Titty enters works for rebuilding

Submitted by andrew.sdr on Sun, 16 May 2021 - 15:41
No1 outside Beckfoot shed 15 May 2021
No1 already partly dismantled. Beckfoot 15 May 2021

Steam loco No1 AB TITTY has now been taken out of store and moved into Low End Works for a major rebuild.

A new high-pressure boiler has been ordered from specialist manufacturer RWM Steam.

The following design modifications are planned for this loco:

  • New boiler pressed to 40psi with water level sight glass and Goodall type water injection valve 
  • New regulator 
  • New 40psi safety valve 
  • Raised cab floor and new footplate 
  • Full width, full length running plate
  • New wider cab
  • New, heavier buffer beams
  • New LPG fuel tank and associated pipework
No1 Beckfoot shed yard 15 May 2021
No1 minus part of cab, roof, fuel tank etc. Beckfoot 15 May 2021