Old and New... 45407’s old hoper ashpan sits next to her new one just before fitting.
The hopper doors on the base of the ashpan the the linkage.
45407’s Smokebox with blast pipe and saddle removed
Black 5 wheelsets. closest to the camera are 45407’s Pony Truck, then 45407’s tender then 44871’s drivers. All have now been reprofiled, painted and are ready for fitting
In a rare moment during shunting, the works is empty!
45407 is prepared for lifting, 14th February 2008
The wheels are removed.
45407 is suspended in mid air!
And she is gently lowered onto 44871’s Pony Truck and an accomodation bogie