Friday, 7 March 2008

Mechanical Engineering

Photo: Dave Jones

Photo: Brian M

Over the past few weeks our Engineering 'staff' have been busy fitting parking brakes to our coaching stock to make our operations safer, and easier for our Guards! A simple lever arrangement under the Guard's seat in the last 'compartment' allows the brake to be operated easily and quckly whenever we need to 'hold' our sets while, for example, a loco change takes place. The photos show the lever arrangement, and the kit of parts prior to assembly.......