Preparing for a Special Event

November 19, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

Behind the scenes look at preparation for a Thomas weekend at Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway.

Equipment getting prepared, a Ruston Bucyrus, RB17 crane.

Ruston Bucyrus CraneRuston Bucyrus CraneRuston Bucyrus Crane at Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

Fuel is added using a hand pump

Fuelling upFuelling upFilling the fuel tank

A freight tanker is washed ready for the big day

Washing the TankWashing the TankCleaning a rail liquid tank transporter

Boiler tubes need to be swept

Steam EnginesSteam EnginesSteam Roller and Steam Ploughing Engine

Feeding the brush up the tubes

Cleaning the TubesCleaning the TubesSweeping the boiler tubes on a steam roller

Magnetic stripes are added to a tank engine to make it look like Thomas the Tank engine

Adding the StripesAdding the StripesStripes are added to the Tank engine

Bunting is used to decorate the station buildings

Putting up the FlagsPutting up the FlagsPutting up bunting in preparation for a Thomas the Tank event weekend

Discussing the preparations.

Steam RailwaySteam RailwayEquipment at Haverthawite station


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