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Monty Rides Again
December 2013

"Monty" OK7269/1936, from the Dorking Greystone Lime Co, Betchworth, is probably the only operational 3ft 2¼in gauge locomotive in the country. Following some relatively minor work on its engine, "Monty" was is put through its paces at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre on Wednesday 18 December 2013, after nearly 15 years out of use. Another loco repair brought to you by Roger Richards and Paul Coppard.

Townsend Hook - boiler back on

Townsend Hook
November 2013

The cosmetic restoration of our 1880 Fletcher Jennings 0-4-0T Townsend Hook took another positive step forward with the refitting of the boiler.

Road Machines Monorail system
October 2013

Our Road Machines monorail system was on display and working on 20th October during our Autumn Industrial Trains event.

Thakeham Tiles No.4
March 2913

Following troubles with the engine and gearbox mountings which manifested themselves as either an inability to change gear or stop (when the gears wouldn't disengage!) the causes were investigated and now the problem has been cured. Roger Richards and Paul Coppard gave the loco a couple of short test runs - OK so they got carried away and wouldn't stop playing! Check this short YouTube video.

Pottery Siding relaid

February 2013

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