11th February

Rear Right hand coupling rod on crank pin with retaining collar fitted. Eccentric strap on the floor awaiting fitting


Front buffer beam. New shackle forgings closed onto trunions after threading through draw hook forging


Smoke box drilled for hand rails, oil feed pipes and the banjo cover


Rear Left hand coupling rod on crank pin, retaining collar not yet screwed on. 2 pairs of eccentric straps on floor awaiting fitting