Wednesday 24 September 2014

24th September 2014

More 17101 progress

The plywood floor and Linoleum has now been laid in the toilet end vestibule.

The panelling has been completed at the luggage end of the vehicle, next step is to repair the fibre glass dome.

The dome has been started, initial preparation was the removal of the layers of paint and bitumen that it had been smeared with.

The vestibule doors from the luggage end have been cleaned up

Monday 8 September 2014

08th September 2014.

Mark 2 BFK 17101

Some progress in the right direction.  This is the door entrance step in place, rebated on the inside to take the plywood floor panel.

New toilet floor supports have been machined and fitted, together with patch repairs to the toilet walls.

A view across the vestibule showing the other side door step in place.  The doors to the toilet pipe work on the right hand side have been removed and will be replaced.

The toilet floor has been relayed with new ply.

A close up of the toilet entrance with the brass door edge refitted.

The two LMS sleepers, wrapped in heavy duty bale wrap and looking very sinister.  They are being shunted into a train formation, prior to be taken back to Boat of Garten.