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  1. Paul42 liked jsm8b's post in the thread LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2019.

    Wellington, about 50 minutes late and going fast, hauling a few Mk1s and a class 47 Lots of room on the line though, lots of cancellations. [ATTACH]

    DSC_5843 45231 Wellington 191119.JPG Nov 19, 2019 at 11:32 PM
  2. Paul42 liked 1020 Shireman's post in the thread 44871 & 45407 - The Cheshireman - 16/11/19.

    Always worthy of a performance based write-up when the 2 Black 5s are let loose on lots of banks. So here's one.. Christmas Cheshireman 16th November 2019 We made a very late booking on this one as there was no need to have the intended tail...

    Nov 19, 2019 at 2:38 PM
  3. Paul42 replied to the thread RTC Slough-Shrewsbury with 60009: 23/11/19.

    I am surprised there is not one these in the programme next year April onwards, an interesting route, high steam mileage and 2 possible destinations.RTC only seem to go to some destinationa at Christmas, another is Lincoln, I not sure why...

    Nov 18, 2019 at 11:18 PM
  4. Paul42 replied to the thread RTC 2020.

    The problem with top and tailed steam trips in the South East is having suffcient gauge friendly available, sufficent crews ( with route knoweldge) and support crews. The two Seaford 150 trips in 2014 were hauled 70013 and 44932 respectively...

    Nov 18, 2019 at 10:59 PM
  5. Paul42 replied to the thread 44871 & 45407 - The Cheshireman - 16/11/19.

    That is my understanding.

    Nov 18, 2019 at 3:09 PM
  6. Paul42 replied to the thread 44871 & 45407 - The Cheshireman - 16/11/19.

    I sure I read somewhere that Ian Riley prefers to drive 45407, so that is why it is usually the second loco.

    Nov 18, 2019 at 1:02 PM
  7. Paul42 liked MG 7305's post in the thread 7027 Thornbury Castle.

    GWR route availability map, and here is the full picture: http://www.michaelclemensrailways.co.uk/article/gwr-route-availability-map-worcester/634 Best regards Julian

    Nov 18, 2019 at 12:40 PM
  8. Paul42 liked Andy Williams's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Patrick, I know exactly what happens on the SVR. I have been an active volunteer there for 52 years, and was an SVR Guarantee Company director for twenty of those years. I stand by my views, so we will have to agree to differ on this matter....

    Nov 18, 2019 at 6:06 AM
  9. Paul42 replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Some more from the Photocharter with 506 : - [img]506 on the Alps by Paul Simpson, on Flickr [IMG]506 Leaving Ropley 2 by Paul Simpson, on Flickr [IMG]506 leaving Ropley by Paul Simpson, on Flickr Thanks to Dave, Steve , the crews and...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 9:30 PM
  10. Paul42 liked Bean-counter's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I would suggest that any railway which isn't the Severn Valley, with its already vast shareholder base to call on, would get nowhere near £2 million, even with an attractive 'offer' (in terms of what the money will be spent on). How much did...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 10:53 PM
  11. Paul42 liked AlexGWR1994's post in the thread 44871 & 45407 - The Cheshireman - 16/11/19.

    [MEDIA] My footage of The Black Fives roaring through the beautiful Welsh Marches. The shots included the stunning early morning climb up Filton Bank, a brilliant climb of Llanvihangel Bank from a standing start at Abergavenny Station and the...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 10:49 PM