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News Archive entries for December 2018

Here are the diary entries for this month. You can use the forward and backward links to see the next or previous months. Most photos taken before 2018 are small size. From 2018 onwards, most photos you see below will have a link to a full size image by clicking on the photo.

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Latest Engineering meeting.
  First of December saw the 52nd meeting of the HENGIST Engineering team; coupled with the normal engineering meeting an extra earlier Bogie Design Review meeting was held. When more time is required for meetings, as with this one, and when a projector is required we hold these meetings at the impressive Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Sheffield who provide us with a room and projector at their Factory 2050 building and offices. Massive thanks go to AMRC for hosting us once again. The photo shows a section of the central circular office area within the Factory 2050 building. All the meeting rooms within the factory are named after iconic British engineering developments, today we used the HMS Victory room.
Small Part Sponsorship always welcome
  Although there is a lot of big, expensive bits on a locomotive, there's also a lot of small, inexpensive components. Here, a member has sponsored the components that make up the handrails for the rear tender steps. These sit at the top of the step assembly. If you would like to sponsor a small part, please get in touch.