Category: Preservation

13003, Events, News, Preservation, Restoration, Sellindge, Uncategorised

An Update

Sorry for the lack of a update. We have been busy behind the scenes. On the 15th April some work was completed on the 4DD. But the main job of the day was moving General Steam Navigation off site to its new home at the Swindon and Cricklade Railway. The main jobs completed on the …

13003, EMUs, Preservation, Restoration, Sellindge, Uncategorised

All the compartments

On the 17/03/2019. Me, Stephen Chambers, Clare Chambers, Davd Chambers and Ben on site today. Main thing was to finish clearing the last two compartments (A and B) and refitting the front tarpaulin after it blew off. After removing years of rubbish from every compartment. I can now gladly say that the Double Decker is …

13003, EMUs, Events, News, Preservation

Double Decker News

No work was carried out on the Double Deck last weekend as members where elsewhere. The first bit of news is the Bullied 4DD EMU supporters group has been featured in the Hawkinge Gazette, which has plenty of photos and talks about the history of the double decker and our group’s aims. https://localrags.co.uk/index.php/2019/2/24/railway-restoration-group-near-folkestone-needs-volunteers-to-help-restore-rare-double-deck-electric-train/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook Last Friday …

13003, EMUs, News, Preservation, Restoration, Sellindge

Sellindge Progress

Quite a bit of clearance done today. Chris Hurst, Mark Hickmott, Kerry Hickmott and Stephen Chambers & Family on site today. First job was to cut back some trees and tidy years of undergrowth. This is at the back of the Double Decker, the plan is to get this area levelled and have our storage …

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Esmond Lewis Evans

It is with sadness. I have been given permission by the Lewis Evans Family to say that: Esmond Lewis Evans has Passed Away this afternoon, 5/8/2017. As many will know Esmond was at the forefront of Railway Preservation in the early years. Without him, The Bulleid 4DD, 01 Class 0-6-0 number 65 and many Pullman …

13003, News, Preservation, Restoration, Sellindge

Roller Blind Restoration

Today Chris Hurst took home the roller blinds for rstoration as ones of the blinds had split. Some replacement roller blinds had been sent to us thanks to Mark O’Brian-Dellamare for sending these to us. Interestingly both roller blinds did not come out of 13003 originally and both came out of motor coaches 13001 and …