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  1. Spamcan81 liked sgthompson's post in the thread Gordon Hodgson Man and Machine as one ..

    Short video of now retired steam driver Gordon Hodgson showing what he did best . [MEDIA]

    Aug 18, 2018 at 6:50 PM
  2. Spamcan81 liked 60017's post in the thread 61994 Best remembered moments.

    Her turns on the 2012 Fellsman season. [ATTACH]

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  3. Spamcan81 liked mickpop's post in the thread 61994 Best remembered moments.

    Went to Wales too in 2014 having come up the Conwy Valley she is passing the slate quarries and in BF station [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  4. Spamcan81 replied to the thread Tornado.

    I agree about tribalism. Had this failure happened to another high profile loco, those on here who criticise Tornado would no doubt have got all protective over their favourite steed. As anyone who owns and operates a steam loco will tell you, a...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 10:28 AM
  5. Spamcan81 liked S.A.C. Martin's post in the thread Tornado.

    It’s not a competition, in the sense of this debate (I’m aware of the need to compete for work of course on a practical level). This tribalism inherent in pretty much everything the human race touches has to end. Our industry - both the tourist...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 10:22 AM
  6. Spamcan81 liked Victor's post in the thread Tornado.

    Just a thought.......other than curiosity it's not really of any interest to forum members how/why Tornado had a failure. 10A would have taken a loco home and battened down the hatches (fair enough I say) The A1 trust have been and are being very...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 10:21 AM
  7. Spamcan81 liked billbedford's post in the thread Tornado.

    I think you will find his main qualification is self importance on railway matters that over the last nearly forty years his articles and predictions in the railway press has been a load of codswallop.why they give him a platform I will never...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 10:19 AM
  8. Spamcan81 replied to the thread Spa Valley Railway - Latest News.

    Made my first visit to the Spa Valley on Sunday. An interesting event with Deltic, Crompton and Clayton haulage for the diesel fans and the Lanky A Class for the steam lovers. Took the opportunity to ride behind the lot as the weather was not...

    Aug 17, 2018 at 4:54 PM
  9. Spamcan81 replied to the thread Tornado.

    I thought so too but the report on local tv said the tunnel would go under Peterborough North. Wouldn't surprise me if they were wrong though.

    Aug 17, 2018 at 7:59 AM
  10. Spamcan81 replied to the thread Tornado.

    NR have a proposal to tunnel under Peterborough North to keep freight from passing through the station but that only frees up space within the immediate area. What happens when the freights regain the ECML is another matter entirely.

    Aug 16, 2018 at 7:39 PM
  11. Spamcan81 liked 240P15's post in the thread Tornado.

    Not me, I`m hibernate:D

    Aug 16, 2018 at 7:34 PM