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Peckett Progress

Posted by Paul Bailey on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Peckett: Northern Gas Board No.1 
So work continues on Northern Gas Board Number One, we now have the locomotive back on its wheels as seem below,

Above is the front of the Peckett about to have the smoke box and tubes cleaned ready for a visit by the boiler inspector,

Above is a close up view inside the smoke box taken before sweeping the tubes,


As work progresses I will post more updates, but to finish with I must remind you all we still need your help, be it by joining the DRPS and volunteering or by making a d...
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Wheel Appeal and a Peckett Update

Posted by Paul Bailey on Thursday, June 20, 2013, In : Peckett: Northern Gas Board No.1 
We are still collecting for our wheel appeal, we need to raise £1500 to help get the Peckett rolling again.

The wheels we are fundraising for.

Work is currently on going to get the Peckett back in traffic after some winter maintenance.
This work taken several months but is progressing well. We hope to soon be able to re-wheel the Peckett, and then re-assemble the locomotive.

The Peckett in the workshop.
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Peckett Wheel Appeal

Posted by Paul Bailey on Friday, May 24, 2013, In : Peckett: Northern Gas Board No.1 
The Darlington Railway Preservation Society launched a new appeal at our recent open day, The Peckett Wheel Appeal.

The aim of this appeal is to raise at least £1500, toward the cost of getting Northern Gas Board Number One rolling again.

If you wish to donate to this appeal please send your Donation to:

Peckett Wheel Appeal,
Darlington Railway Presevation Society,
c/o DRPS Secretary,
31 Hamilton Grove,

All Donations no matter how big or small will be a big help, ple...
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