This Class 40 has been modified back to its 1958 condition as much as possible. The Bonnet hand rails have been removed and the nose side handrails have been removed, although this Loco later had them added. The air pipes on the buffer beam were also removed. I have to say that filling the small holes left by the handrails were a real pain. – in the end I made them bigger to achieve a smooth finish.
I carried out my modification to the pony wheels on the bogies to stop unnecessary derailment. If any one is interested in what I do – please contact me and I will post the details.
The Indicator discs have not been fixed to the nose so that various types of trains can be run – they will be attached with a very small piece of ‘Bluetack’.