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  1. 26D_M replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Will 35005 have a different tender this time out? The picture in my mind of previous running was the tender seemed smaller than a MN? Apols if wrong. Quarter of a century next year since my only turn on CP whilst at ELR. Where does the time go?

    Nov 21, 2017 at 7:52 PM
  2. 26D_M liked Will RL's post in the thread Railway Touring Company's 2017 Programme.

    Looks like the LMS flavour hasn’t changed in the Christmas itinerary. Icons of Steam being very generous allowing ‘Royal Scot’ to cover the Duchess’ turns http://www.iconsofsteam.com/travel/ They would to run it down the mainline to the Mid...

    Nov 21, 2017 at 7:36 PM
  3. 26D_M liked 21B's post in the thread 73096.

    Outside of the galas we generally operate with two locomotives except for the 4 occasions each year when we run the demonstration goods train and a couple of other days when a there is a special hire or a lunchtime dining train that runs on its...

    Nov 21, 2017 at 6:26 PM
  4. 26D_M liked Bean-counter's post in the thread 73096.

    As I have said before, congratulations to the Mid-Hants on forming a fleet which they own to secure the ability to provide steam traction for the future - subject, of course, to Ropley managing to keep sufficient of them in traffic and the...

    Nov 21, 2017 at 6:26 PM
  5. 26D_M liked Jamessquared's post in the thread 73096.

    Just suppose you took the locos rusticating in some railway's headshunt away - where would you put them instead? It's not as if there are lots of railways out there with empty sheds and idle workshops just waiting to receive the locos rusticating...

    Nov 21, 2017 at 6:25 PM
  6. 26D_M replied to the thread Cathedrals Express to Holyhead 18/11/2017 45699 vice 46233.

    Flue tube problem.

    Nov 21, 2017 at 6:22 PM
  7. 26D_M replied to the thread Cathedrals Express to Holyhead 18/11/2017 45699 vice 46233.

    This trip was exceptionally well rearranged and must be seen as a major success in the circumstances. Taking a more generalised view, a major difference between this and other leisure market offerings is that the customer is implicitly expected...

    Nov 21, 2017 at 9:50 AM
  8. 26D_M replied to the thread 73096.

    Is 850 vulnerable to deacession perhaps?

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:51 PM