D5705 Progress reports:
This page will detail the progress being made on Co-Bo D5705 which is privately owned but the C15PS are playing an important role in the locos restoration. For details on the Class 28's and the preservation story of D5705 prior to its arrival at the East Lancs Railway visit Co-Bo World

Click on the date link to see the working party report

DateSummary
11-12 October 2014 Restoration of D5705 continues
27 September 2014 Restoration of D5705 continues
13-14 September 2014 Restoration of D5705 continues
02-03 February 2013 Restoration of D5705 continues
03-06 January 2013 Restoration of D5705 continues
15-16 December 2012 Restoration of D5705 continues
17-18 November 2012 Restoration of D5705 continues
22-23 September 2012 Restoration of D5705 continues
25-26 August 2012 Restoration of D5705 continues
14 July 2012 Stripping the Crossley engine
30 June - 2 July 2012 Dismantling the 'Bo' Bogie
23-24 June 2012 Dismantling the 'Bo' Bogie
02-03 June 2012 Stripping down the bogies
25-27 November 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
15-16 October 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
25 September 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
23-24 September 2011 D5705 Loco Lift
20-21 August 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
14 August 2011 Preparation for D5705 lift
23-24 July 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
25 June 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
29 May 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
01 May 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
02-04 April 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
03-06 March 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
20 February 2011 Restoration of D5705 continues
04 December 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
13-14 November 2010 Lifting Day
9-10 October 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
11-12 September 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
28 August 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
14 August 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
10 July 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
22-23 May 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
27-28 March 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
14-15 March 2010 Installation of Cooling Fan
1-31 January 2010 Exhauster Overhaul
30-31 January 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
2-3 January 2010 Restoration of D5705 continues
28-29 November 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
24-25 October 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
26-27 September 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
20 September 2009 Camping with a difference !
29-30 August 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
01-02 August 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
18 July 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
4-5 July 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
6-7 June 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
9-10 May 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
11-12 April 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
30 March 2009 Fan assembly returns after overhaul
15 March 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
22-24 February 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
14-15 February 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
17-18 January 2009 Restoration of D5705 continues
9 November 2008 Removing the Fuel Header Tank
25-26 October 2008 Cleaning & Painting engine room
14 October 2008 Cleaning & Painting engine room
21 September 2008 Cleaning & painting the cooler group floor
06-07 September 2008 Cleaning & painting the engine room floor
24 August 2008 Deep cleaning the engine room
08 May 2008 D5705 moves to Baron Street
June - July 2008 Cleaning & painting the engine compartment