Open Day Preperation

May 13, 2017
Firstly an apology for the lack of updates, however i can say we have been very busy,

Below are a few images to give you a taste of what to expect on our open day, and the work going on to revamp the displays in the shed.


So if you want to see our new displays we are open on;
 May 21st, 10:00 till 16:00,
Admission is free
 

Day Out

March 21, 2017
A few of our members called in to Locomotion the NRM at Shildon to look at the GL5 event. To our surprise there was a 5 inch gauge standard two, So here are a few photos of 78036.



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Day Out

March 21, 2017
A few of our members called in to Locomotion the NRM at Shildon to look at the GL5 event. To our surprise there was a 5 inch gauge standard two, So here are a few photos of 78036.



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78018 Receives Nomination For A Award

March 7, 2017
In February three member of the DRPS attended the Heritage Railway Association Annual General Meeting and Awards Dinner. We where shortlisted for the John Coiley Award For Locomotive Restoration, and received a certificate.





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Northern Gas Board Number One Overhaul begins

February 2, 2017
The overhaul of our 0-4-0ST Peckett Northern Gas Board Number One has begun, last week she returned to Darlington for the work to begin. Below are a few pictures of what has been done so far.


NGB Number 1 in the yard ready to go into the workshop, with Kurt looking on.


Outside the workshop Richard power washed the locomotive.


Waiting to enter the workshop.


Once inside the workshop work begins on stripping the loco down. Lee is seen inside the smoke box.


Once the saddle tank and pipework are taken ...

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