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TTO 23981

There has been difficulties in finding someone who can undertake the riveting work on the bogies, principally due to the requirement for the large amounts of compressed air needed to undertake the riveting work. This has been overcome and the work has proceeded so that the horn guides are now riveted back to the frames as can be seen.

© Gordon Maslin