Monthly Archives: December 2014


1019 panelling

With delivery of new side panels it has been possible to complete work on the nearside of RE 1019. The locker doors for the luggage area have been fitted and some of the panels have been scoured in preparation for future painting. Some beading is [...]

December 24th, 2014|Latest News|

December activity

Plenty still going on at our depot in the depth of winter. Recent restoration work has concentrated on PD2 1349 and White Lady Atlantean 1279. Much of the rotten framework downstairs on the former has been replaced and work has now progressed to the area [...]

December 19th, 2014|Latest News|


National 831 was used to support a film being made about the development of Pacer units for the railway and the related Leyland National bus. The filming took place on Merseyside and featured Nick Hewer, best known for his role in The Apprentice. Below we [...]

December 14th, 2014|Latest News|

December activity

The dark days of December preclude doing much outside but there's plenty of work taking place in our depot. White Lady 1279 is being prepared for replacement of the sub frame at the back which supports the engine and gearbox. We're in the process of [...]

December 11th, 2014|Latest News|

1481 emerges

We have a policy of rotating vehicles as we don't need to have them all in service at all times. One which has been rested for a few years is ECW bodied AN68, 1481. It is now being prepared for its MoT with the aim [...]

December 3rd, 2014|Latest News|