72010's Frame Under Construction Credit The 'Clan' Project

An update on steam locomotive 72010 Hengist

Work has been progressing very well on 72010's Frame at CTL Seal based in Sheffield. Frame Early May saw the internal components of the engine's frame attached to the frame, which then allowed the main plates...
Churchward County Trust

Machining of frames complete for steam locomotive 3840 County of Montgomery

The Churchward County Trust has announced that the machining of the main frames for 3840 County of Montgomery has been completed. The frames have been completed by Goodman Metals in Netherfield, Nottingham. The company is...

April 2019 update on steam locomotive 82045

Work progresses both on-site at Bridgnorth and off-site at contractors in building Standard 3 Tank No.82045 at the Severn Valley Railway. Cylinders and Trucks The piston rods, pressure relief valves (fitted in the end covers) and...
Planned Holes to be Drilled

Machining starts on steam locomotive 3840’s frame plates

The Churchward County Trust has announced that the main plates, which form the frame, have been delivered to Goodman Metals for machining. Machining and Drilling The Nottingham based firm has been contracted to machine the axlebox...
72010 Hengist wheels

An update on steam locomotive 72010 Hengist – 22nd March 2019

The Clan Project has released an update on some of the recent work taking place on building 72010 Hengist. Some rework has been necessary at the foundry on the bogie wheels, which is the reason...
Bogie Spring Beams Credit // GSNLRS

New base confirmed for steam locomotive General Steam Navigation – February 2019

The General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society (GSNLRS) have made an exciting announcement this week along with other progress that has been carried out during February 2019. New Site Following discussions, the GSNLRS are pleased to announce...
Churchward County Trust

Churchward County Trust launch Forty 4-4-0s Club

Now that all the plate work for assembly of steam locomotive 'County of Montgomery's' mainframes either now cut or being cut, the Churchward County Trust is now looking to the next stage of the project, which...
72010 Hengist February

More parts produced for steam locomotive 72010 Hengist

Lots of parts have recently been manufactured 'The Clan Project' for their new build BR Standard 6 'Clan' Pacific No. 72010 Hengist. On the 23rd January, the 2nd half of the cylinder pattern for the...
6880 Betton Grange boiler

Latest news on steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange – 2nd February 2019

The 6880 Society have released a short update on the work taking place on new build Grange Class - 6880 'Betton Grange'. With the first week of February came another volunteer working party on new...
82045 being Lifted // Credit Peter Line

January 2019 update on steam locomotive 82045

January 2019 saw The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust achieve a major milestone when 82045 was lifted onto the cattle dock siding at the Severn Valley Railway, allowing the engine to be shunted as a rolling...