Locomotive Engineering

Premier in the Engine Shed at Kemsley Down

The Locomotive Engineering Department look after the steam locomotives.

If you would like to get involved in firing or driving a steam locomotive you must work within the Department on the maintenance of the locomotives, this way you will understand how they work and how to fix things if they develop a fault.

Based at Kemsley Down, most of the work is carried out in the Engine Shed. Volunteers will be trained on how to use tools and machinery. It can be a very dirty job and quite labour intensive at times.

Current jobs:

  • rebuilding Premier
  • Superb’s boiler overhaul
  • Alpha’s cosmetic overhaul.
  • Repaint of diesel Barton Hall

They are currently working on Sundays at Kemsley Down. To volunteer to join the team, email info@sklr.net