Whilst our intrepid team were busy getting soaked relaying the 2ft narrow gauge track our other team were just as busy getting soaked on the big boys track, particulary the turnout at Lawley that is the entrance to the loop. It was only after the initial installation of the turnout that it became apparent that one of the rails needed to move 3″ to make the turnout useable. So for the sake of these 3″ a team was assembled along with all the necessary parts and fittings, they boarded a works train an doff they went to sort it out. After much cutting, sliding, lifting, jacking, packing, tweaking and swearing spread over a number of weekends we were finally left with a fully useable turnout and the connection of the other Lawley terminating line to the burgeoning TSR network. This extra siding would allow us to re-position some of our longer term restoration projects away from Spring Village yard to enable the construction of the long overdue carriage shed. It also allows us much greater flexibility operationally.

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