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Also completed in pway department was a monthly track inspection and the changing of to sets of fish plates from standard to 3/8 stepped to improve the joint.
Also measured and marked for the positions of the impending 60ft rail delivery, 13 will be used straight away.
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The trailer looks really smart a good idea !
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During the track inspection today we found that after throwing the blades on the points that the locking mechanism would not engage.
We rectified this with adjustment on the fine adjuster.
This could be due to the rise in temperature and may happen again throughout the season.
Operators must be made aware of this as forcing the lever lock may result in damaging the FPL.
If this happens during a running day the points become unusable until they are adjusted and serviced by a competent person.
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Good day on Pway today
8x 30ft rails were removed north of the points on the east side, then 4x60ft rails were fitted after cutting and drilling the joints .
Two sets of lift plates were fitted on two joint and some shims on a further two joints .
Also slewed the track in several places.
This will improve the ride on the east track / siding.
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Super! Thanks for the update Dave.
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As above, thank you for the report and many thanks to all those involved in today's P.Way activity :)
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Do you think he's had his three shredded wheat ?

Now that coupling and uncoupling are becoming more common at Fimber, one may start to see volunteers wandering around with biceps the size of Bournemouth what with lifting all that heavy steel :D

And a general image of the signal box bathed in late afternoon sunlight and in a picturesque setting.
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And, in contrast..... :o
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Ain't it the wrong time of the year to be showing these? I am now sitting there shivering. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Work constructing the crossing gates continues with posts being erected and the central midway fences added. A pedestrian gate has been added at right angles to the northern fence. This gate will eventually become the public’s access to the platform which will also provide access for disabled visitors including wheelchair users.
This fencing closes the gap between the crossing gates
This fencing closes the gap between the crossing gates
The northern fence
The northern fence
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The pedestrian gate.
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