Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Operations

FR Slate Wagon Working Party - 27 & 28/07/02

The adventures of Bill, Alex, Posh (and Russell on the Sunday) when they visited the FR Slate
Wagon Working Party on the FR in July.

Thanks to 'Bonkers' and his team for making us feel welcome, and making it a great weekend.

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Saturday 27 July
09:14 The gang arrive at 'The Lodge' Posh on The Alco ... and again
Blanche at the end of the day Another group photo with Blanche 17:21 Bill, Blanche and Alex's thumb
     Saturday's Diary
Helped cleaned Linda and Blanche
Removed buffer and coupling from 142
Assembled replacement draw gear
Removed buffer and coupling from 323
Painted new parts for fitting
Drive to 'Station' at Port after Work
Book in Minfordd Hostel - Module 6, Rm 63
Take Taxi to Port
Meet the gang in the Newborough
Another pint in the Ship & Castle
Double Vodka & Red Bull in Aussie
Back to the Station
Walk across the Cob to No 3
Walk back to Minfordd Hostel with Phoebes
Bill on Moel Hebog in Minfordd Yard 20:51 Bill and Posh in front of the FR hostel ('Palace') on the way to the pub 
Sunday 28 July
Group Shot after the pub on the Cob Clockwise - Cocky, Posh, Alex, Rachael, Adrian, Panda (FR) and Roger Group shot back at Minfordd Bill and Posh Cleaning Blanche
... and again Bill, Posh and Panda (FR) Alex working on 142
Posh and Alex on Linda Bill and Alex on Linda Bill and Alex on The Alco
   Sunday's Diary
Helped cleaned Blanche and DLG
Fitted new Buffers and Couplings to 142
Continued to dismantle 323
Posh and Russie do Burger run to Port for Brekkie
Alex has trouble dismantling 195
Bill manages to undo the Buffers and Couplings
Break for Lunch
Replace 195 Buffer and Coupling
Drive back to Tywyn

Thanks again to the FR.
Alex on The Alco 

Information last updated 28 April 2015

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