73082 Camelot Locomotive Society
The Society owns the preserved British Railways Standard 5MT Steam Locomotive 73082 Camelot, which runs on the Bluebell Railway in Sussex, Southern England. Follow the links to learn more about us.
Images from the third heavy overhaul of Camelot since preservation, now being undertaken at the Bluebell Railway's workshop at Sheffield Park.
Rivets Removed beneath Firehole Door, HENRY MOWFORTH, December 2020
New Copper Weld around Rivet Holes HENRY MOWFORTH, December 2020.
New Rivets Inserted, HENRY MOWFORTH, December 2020.
Steam test sucessful, BLUEBELL RAILWAY, 5 May, 2021.
Painting the boiler (smokebox) has started, KEITH DUKE, 14 May, 2021.
Painting the boiler continues, HERITAGE PAINTERS, 1 June, 2021.
Painting the boiler and firebox, HERITAGE PAINTERS, 1 June, 2021.
The Finished Paint Job, HERITAGE PAINTERS, 20 June, 2021.
Repainted tender with new crest, HERITAGE PAINTERS, 29 June, 2021,
Workshop attention continues, BLUEBELL RAILWAY, 9 July, 2019.
Not quite ready to haul the "Pines", Camelot is still in the workshop, motion being dismantled for attention, KEITH DUKE, 6 August 2021.
New and old big end bearings, for the motion overhaul, JULIAN HEINEMANN, 8 August, 2021.
Camelot's rebuilt motion is complete, BLUEBELL RAILWAY WORKSHOP, 28 August, 2021.
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