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2014 - January 11th/12th Loco Working Weekend

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Work achieved over the weekend at Pendre Loco 1 Talyllyn Carried out hydraulic pressure check of the boiler Refitted ashpan, damper and ashpan linkage Installed firebars Lit a fire and brought engine into light steam Loco 2 Dolgoch Replaced all boiler plugs and mudholes Removed, serviced and replaced blow-down valve Carried out hydraulic pressure check of the boiler Refitted ashpan and damper linkage Installed firebars Fitted new gauge glasses Some of the paint work on the boiler barrel is also being repaired.

Loco 4 Edward Thomas Gave it a second washout Dismantled and lapped safety valves Decoked chimney Swept out smokebox Prepped bunker ready for painting Removed pressure gauge Wire brushed and greased ashpan studs Removed injectors Cleaned inside of mudhole ports Chased boiler plug threads Loco 7 Tom Rolt Continued with the retube.

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