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‘County of Montgomery’ gets its voice

‘County of Montgomery’ gets its voice

IF a steam locomotive's whistle can be regarded as its 'voice', then No. 3840 County of Montgomery will not be silent following the generous donation of a pair of Great Western Railway brass locomotive whistles to the Churchward County Trust.…

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Tyseley Open Weekend display stand photo.

Tyseley Open Weekend – June 22-23

THE CCT's sales stand will be attending the Tyseley Locomotive Works open weekend on June 22-23, where visitors will be able to get their first look at the various steel plates that will eventually form County of Montgomery's frames. The…

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Success! We are a charity

GIFT Aid and other associated benefits open to charities are now available to the Churchward County Trust (CCT) after the organisation was awarded charitable status by the Charity Commission on May 21. As Registered Charity No. 1183514 the CCT will…

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3840 Main frame machining completed.

Main frame machining completed

GOODMAN Metal Works of Nottingham has completed the drilling and machining of County of Montgomery's main frame plates. They will be delivered to Tyseley Locomotive Works on Tuesday, May 21. Meanwhile the various 'inner' platework arrived at Tyseley on Thursday,…

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3840 Main frame drawing

No. 3840’s frames go for machining

THE main frame plates for County of Montgomery have been sent to Goodman Metals of Netherfield, Nottingham to have the 200 various holes drilled, and the axlebox cut-outs machined. The company is no stranger to working on steam locomotives, having…

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GWR County 3828 photo.

Introducing the Forty 4-4-0s Club

WITH all the platework required to assemble 'County of Montgomery's' main frames now cut (or being cut) and awaiting machining, the Trust is looking ahead at the next stage of the project and progressing the frames to the rolling chassis…

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