I take it you realise that steam railways in the UK are limited to 25m.p.h. and building this sort or stuff would only be of any point if built...
The subject is heritage railways not quasi mainlines. Newbuilds would be an opportunity to correct the present imbalance, not aggravate it.
Apologies for misreading this for "Mk.1s" or "Mk2s" It still sounds a bit too "mainline" though.
Getting back to what "heritage" railways don't need alas. Just as with the motive power.
Well, I thought only the tin case varied and that but slightly.Plenty of pannier tants, 0-4-2ts and 2-6-2ts that would be fine.
You will have to wait until the Channel 4 carriage restoration programme is broadcast to find out I am afraid.
I have been around along enough to...
Need to think about new underframes I suspect. As far as I know, only one for a standard gauge passenger vehicle has been made in the preservation...
This is about new builds though.
One thing which has to be remembered is that few of us are old enough to remember these "sensible sized" machines in main line use in any sort of...
Unromantic? Not really.
Blinkered? Certainly not! Anything but.
Arggh! That dreaded word "nice" again. Without a lot of hard work and financial sacrifice precisely nothing will happen irrespective of whether a...
Perhaps it ought to be said that "Smellie" is pronounced "Smiley".
I have long doubted this story about "showing the Ouest how to run express trains" for a number of reasons. Firstly the L.B.S.C.R. was noted at...
Yes, with the biggest bells you can imagine on! However there are many fanatics out there who will push this very noisily.
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