Rebuilt Jacky returns to service

Submitted by andrew.sdr on Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 22:10
No.5 JACKY at the Gulch mine 29 Jan 2021
No.5 JACKY at the Gulch mine

Battery-electric mining locomotive No.5 JACKY has now completed rebuild in Low End Works and returned to service on the SdR. Modifications completed are:

  • New larger capacity battery box
  • Redesigned battery box top-doors
  • Removal of redundant cooling fan
  • Removal of redundant dashboard fan switch and blanking the hole in the panel
  • New casing for electrical equipment cubicle
  • New running livery: "Blue and Mustard". I.e.
    • Capri blue for battery box
    • Ochre brown for loco bodywork
No.5 Jacky ready to leave the paint shop 28 Jan 2021
No.5 Jacky ready to leave the paint shop