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New wagons for old

Every Thursday and Sunday, all year round, we do work projects and maintenance at the Railway.

This is an old wagon, probably a tipper originally, which is being re-purposed as a departmental vehicle, to carry loads as and when required. This type of wagon is particularly useful as a platform to work on a large item, such as a boiler. The workpiece is raised for easy access, and can be readily moved to different areas of the site as work progresses.

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