If you register, you can do a lot more. And become an active part of our growing community. You'll have access to hidden forums, and enjoy the ability of replying and starting conversations.

class8mikado's Recent Activity

  1. class8mikado replied to the thread P2 Locomotive Company and related matters.

    Perhaps they just shined them up with a bit o wet and dry because they looked scruffy...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 5:10 PM
  2. class8mikado liked GWR4707's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Not any more it ain't! Wouldn't the best option in the first instance be to let @JJG Koopmans who did so much for sorting 6023's steaming after she was retro fitted with a single chimney have a look at the matter, I would be very interested to...

    Sep 17, 2018 at 1:54 PM
  3. class8mikado replied to the thread A2 60532 Blue Peter.

    Ship launched Drones aplenty...

    Sep 17, 2018 at 9:07 AM
  4. class8mikado replied to the thread A2 60532 Blue Peter.

    The tantalizing possibility of an A2 or P2 to Aberdeen or even a double header!

    Sep 16, 2018 at 10:59 PM
  5. class8mikado replied to the thread A2 60532 Blue Peter.

    Blue Peter doesn't have a corridor tender, whereas FS,and Bittern do Iirc and the water tender is a corridor also. Don't see why you could not use it but the corridor facility would be lost.. Unless the plan is to put a corridor tender body on...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 7:37 PM
  6. class8mikado replied to the thread A2 60532 Blue Peter.

    Does the A4 need a new tender tank ? Come to think of it dont IOS have the old FS water tender which could be painted to match their coaching stock and ran with either /any of their locos...?

    Sep 15, 2018 at 5:23 PM
  7. class8mikado replied to the thread A2 60532 Blue Peter.

    Wonder if the new tender top will have adjusted caapacities...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 1:01 PM
  8. class8mikado replied to the thread Tornado.

    The best kind...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 9:35 AM
  9. class8mikado replied to the thread A2 60532 Blue Peter.

    There seem to have been lots of loose rivets... And for the amount of boiler work might have been better to cut a deal with the A1slt who want two anyway, surely the unit cost for one of three from the Germans would be quite attractive and there...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 9:34 AM
  10. class8mikado replied to the thread V4 2-6-2 No. 3403.

    But almost the 280 found elsewhere...

    Sep 15, 2018 at 9:23 AM
  11. class8mikado replied to the thread V4 2-6-2 No. 3403.

    Perhaps Pegasus could lead to a 'My Little Pony ' Tie in with some Rainbow smoke generators and strategically placed sparkly stars...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 5:58 PM
  12. class8mikado liked Kylchap's post in the thread V4 2-6-2 No. 3403.

    I've heard from a reliable source that Mark Allatt is planning to launch a "V4 Name Club". Associate Membership will cost £20 and give you a vote for two names on the proposal list. Full Membership will cost £100 and will offer the chance to...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 5:53 PM
  13. class8mikado replied to the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Young Child to youngish dad as Applegreen Flying Scotsman chuffs past - ' Dad, its that the Flying Scotsman train' Reply... Nah son its wrong colour, its that Tornado one. But I am with the Apple Green Camp, and not bothered how many orifices...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 2:42 PM
  14. class8mikado liked JayDee's post in the thread NRM York Regeneration.

    To be honest had they shortened to NRM on all branding and signage it would be way easier on the search results and far easier to hashtag on twitter and instagram. The Railway Museum folks have actually missed a trick on that one when it comes...

    Sep 13, 2018 at 11:02 PM
  15. class8mikado replied to the thread Tornado.

    Man is a Hero.

    Sep 13, 2018 at 4:15 PM