Peckett Appeal Update

February 3, 2018
Work continues on Northern Gas Board Number 1, we still need your help, please donate today.

Boiler work has began, this is been carried  out by North Bay Railway Engineering Services. Work can only continue with your help, every donation you make helps to preserve Darlingtons Railway history.

Below is Some photos of the ongoing boiler work.

The section of the outer wrapper plate removed and prepared for the next stage of works.

Nigel from NBRES putting weld preps on the boiler.

Other work continues on the locomotive, including undercoating the boiler cladding sheets, seen below: 


Northern Gas Board Number Progress and Appeal

December 10, 2017
We need your help

Northern Gas Board Number One, urgently needs your help, due to the required boiler work the society need your help. We urgently need your donations and your help.

Can you help? Below is a picture of the boiler. The required repairs includes, repairs to the outer wrapper plate, stays, replacements of rivets amongst other work.

In other news work on the repainting of the frames has progressed significantly.

Work still to carry out on the locomotive include some minor mechanical ...

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Peckett Progress

August 2, 2017
Below are a few photos showing the current state of Northern Gasboard Number 1's overhaul,

In the coming weeks the boiler will be lifted from the frames to allow work to commence.

If you want to help use get NGB1 steaming again why not make a donation or volunteer?

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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

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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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