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The Boiler Room and Engine progressing well.
28th December 2012

The new deck in the boiler room is almost complete, It has created a great space. Not only is the boiler smaller but also there is no smoke box creating even more space.The time consuming & crucial task of shimming & refitting the refurbished white metal bearings to the, now in situ, Main Engine Crankshaft is proceeding.

Check out the events page for news on the May Spectacular at Southampton to mark the return of Challenge to steam and to her new home port.

The rebuild starts

Today the top deck and funnel were replaced on Challenge. This marks the the nearing of the end of the major work to be carried out on her ...

New Boiler Installed.

The new boiler has been installed today (27th Sept). Still wrapped to protect it from the elements the new boiler is installed along with two gener...

The New Boiler Is Completed and Challenge is Refloated

The new boiler is finished and ready to be transported from Keighley, West Yorkshire, to Shoreham. Some of the workforce who worked on it are pictu...

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