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  1. iancawthorne replied to the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    In the interests of how many "lost" as settlecarlislesteam.co.uk see's it, taking southbound there are currently 54 entries out of a possible 720 (to date). I do have a small number on file which haven't yet been uploaded into the site. The 720...

    May 24, 2022 at 4:01 PM
  2. iancawthorne liked Oswald T Wistle's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    The CME is one of several steam hauled trains that run south over the S&C and someone on board often posts a time for the "Blue Riband" section (MP275 to MP259.75). The posted times are noted by those interested and more often than not ruled out...

    May 24, 2022 at 1:39 PM
  3. iancawthorne liked sgthompson's post in the thread Northern Belle 2022.

    Looking like Tangmere only takes this Saturdays Belle back South on the S&C as there’s a path to Carlisle from 10A around midday .https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/service/gb-nr:U63056/2022-05-28/detailed...

    May 24, 2022 at 10:10 AM
  4. iancawthorne liked 1020 Shireman's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    Thought I'd drop this in after an interesting day out last Saturday. Early Summer Cumbrian Mountain Express 21st May 2022 Only our 3rd Steam Hauled Railtour of 2022 and it should be a fun one with the Scot with 12. One of our friends was...

    May 23, 2022 at 12:13 PM
  5. iancawthorne liked walkerp1's post in the thread 4498 SNG Crewe - S&C - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe Private members charter 21/05/22.

    4498 at Gregson Lane, Lazonby & Euxton. [ATTACH] https://www.flickr.com/photos/167082436@N06/52091955069/in/datetaken-public/ [ATTACH] https://www.flickr.com/photos/167082436@N06/52090683492/in/datetaken-public/ [ATTACH]...

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  6. iancawthorne liked walkerp1's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    46115 passing Gregson Lane. [ATTACH] https://www.flickr.com/photos/167082436@N06/52090684967/in/datetaken-public/ Phil

    IMGP4576_1+s.jpg May 22, 2022 at 11:41 PM
  7. iancawthorne liked LMarsh1987's post in the thread 4498 SNG Crewe - S&C - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe Private members charter 21/05/22.

    A very good day with Sir Nigel in the North West Of England with a sparkling northbound run through Winsford and a solid climb up the S&C. The return over Shap was a tad muted but the sight of an A4 side on accompanied by the glinting sun and the...

    May 22, 2022 at 9:18 PM
  8. iancawthorne liked steamingyorkshire's post in the thread 4498 SNG Crewe - S&C - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe Private members charter 21/05/22.

    A few from yesterday - A4 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley' seen passing Jack Green, Langcliffe, Lazonby and Bessygill. Video Available Here [img] [img]

    May 22, 2022 at 8:16 PM
  9. iancawthorne liked steamingyorkshire's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    One clip of 'Scots Guardsman' yesterday exiting Wilpshire Tunnel with the return trip. It's attached to the video of 4498 - fast forward to 3:40 for 46115 :) Video Available Here [img]

    May 22, 2022 at 6:26 PM
  10. iancawthorne liked 46223's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    Not my photo, it was sent to me by a friend. Edit; my friend says the photo is by Mike Morton. [ATTACH]

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  11. iancawthorne liked Fred Kerr's post in the thread 4498 SNG Crewe - S&C - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe Private members charter 21/05/22.

    Staying local I had 2 opportunities to catch the rarity of the Black Knight on its only tour on the main line before reverting to Garter Blue livery; scenes at Bamber Bridge and Euxton - [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  12. iancawthorne liked Steam Valley Productions's post in the thread 4498 SNG Crewe - S&C - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe Private members charter 21/05/22.

    My shot from 4498 at Blea Moor Tunnel, unfortunately the afternoon shot got binned due to a Pendolino!! #bowled [MEDIA] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    May 22, 2022 at 9:04 AM
  13. iancawthorne liked Britfoamer's post in the thread 4498 SNG Crewe - S&C - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe Private members charter 21/05/22.

    Some from us, Brownhill leaving Blackburn, Helwith Bridge. First day of freedom after a short period of isolation after my heart surgery last Monday, so I didn't catch the plague!! My wife had to do the honours, can't drive until next week. Fish...

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  14. iancawthorne liked FlyingScotsman4472's post in the thread 4498 SNG Crewe - S&C - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe Private members charter 21/05/22.

    Fabulous day in the northern fells to see 4498 first shot at milepost 249 Blea Moor south tunnel what a magnificent sight and sound she made. Well done to the A4 Locomotive Society and my thanks for today. [ATTACH]

    4498 Blea Moor.jpg May 21, 2022 at 10:11 PM
  15. iancawthorne liked Big Al's post in the thread 4498 SNG Crewe - S&C - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe Private members charter 21/05/22.

    Well said. Sometimes it's not the quality of the journey but the destination that matters and today was all about the latter. By that I mean getting an iconic locomotive back on the main line has to trump everything else. And it was generous of...

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