First motion parts for steam locomotive No.1759 delivered
The Class G5 Locomotive Company have announced that the first motions parts have been delivered for steam locomotive No. 1759.
This follows on from the successful launch of ‘The Motion Fund’.
The group took delivery of the slide bars and un-machined coupling rod forgings. Machining drawings for the coupling rods, the design of the crosshead, piston rods and pistons are currently being produced by David Elliott.
The Motion Fun was launched in October 2017 at the groups 2017 Annual General Meeting and has since achieved a third of its memberships. The G5 Locomotive Company is looking for 150 people to each contribute £600 to raise the £90,000 to complete the motion. By joining the club, you get the following benefits: First motion parts for steam locomotive No.1759 delivered