Education Officer of
The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd.
As well as writing and lecturing on Gresley topics, Mel has been giving practical help with the overhaul of Sir Nigel Gresley.áHere he takes a well-earned break in the overhaul team's messroom.
This series of articles was originally published in the SNGLPT's journal Chime, the first part appearing in issue 127, Spring 2003. It followed Mel's popular series on A4 identities and liveries, An A4 By Any Other Name, and describes the various types of tenders attached to A4 locomotives and how they were allocated. You thought that an engine kept the same tender all its life? Read on!
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