Despite the setbacks that have delayed Tornado's return to traffic, good progress is being made on the overhaul at Locomotive Maintenance Services (LMS) in Loughborough. Here we have a selection of images covering the rewiring being conducted, some of it associated with the fitting of the ETCS system. To find out how you can support the Overhaul Club, click here. All photos by Rob Morland.
Adam working on the tender modifications being made in preparation for fitting ETCS.
Paul Depledge replacing conduit connecting to one of the underframe bulkhead lights.
Paul Depledge wiring up a replacement underframe bulkhead luminaire.
Paul Depledge fitting a new underframe LED strip light.
Reconnected underframe bulkhead light with new luminaire.
Paul Depledge with the very first new wires installed on the tender. These power the tender water filler lights.
Water filler light wiring installed with identification codes added. Every wire on the A1 has a unique ident number.
Tender rear wiring box on the driver’s side, with the first wiring running through. The flexible conduits (top left) will contain the wires to the tender rear essential lamps.
Paul Depledge and Alan Parkin identing the tender rear essential lamp wires.