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Mk2 Coach Repairs

Click any image to view gallery. The work on this particular carriage took place at Ruddington on behalf of the Great Central Railway (Nottingham).


Mk2 Bodywork Repairs:

Mk2 coach before repairs startedExtent of decay shown in stair wellExtent of decay in bodywork skinWindow frames out and decayed areas identifiedRepairs started on coachwork around framesSections of corroded skin removedReplacement sectionReplacement section in placeRepair completeSections of corroded skin removedReplacement section in placeRepair primerRepair completeRepair completeSections of corroded skin removedReplacement patchMore corrosion identifiedMore corrosion identifiedBodywork repairs, note body propped for additional safetyBodywork repairs, note body propped for additional safetySection removed, note corroded pillarsSection removed, note corroded pillarsSection removed, pillar removedSection removed, replacement section of pillarPainted replacement pillarsReplacement patch in situReplacement patch in situMore corrosion identified, body literally falling offSection removed, note corroded pillarsSection removed, replacement section of pillarReplacement patch in situThe final profileThe final profileThe final profileRepairs to carriage endThe final profileThe final profile


Mk2 Door Repairs:

Mk2 door repairsM2 door, hinge and frame repairsM2 door, hinge and frame repairsM2 door, hinge and frame repairsMk2 door repairs


Mk2 Interior Panelling Replacement:

Mk2 panelling removed showing corroded frameworkMk2 panelling removed showing corroded frameworkMk2 panelling removed showing corroded frameworkMk2 panelling removed showing corroded frameworkMk2 panelling removed showing corroded frameworkNew panelling in situNew panelling in situ


Mk2 Saloon Floor Repairs:

Floor peeled back showing....extensive decay!Flooring section cleaned upPlywood sheet renewedPlywood sheet renewedNew flooring section for worst areasPainted flooring sectionFlooring section cleaned upFinished repairPlywood sheet renewed


We can take on small repair jobs or full restorations, from stripping back the rotten sections, needle gunning appropriate areas, welding in new sections of bodywork, repainting, overhauling of the running gear, other mechanical repairs, electrical work and plumbing work.

We have extensive experience of vacuum brakes, steam heating systems on historic carriages and happy to discuss your requirements.

Some of our common repair work

  • Window re-glazing
  • Window frame re-sealing
  • Graffiti removal
  • Door lock maintenance
  • DA valves
  • Brake cylinders
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Available Services


Contact



Proprietor: Wendy Anderson

Mobile: 07729 542 279

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5, Willowfield Crescent

Bradford

BD2 1LJ


Alternatively, you are welcome to complete the contact form and express an interest in one of our services with no obligation.