MONTHLY REPORTS

 JULY 2016 - PAGE ONE
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CHURNET VALLEY RAILWAY - 14th JULY 2016

 Cheddleton station and a new water tower was awaiting commissioning and will eventually supply water to.....

 .....the water column recovered from Hanley station in the early 1970's, now installed on platform 2.

 25322 "Tamworth Castle" awaiting overhaul.

 Tkh 2871 waits to leave Froghall for Leek Brook junction and Cheddleton.

 Approaching Cheddleton.

 Leek Brook junction with its new platform not yet commissioned.

 Running round.

 Is that light at the end of Cheddleton Tunnel?

 The tunnel is quite long and requires the coaches to be lit, creating an ambiance from yesteryear.

 Platform 2 at Cheddleton was receiving a facelift.

 Clifton signal box installed and working at Consall.

 The approach to Consall station with its incredible backdrop.

 Consall is where the River Churnet and the Cauldon Canal part company.

 It's peaceful!

 Consall Lime Kilns.

 Consall stalactites.

 Arrival at Consall.

 Unique "Teddy Bear" 14901 visiting the CVR.

 Elton Crossing signal box.

 Waiting to depart Cheddleton for Froghall.

 Cheddleton yard.

 A second Polish tank awaits overhaul.

 Inside the shed at Cheddleton, 33021 was receiving attention.

 S160 5197 was approaching completion from overhaul.

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