Category: Testimonials

9F 5Inch

Testimonial of BR Standard Class 9F 5″

Testimonial of BR Standard Class 9F 5″   I’ve known Ben for a few years now, it’s a friendship founded in a common appreciation of engineering, and in particular of steam locomotives. I would be the first person to admit that I’m a stickler and expect work to be of the highest calibre, and anyone […]

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Testimonial of 5″ Duchess “Sir William” Complete Build

Testimonial of 5″ Duchess “Sir William” Complete Build   My late father had virtually completed a 5” Duchess when he died. I had a certain company from the East Coast ‘finish’ it and they did a dreadful job. I subsequently took it to Ben who has sorted everything and more out. He did a great […]

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Testimonial of 3 1/2″ “NETTA” RePaint and Complete Build

Testimonial of 3 1/2″ “NETTA” RePaint and Complete Build   In November 2015 I commissioned the fledgling BP Loco Works to paint my grandfathers 3 ½” NETTA which I had taken on in order to return it to working order. This concluded a project which had been 5 years in the making and something which […]

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Testimonial of 5 inch “Black 5” Crank Pin Replacements and Reset

Testimonial of 5″ Black 5 Crank Pin Replacements and Reset   Well another Brilliant job by BP Loco Works. Ben remade my crank pins set valve timing for my 5″ Black 5. Last time he worked out my blast pipe was way to high and wide – also made new pistons and rings. I think […]

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5" LNER A3 "Flying Scotsman"

Testimonial of LNER A3 “Flying Scotsman” 5 Inch from owner Paul Caldwell

Testimonial of LNER A3 “Flying Scotsman” 5 Inch   Ben took my engine for a complete overhaul with a directive to make it easier to run. The backhead looked beautiful but was totally impractical for running. He stripped the engine and kept me informed at all stages of the re-build with pictures and comments. We […]

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