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  1. ragl liked meeee's post in the thread FR & WHR & WHHR News.

    It's an NGG16. If it doesn't clank it probably means something has fallen off. Tim

    Oct 15, 2021 at 9:24 AM
  2. ragl liked jon5051's post in the thread FR & WHR & WHHR News.

    My video from the FR's gala, just shot on my phone. A great weekend - thanks to all involved! [MEDIA]

    Oct 15, 2021 at 9:24 AM
  3. ragl liked steamingyorkshire's post in the thread FR & WHR & WHHR News.

    The Ffestiniog Railway during their recent 'Bygones Weekend', an event which never fails to disappoint! Featuring 'Prince', 'Welsh Pony', 'Palmerston', 'Merddin Emrys', 'Upnor Castle' (replacing 'David Lloyd George') and the gravity train. Video...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 9:24 AM
  4. ragl liked 45669's post in the thread FR & WHR & WHHR News.

    There's now a bit more of my footage from North Wales on my YouTube channel if anyone would like to have a look: [MEDIA] Hope you like it. TTFN, Ron.

    Oct 15, 2021 at 9:23 AM
  5. ragl liked Sidmouth's post in the thread Teifi Valley Railway.

    the cynic in me would perhaps suggest that is how we do run UK plc

    Oct 15, 2021 at 9:23 AM
  6. ragl liked Mike Melbourne's post in the thread 60009.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] One of the most memorable times I have of No.9 at Kings X 7th October 2018 when she ran from Lincoln with the RAF 100 charter with John Cameron on the footplate and all the cadets with there collection buckets from all around...

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  7. ragl liked ianh1's post in the thread BR Standard class 6 No. 72010 'Hengist' and Clan Discussion Thread.

    The bogie spring cradle plates are being manufactured by Tyler Bros in Kirkby in Ashfield and are well into production. From the drawing you can see that it is not a flat plate [ATTACH] BR would have made these by stamping over formers. After...

    Bogie Spring Cradle - 19518.jpg Bogie Spring Cradle Plates.jpg Oct 15, 2021 at 9:12 AM
  8. ragl liked Bikermike's post in the thread BR Standard class 6 No. 72010 'Hengist' and Clan Discussion Thread.

    Excellent stuff! Sheffield is the new Crewe!

    Oct 15, 2021 at 9:11 AM
  9. ragl liked ianh1's post in the thread BR Standard class 6 No. 72010 'Hengist' and Clan Discussion Thread.

    Hi Bikermike Yes, that will be the frames complete The current work plan is 1. Drill and ream the critical bolt holes that fasten the main frames/frame extensions/Firebox support stretcher and trailing feet (for frame keeps). It's all of the...

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  10. ragl liked J Shuttleworth's post in the thread Tangmere.

    Quite so - and if you read the resume of how SLL have deftly managed their tenders ( and others in preservation), you will probably lose the will to live or learn never to ask about Bulleid tenders again. Suffice to say no Bulleid tenders (or...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 8:42 AM
  11. ragl liked class8mikado's post in the thread Tangmere.

    Perhaps the internal dimensions have been tweaked. Details on how this might be done have been published...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 8:40 AM
  12. ragl liked Paul42's post in the thread 35028 Clan Line.

    A couple of photos from today's late afternoon and night shoot with Clan Line. Thanks to Jon , the crews and last but no meands least the MNLPS. [img]Clan Line departing Hortsted Keynes by Paul Simpson, on Flickr [img]Clan Line at Horsted...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 8:36 AM
  13. ragl liked S.A.C. Martin's post in the thread Edward Thompson: Wartime C.M.E. Discussion 2012 - 2021.

    But Jim - I’m not arguing against the design concept of a mikado. I’m simply pointing out that at that time, the Pacifics were matching or in fact bettering the performances and utilization of those specific mikados at that specific time. 6 non...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 8:33 AM
  14. ragl liked Hermod's post in the thread Edward Thompson: Wartime C.M.E. Discussion 2012 - 2021.

    Are there any written record of management or traffic department wanting 80 ton adhession 70 mph locomotives for Aberdean before design started or did HNG , who knew of Chapelon and the 4-8-0 in 1934, want to show what he could do? Same...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 8:32 AM
  15. ragl liked S.A.C. Martin's post in the thread Edward Thompson: Wartime C.M.E. Discussion 2012 - 2021.

    We will do this dance again, for the benefit of others, but here is the primary evidence: The use of engine power document, giving their traffic utilisation figures The LNER emergency board minutes, giving reports on their utilisation The...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 8:28 AM