14 January 2006

With the purchase of the locomotive complete, society members set about preparing to transfer the locomotive and its associated components from the Railway Age museum in Crewe to Bury on the East Lancashire Railway.The Photos below illustrate some of the work that took place.

Above : The jumbled interior of the Railway Age stores van. Many parts removed from D8233 in the previous abortive restoration attempt are in here somewhere! © C15PS
Above : The exhausters, removed from D8233 some time ago © C15PS
Above : The traction motors, stored here since being sourced from Ireland several years ago are made ready for recovery © C15PS
Above : Components are lifted from the GUV © C15PS
Above : The exhausters from D8233 ready for loading © C15PS
Above : Traction motors are secured to a flatbed ready for removal to Bury © C15PS
Above : Traction motors are unloaded at Bury © C15PS


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