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Bob Meanley joins 3840 project

WE are delighted to announce that former Tyseley Locomotive Works Chief Engineer and doyen of GWR locomotive matters, Bob Meanley, has joined the County of Montgomery project as our Engineering Manager. Bob is regarded as one of the most well-respected…

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County of Montgomery’s nameplates revealed.

County of Montgomery’s nameplates revealed

PROCAST Foundry in Yorkshire has almost completed the new nameplates that will be carried by County of Montgomery when the locomotive is complete. The two plates have been made in the time-honoured Swindon fashion, featuring individual cast brass letters mounted…

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3840 County of Montgomery’s frame plates

October target for main frame completion

A BIG step forward was taken with the project in early July when the CCT formally placed the order for the erection of No. 3840 County of Montgomery’s frames with Tyseley Locomotive Works (TLW). The work will include the assembly…

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Repairs completed to 3840’s chimney

REPAIRS to the former ‘Hall’ chimney (ex-No. 4953 Pitchford Hall) acquired for County of Montgomery have now been completed by Cast Iron Welding Services at Coalville in Leicestershire. The chimney suffered damage to its base during removal from No. 4953…

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CYLINDER DESIGNS COMPLETED FOR 3840

CYLINDER DESIGNS COMPLETED FOR 3840

WE are delighted to announce that the project is on the cusp of placing the order for two new cylinders for County of Montgomery. Design work for the inside steam pipe 18in x 30in cylinder blocks was completed by our…

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3840 cabside number plates delivered

Cabside number plates delivered

CHRISTMAS came early for the CCT on December 10 with the delivery of the two new cabside number plates for County of Montgomery. Cast in solid brass and completed in GWR style, the two plates have been supplied by Newton…

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CCT SEEKS chance to win £1,000 festive boost

THE Churchward County Trust is calling on supporters to get behind its bid to win a £1,000 boost as part of specialist insurer Ecclesiastical’s annual 12 days of giving Christmas campaign. Ecclesiastical will be giving 120 different charities an early…

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