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North Ings Farm Museum & Railway
North Ings Farm Museum & RailwaySaturday, September 19th, 2020 at 4:26pm
Coach 5 has received a trial fixing of the wooden panels, and a first coat of brown paint for the interior. The point lever in the yard has been connected up, and just needs further ballast around the sleeper to hold it firmly in place. The yard surface will then need replacing burying the pipe carrying the point rod.

The tank on Indian Runner was removed to replace the fuel tap connection, and the tank refitted.
North Ings Farm Museum & Railway
North Ings Farm Museum & RailwaySaturday, September 12th, 2020 at 11:39pm
The brown paintwork on coach number 5 was completed, and red paint applied to the replacement panel. The yard hand point lever was fastened to a sleeper, and set in position just as the rain started.

The passenger train was hastily put back in the shed, and the rain stopped further work.
North Ings Farm Museum & Railway
North Ings Farm Museum & RailwaySaturday, September 5th, 2020 at 11:44pm
The main job undertaken this week was a return to painting coach number 5. One of the panels had become damaged, so a new panel was cut and the wood primed. Attention then turned to applying a further coat of brown gloss to the metalwork.

New lever plates are being made for the signal box, and the first few were fitted.
North Ings Farm Museum & Railway
North Ings Farm Museum & RailwaySunday, August 30th, 2020 at 12:16am
This week saw the reinstatement of the main running line. The final length needs the ballast tidying. Attention will then turn to continuing the paintwork on carriage 5, and the yard point lever.
North Ings Farm Museum & Railway
North Ings Farm Museum & RailwaySunday, August 23rd, 2020 at 12:14am
A smaller working party this week continued with various jobs around the site. The hand point lever was painted, ready for fitting.

A few photos this week of the work undertaken on the car park area in winter 2014 before the yard was relaid. The first shows the old platform being removed. The hand point lever that is being refurbished can be seen in its former location in the yard. The pipe carries the signal wires from the box, and is now buried beneath the car park. The second shows the start of the new surface going down. The third photo includes the old signal post leaning at a drunken angle. The final photograph shows the yard work last winter, with the car park on the left, and the replacement signal post.
North Ings Farm Museum & Railway
North Ings Farm Museum & RailwaySunday, August 16th, 2020 at 12:51am
Work continued on the yard point, with a trench dug for the sleeper which will have the weighted point lever fitted to it, and a connecting trench for the pipe that will take the point operating rod.

The point lever which had been used to work another point was dismantled. It had become seized and a quantity of mud and dirt was cleaned out of the mechanism. It will get a repaint before fitting.