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T1LC News – February 2020

Hello and happy new year. After a bit of a break in January the T1LC volunteers have been busy operating and working on our loco’s, see the round up below. D8098 D8098 has this month received an A exam and is now ready to enter service. For those who don’t know our loco’s have to… Read More

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T1LC News – December 2019

28/12/19 D5830 On 27th December D5830 developed a fault with it’s ETH, which wouldn’t stay running. The fault was traced to a faulty resistor, which was replaced and the ETH turned on but then we couldn’t turn the ETH off so we decided to fail the loco. On the 28th December after alot of tracing… Read More

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D8098 Locomotive News – August 2019

4th August Another session for some of the T1LC engineering staff looking at the speedometer system on D8098, which showed issue’s during the loaded test run last week. We found that there was alot of water in the wheel wear compensater unit, this has been stripped down, dried, cleaned out and repairs carried out. We… Read More

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D8098 Locomotive News – July 2019

Following a period out of service with an engine issue D8098 went on low loader to Harry Needle Railroad Company at Barrow Hill on the 30th April 2019 for repairs. On the 20th June repairs by HNRC had been completed and the loco had been load banked. D8098 returned to the Great Central Railway on… Read More