If you would like to view the latest progress of The Unknown Warrior's boiler there is a 'Patrons and Friends of the Duchess Weekend' taking place at the West Shed, Ripley on 14th and 15th July, where you can also see the Duchess, Standard 4MT No. 80080, 'Princess Margaret Rose' and Royal Saloon 45000 on display outside the shed.

Guided tours of the West Shed are being undertaken by members of the PRCLT so that you can get a close-up view of the boiler. Latest work comprises drilling of the side and crown stays with the copper firebox awaiting trial fitting, this is currently situated behind the boiler waiting to go in.

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