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Boiler and tender to move to Tyseley

Boiler and tender to move to Tyseley

THE Standard No. 4 boiler that will eventually be carried by No. 3840 County of Montgomery will soon be moved from Oxfordshire to Tyseley Locomotive Works in Birmingham, and we have therefore launched a new appeal to help cover the…

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First two coupled wheels cast for 3840

First two coupled wheels cast for 3840

OUR project to re-create one of the Great Western Railway’s ‘County’ class 4-4-0 locomotives has taken a significant step forward with the casting of the first pair of coupled wheels for No. 3840 County of Montgomery. The order for the…

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Main frame assembly completed at Tyseley

Main frame assembly completed at Tyseley

TYSELEY Locomotive Works (TLW) has completed the assembly of the main frame component’s for No. 3840 County of Montgomery. The CCT formally placed the order for the erection of No. 3840’s frames with TLW last July. The work has included…

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New nameplates completed

New nameplates completed

THE new nameplates for County of Montgomery have been completed by Procast Foundry in Cleckheaton. The two plates have been manufactured in the traditional manner employed by the Great Western Railway for the original 'Counties' and other named locomotives, featuring…

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3840’s frames go upright AT TYSELEY

3840’s frames go upright AT TYSELEY

December has seen more progress made on the construction of No. 3840 at Tyseley Locomotive Works. Following the fitting of the horn blocks the frame plates have been placed upright on stands ready for the new stretchers to be fitted.…

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