Rebuilt No.2 Boy Roger returns to traffic

Submitted by webmaster.sdr on Sat, 01/16/2021 - 00:37
No.2 Boy Roger at Gulch Mine 3Jan2021
No.2 Boy Roger at Gulch Mine 3Jan2021

No.2 Boy Roger has now returned to traffic following a major rebuilding project. This consisted of the following completed works:

  • New full-width all round foot-plating
  • New full-width buffer beams
  • New cab and cab roof
  • Replacement cab steps
  • Fitting of replacement water level sight glass and gasket
  • Replacement Bix LPG fuel tank and new gas pipe
  • Setting up gas system and testing
  • Repainting in SdR Oxford Blue livery
  • Running number 2 stencilled onto cab sides
  • Steam testing on blocks
  • Fitting of replacement "O" ring to steam regulator spindle
No.2 Boy Roger at Gulch Mine 3Jan2021 (2)
No.2 Boy Roger at Gulch Mine 3Jan2021 (2)