled into temporary positions

at SVR Bridgnorth on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

LH Axlebox on leading wheelset in the

process of having felt bearing pad

added to keep at SVR Bridgnorth

on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Robin Jones fitting keep containing

felt bearing pad back into RH

trailing axlebox at SVR Bridgnorth

on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

General view of front buffer beam

with hydraulic jack still in place following

the rolling in of the trailing and centre

driving wheel sets with the remaining

leading wheelset awaiting its turn at

SVR Bridgnorth 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Final view of centre driving wheelset

under frames with packing and hydraulic

jack left in place with leading wheelset

ready to be rolled in at SVR Bridgnorth

on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Work for the day completed WILT fitters

put their equipment away having managed

to prepare all three wheelsets (inserting

felt pads in keeps of axleboxes) and rolling

two wheelsets under frames at SVR

Bridgnorth on 9th December 2018.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)