Friday January 25th saw 3850’s cylinders and frames stretchers split from the mainframe to facilitate the fitting of the new cylinders

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Blocks and accommodation bogies ready to take the weight.

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Frame stretcher moving away from the frames

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Hydraulic power keeps it moving

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JOB DONE and a happy crew!

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Now we need to get the new cylinders fitted and put it all back together!

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  One of the pair of new cylinders when just cast.