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Fowler #5: had the esteemed honour of being the first loco inside the new North End shed when it rolled A382, Af941 and D143 into their new home. Work on the new headlights continues but finding someone capable of making the wired edges for the fronts is delaying progress slightly.

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Price 221: Other than having the cab entry door on the right hand side re welded to its hinges after they parted company it continues to give great service as our “work horse”.

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Fowler #5: The new spun steam dome cover top was grafted onto the old one that was surplus after L509s overhaul. Also the hole formerly used for the pump take off on that loco was welded up and after being painted was fitted in its rightful place. After successfully passing its boiler survey the regulator valve face was removed and built up before being machined off and scraped resulting in much easier and smother operation. The loco is used on Sunday trains and is performing well.

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