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3ABescot's Recent Activity

  1. 3ABescot liked acorb's post in the thread SVR Spring Diesel Festival 19th-22nd May.

    Excellent day today, trains seemed well loaded and the timetable worked in the main. It went a little adrift a little this afternoon due to the no show of the 69 (or rather its driver) on its lunchtime run. This meant some unscheduled swapping...

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  2. 3ABescot liked Matt37401's post in the thread SVR Spring Diesel Festival 19th-22nd May.

    68’s are absolute beasts! The love child between a Hymek and a Deltic! I could wax lyrical about them for ages, they really are decent pieces of kit. That’s a lovely photo of number 3 at Arley btw.

    May 21, 2022 at 10:26 PM
  3. 3ABescot liked Springs Branch's post in the thread [Jun 18, 2022] LNWR/L&YR centenary celebration (BURY).

    Timetables & allocations https://www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/events-activities/ly-centenary-weekend/ Four locos from these companies, including debut of 'pug' 19 and LNWR Coal tank 1054 visiting from KWVR - also with BR standard 4 80097

    May 20, 2022 at 6:59 PM
  4. 3ABescot liked Mike Buttell's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    Offloading Fenella at Welshpool, thanks Andy Taylor for the photo [ATTACH]

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  5. 3ABescot liked Steve Sienkiewicz's post in the thread Fellsman tours 2022.

    Passing Jack Green this morning. Shame about the brown MkII brake but hey ho............................... [ATTACH]

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  6. 3ABescot liked Flying Phil's post in the thread Great Central Railway General Matters.

    At Rothley, the S & T dept are busy. They are renewing the ground frame controlling the shed yard and refurbishing the tall signal by the shed. In the picture on the right hand side, it can be seen that they have already laid the new point...

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  7. 3ABescot liked jsm8b's post in the thread LE movements, ECS and test runs 2022.

    Passing Wrockwardine at the start of the climb to Wellington. [ATTACH]

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  8. 3ABescot replied to the thread East Lancs Railway.

    The initiative is from Government and local government.

    May 17, 2022 at 9:26 AM
  9. 3ABescot liked D1002's post in the thread Fellsman tours 2022.

    Braunton having her boiler cleaned out ahead of this Wednesday's Saphos Tour: [ATTACH]

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  10. 3ABescot liked Steve B's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Spring Gala.

    Reminds me of a holiday there in the early 1960's:) Steve B

    May 16, 2022
  11. 3ABescot liked David likes trains's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Spring Gala.

    Got around to editing my photos from the Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Had tickets pre booked for the last two days, but only travelled on Friday. Really enjoyed the event despite the various issues. Thursday: [img] [img] [img] [img] [img] [img]...

    May 16, 2022
  12. 3ABescot liked lil Bear's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Spring Gala.

    Just to second this statement, I was quite surprised at the number of kids around on the Sunday - it was very good to see. There was one very excited kid who kept asking when was the Caley coming at Stogumber, and it was like all his Christmas'...

    May 16, 2022
  13. 3ABescot liked Hemerdon's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Spring Gala.

    And a few clips from me....... [MEDIA]

    May 16, 2022
  14. 3ABescot liked acorb's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Spring Gala.

    Some cracking pics there, helped by the gorgeous weather this weekend!

    May 16, 2022
  15. 3ABescot liked acorb's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Spring Gala.

    Thanks to yourself and all the other volunteers, it was such a welcoming atmosphere and everyone was willing to have a chat with us visitors - it makes such a difference. Can I also reiterate the comments regarding the permanent way, an...

    May 16, 2022