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FR Coach bogies

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Back in May/June time, we covered the dismantling of the ex-South Africa bogies which were acquired to go under the Ffestiniog Coach no.117.

You may recall that the FR coach was only available without its Welsh bogies – these have been re-used under Boston Lodge’s latest masterpiece.

Secondly, the bogies are going under passenger carrying rolling stock and hence need to be spot-on in terms of condition; the idea of finding some long-forgotten assembly error when the coach is in passenger service at Apedale is not appealing.

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