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20 Inch gauge track work

Posted by Paul Bailey on Saturday, August 13, 2016,
Track work has progressed on the 20 inch gauge railway. So below are a selection of images from our on going track work,

Step one working out what parts we have to work with.

Track was laid in the workshop first, then a barrow crossing was laid to make access easier.

Phil then drilled and screwed the first panel on to the apron.

The ground was prepared then the first sleeper and rails where laid,

The rails are laid to gauge and the point is started

Finally the part assembled point has continued to ...

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Track Work

Posted by Paul Bailey on Saturday, June 18, 2016,
Below is a selection of photos from our latest track work effort, 
We are currently re-laying the line outside of the workshop


The starting point for a evenings work.


Positioning the rail ready for fixing to the sleepers.



Securing the rail to the chairs using a key.



Final tweaks and positioning of the rail.

These photos give a brief flavour of what goes into laying track.

And finally just a little view of the shed in the sun.


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A overdue update

Posted by Paul Bailey on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, In : Restoration News 
First of all sorry for the lack of updates but with work, and the ongoing work at the DRPS time to update the website has been hard to come by so here is a round up of current works.

Tria-ang Project

The series of photos shown below show the various stages of the restoration of a 10 1/4 inch gauge trai-ang coach.

The coach was completly disassembled, and then prepared for painting.

Once cleaned the chassis is repainted.

Barrie is seen here repairing and preparing the seats frames for painting.

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Changes in the Yard

Posted by Paul Bailey on Saturday, July 11, 2015,
As part of our on going improvements to the site we have just started relaying and clearing out yard.
The photo below shows the ground ready for the first section of track to be laid.

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