118 has got to the stage were Himself is ready to start painting it, which begins with a coat of primer.
In recent years he's been using red primer but he seems to have switched back to grey - I have no idea why.
(In fact the bogies appear to have been sprayed red. Maybe the can just ran out?)
It'll probably be a couple of weeks before he's able to put some of the top coat on so for the moment he's put it up on the display shelf in the study along with a few of our other superbarns including the service car and 150.
They look rather nice, don't you think?