Report From Saturday 22nd March. By Ian Robins, with photos by Ian, Brad and Terry.

D6566 – The fuel tank has been removed and stowed on the Weltrol Wagon.  It now needs to be
cleaned and painted.

D1010 – The coolant hose that failed a couple of weeks ago has been replaced and the engine
was started and run for a period to check all was ok.

D7017 – Loco started to assist in the shunt of the yard to prepare for the Steam Gala.  It is being
stored in the North Yard for the duration.

D821 – Bob C and team are making good progress with the engine repairs.

D9526 – The loco has been moved into the Goods Shed for attention to the paintwork thus
evicting D9518 to the outside world for a while.


Photos below of the shunting taking place, 9518 being moved outside and of the fuel tanks being
removed from D6566 for what must be the first time in its preservation life.