William Murdoch January 2017 - Boiler Inspection, Refurbishment and Certification

Boiler ready for refurbishment.

The boiler had been removed from the frame and is now in the car park. Scott Yeo had agreed to burn out the tubes so that they could be replaced.

Mike Gorringe of GWR Preservation Group will be visiting the Railway soon to view progress.

The cab and saddle tank are presently at Blast Clean and Coatings, Longdowns, for painting.

It is expected that William Murdoch would return to service at Easter 2017.

A local heritage railway will be assisting us prepare operating procedures for William Murdoch.