The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

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Number 7's Photograph Gallery

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Sir Nigel Gresley is now out of traffic for overhaul. This will probably take three years and cost about £750,000. If you would like to make a donation towards this overhaul please click on one of the the donate buttons.


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A progress report for the overhaul may be found here.
 


July to Overhaul December 2019

.Components from the drop grate operating mechanism awaiting painting
Photograph: Peter Brackstone

3 July 2019

A full set of new tender hornstay bolts.
Photograph: Darrin Crone

13 July 2019

The tender frames are now painted to black gloss.
Photograph: Darrin Crone

13 July 2019

The valve gear lifting arms, not at the correct angle, have now been overhauled to accept new pins.
Photograph: Darrin Crone

13 July 2019

New pins have also been fitted to the valve gear radius rods.
Photograph: Darrin Crone

13 July 2019

The superheater header in place and being pressure tested
Photograph: Paul Aston

16 July 2019

A pattern has been made of the plates required for the top of the tender front.
Photograph: Peter Bracckstone

17 July 2019

The jig used to accurately identify the angle that the return cranks should be set.
Photograph: Richard Swales

18 July 2019

On the back of the dummy return cranks the distance from the wheel centre is marked and the length of the crank from the centre of the pin.
Photograph: Richard Swales

18 July 2019

The marked dummy return cranks will be used as patterns for the machining of the real return cranks to the correct dimensions.
Photograph: Richard Swales

18 July 2019

Overhaul Photographs:
September 2015 to June 2016
July to December 2016
January to June 2017
July to December 2017
January to June 2018
July to December 2018
January to June 2019


Photographs of 60007 in LNER/BR service and in preservation:
LNER/BR
from 1966 to 1999
from 2006 to 2008
from 2009 and 2010
from 2011 to 2013
from 2014 and 2015


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