Modern Coatings on London’s Historic Underground Railway
As a part of the celebration of the London Underground’s 150th anniversary, the steam locomotive Metropolitan No. 1 is making trips on the city’s Metropolitan line during special events held throughout 2014. In preparation for the festivities, the London Transport Museum of Covent Garden commissioned The Flour Mill Ltd for the repair and overhaul of the locomotive. After a steam leak in the original cylinder block was detected, a modern-day solution was required to keep this piece of London’s heritage in operable condition. Belzona high temperature materials were selected for the repair and recoating the steam chest of the locomotive.
Read more in this month’s issue of CoatingsPro magazine or view online: http://www.coatingspromag.com/articles/steel-coatings/2014/august/modern-coatings-on-londons-historic-underground-railway