D1041 Restoration
Please use the restoration links above to navigate around and have a look at the project so far.

Western Prince has been out of service since 2004 and has spent some of the subsequent years in storage awaiting its turn in the queue for attention. A potted restoration history can be found here

A small but regular workforce is now engaged in the restoration process, details of the jobs undertaken at Bury and off-site, including 'BREL Denton', will be documented here with photographs and reports.

A general progress overview gallery can be found here

The major project aims are:

· Complete re-wire
· Complete rebuild of A-end
· Major bodywork repairs
· Underside inspection
· Service bogies
· Re-Profile tyres


If you would like to get involved in the project directly or want to send a donation please click here for further details

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