No.5 rebuild update

Submitted by andrew.sdr on Sat, 01/23/2021 - 21:42
New battery box mountings being fabricated
New battery box mountings being fabricated

New battery box mountings have been designed and manufactured for No.5 being rebuilt and also for No.6 which will soon  be under construction as a new-build locomotive.

The new battery box will be secured to the mountings by easily accessible fixing bolts as seen in this Chinese example:

https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/2-5T-Explosion-proof-Battery-Locomotive_60424347769.html?spm=a2700.wholesale.deiletai6.9.38b52beeteSFgD

New battery box mountings installed
New battery box mountings installed