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  1. iancawthorne liked Steve Sienkiewicz's post in the thread The Brief Encounter Steam Special 15/09/18.

    Slogging up Giggleswick bank this afternoon.................................. [ATTACH]

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  2. iancawthorne liked Shep Woolley's post in the thread Cumbrian Coast Cathedrals Express: 15/09/18.

    [ATTACH] LMS 5XP Class 4-6-0 No. 45699 'Galatea' speeds away from Grange over Sands with the return leg of 'The Cathedrals Express' Steve Chipperfield driving and Bob Bullock firing I believe

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  3. iancawthorne liked sgthompson's post in the thread The Brief Encounter Steam Special 15/09/18.

    Footage of 48151 at Ripley Bank ( Lancaster ) , Wilpshire, Gisburn and finally Giggleswick Bank . [MEDIA]

    Sep 15, 2018 at 7:22 PM
  4. iancawthorne replied to the thread The Brief Encounter Steam Special 15/09/18.

    The emblem has been like that for some years now. I have some shots from 2014 it was looking in a similar state.

    Sep 15, 2018 at 7:19 PM
  5. iancawthorne liked jonathonag's post in the thread The Jacobite 2018.

    A few days at the end of this week, among some truly awful forecasts, to try and get the best we could of the K1's last week which also coincided nicely with the last week of the afternoon trains. A hardy bunch of 10 or so of the usual faces,...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 11:10 PM
  6. iancawthorne liked S.A.C. Martin's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    I would be very interested to read on what the safety led issue is with regards the fitting of single chimney equipment, given the sheer number of locomotives out there which do not have double blastpipes and do perfectly well on the mainline...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 10:20 AM
  7. iancawthorne liked Johnb's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Why would it be the end of mainline running. The deflectors are there as a safety requirement with the soft blast of the double chimney but that isn't an issue with the sharper blast of the single chimney.

    Sep 14, 2018 at 10:19 AM
  8. iancawthorne liked Bean-counter's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Sep 14, 2018 at 8:54 AM
  9. iancawthorne liked W.Williams's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    This is a logical next step. Then a repaint in to Apple Green for 2023. [ATTACH] Cicero at Haymarket I think. Google Images.

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  10. iancawthorne liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Pah! A mere amateur in the tender department. [ATTACH] Tom

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  11. iancawthorne liked D1002's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Or this (Note the correct number of tenders;)): [ATTACH]

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  12. iancawthorne liked S.A.C. Martin's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Not its finest form. Now this... [IMG]

    Sep 13, 2018 at 5:06 PM
  13. iancawthorne replied to the thread Flying Scotsman.

    I guess the question is how long will the NRM keep it in BR green? The loco's centenary year in 2023 may put pressure on it being in the more iconic apple green with 4472 on the cab side? If so, maybe the time would come for single chimney and no...

    Sep 13, 2018 at 3:41 PM
  14. iancawthorne liked fergusmacg's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Not just Racehorses though (& just too good to miss) . . . . . .;) [IMG]

    Sep 13, 2018 at 2:49 PM
  15. iancawthorne replied to the thread Tornado Railtours - 2018 and Beyond.

    I think the hope is the turntable will be ready for use for 2019. From the GBXII thread:

    Sep 12, 2018