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SRPS DIESEL GROUP NEWS SECTION - UPDATED 09-11-2017


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NBL D2767 :
The new cab side sliding windows have been installed.
These were designed and fitted by ‘Plant Glazing’.
The water pump has been refitted along with a new set of batteries.

The shunter was started on 22nd September , a small air leak was found.
A new seal is being sourced.






D3558 ( 08443 ) :
The yard shunter is in regular use.

20020:
An assessment has been carried out.

The loco will only be operated within the Bo'ness yard

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23235:
The wheel set bearing boxes require new horn guides, these have been shipped to a contractor to carry out the work.
The underside of No2 end bogie has been fully descaled and paint primed,
work has started on the paint undercoating.
The turbo has been removed for strip down and cleaning,this will be shipped to a contractor for balancing.



26024:
In store awaiting repairs.

26038:
In service & on long term Holiday at NYMR.

27001:
The loco is in the final stage of painting, this is only a short term fix ( a couple of years ).
The locos full restoration will take place in 2019/2020-ish.






27005:
The loco was put on the back burner for the last ten months due to other work.
The boiler roof has been removed and will be refurbished during the Winter.


37025:
On hire to Colas working Network Rail Infrastructure Monitoring trains.


37214:

The loco was purchased by the STG as a source of spares.
It was delivered to Bo’ness on 22nd September.



37261:
The locos power unit was removed on 22nd September.

A start has been made on the de scale and paint prime of the fan room.





37403:
On hire to Direct Rail Services and working regular services on the Cumbrian Coast.


37703:
The loco is in regular service.

47643:
In regular service but now requires a repaint soon.

Class 126 DMU :
The new air receivers and batteries have been fitted.
The DMU is now operational and worked two services during September



NBL/ Man Class 22 power unit :
Out of service requiring batteries.




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