News round-up Q3 2014

Latest round up of all the new build/frankenstein projects. It’s amazing the number of new builds now on the cards. Let’s hope that they can all maintain momentum into the future…

New Build Steam

6880 Betton Grange
3MT 82045
2007 Prince of Wales
2013 Prince George
45551 The Unknown Warrior
GCR 567
2999 Lady of Legend
1014 County of Glamorgan
32424 Beachy Head
72010 Hengist
2MT 84030
60163 Tornado
61662 Manchester United
2001 Cock o’the North
F5 789
Worsdell G5
GWR steam railmotor
Off topic (1): PRR T1
Off topic (2): LMS 10000
Closing comments

6880 Betton Grange
The Betton Grange group have been very helpfully posting progress updates on the New Build Steam Facebook page. The biggest news is the casting of the first cylinder, as shown in the rather spectacular video footage at the top of this post, and pictures on their website. Other progress includes the fabrication of new splashers for the engine.

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3MT 82045
It has been a characteristically busy summer for the 3MT group. Machining is complete on the wheelsts (machining and…

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