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Project 27

Project 27 Update: Spring 2022

Following on from the start of the year and with the side valances previously set in place after the temporary fitment of the front end for alignment the four valence end plate wings where finally welded into place…

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Project 27

Engineering Update 1st Quarter 2022

With Autumn upon us & restrictions further lifted the team has progressed on with the painting of the frames with the first top coat black being applied to the frame plates before the weather inevitably turns too cold to make any further progress…

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Project 27

Mini December Update 2021

With Autumn upon us & restrictions further lifted the team has progressed on with the painting of the frames with the first top coat black being applied to the frame plates before the weather inevitably turns too cold to make any further progress…

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Project 27

Autumn Engineering Update 2021

With Autumn upon us & restrictions further lifted the team has progressed on with the painting of the frames with the first top coat black being applied to the frame plates before the weather inevitably turns too cold to make any further progress…

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Project 27

Summer Engineering Update 2021

Having got back into the swing of things whilst still restricted with access to the main workshop, in part due to Covid restrictions as well as trying to safe guard the business & paid staff against Covid related downtime, the main push was to crack on in the fresh air…

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Project 27

Restoration Re-starts Spring 2021

Following a year of lock downs, uncertainties and national Covid restriction in the early part of 2021, The team was finally able to get back on site to make a restart on Project 27 and reflect on the challenges faced from inactivity on the project and to catch-up with where we left off over a year ago…

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Project 27

Covid Lock down restrictions 2020

Unfortunately due to the worldwide Covid Pandemic & lockdown measures currently brought into effect, the restoration of No.27 Primrose has been stopped in accordance with government guidelines in the interest of public health…

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Project 27

Spring Engineering Update 2020

Having successfully completed the final riveting up of the rear drag box in the latter part of 2019, a daunting task with over 80 riveted joints, work has concentrated on moving forwards riveting up the various running plate support angles located along the frame…

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Project 27

End of Year Engineering Update 2019

It has been a busy winter working on 27 with the rear drag box & buffer beam complete and riveted in place for the close of the year. The cylinder block has also been split ready for final machining & the second wheel set has also entered the works over winter…

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Project 27

Valve Rods Return from machining 2019

We have just received back from Statfold barn our refurbished valve rods which where sent away for metal spraying and re machining of the working surfaces back to original finish size! The finish is absolutely superb and will complement the new block when they come to be fitted…

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