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  1. Bodorganboy replied to the thread Saphos: The Lakelander - 18/05/19.

    [MEDIA] Our footage of 70000 and 45231 on the Lakelander

    May 19, 2019 at 2:18 PM
  2. Groks212 replied to the thread Last HSTs from Paddington 18/5.

    Pacers, specially for @Victor ;). Can't think of anything that is currently iconic, especially british built. Dave B

    May 19, 2019 at 2:17 PM
  3. nige757 liked Bodorganboy's post in the thread LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2019.

    [MEDIA] 70000 Britannia heads south through Lancaster Castle

    May 19, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  4. Poolbrook liked 1472's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    As a current WSRA member I would have greater sympathy for this view if the WSRA offered a life membership option with e-coms to control future costs. That could generate funds NOW.

    May 19, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  5. Bodorganboy replied to the thread CME - 2019.

    [MEDIA] Our footage of 45690 on the CME

    May 19, 2019 at 2:14 PM
  6. Shep Woolley liked nige757's post in the thread Saphos: The Lakelander - 18/05/19.

    Dalton Bank. [MEDIA]

    May 19, 2019 at 2:14 PM
  7. nige757 liked sgthompson's post in the thread LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2019.

    BR 70000 Britannia at Oxenholme . [MEDIA]

    May 19, 2019 at 2:14 PM
  8. baldbazza replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    One way to make those subs go further and enable a bit more financial help to the railway might be to reduce the number of Journals from four editions per year to three. Several other organisations of which I am a member have done this and,...

    May 19, 2019 at 2:11 PM
  9. Bodorganboy replied to the thread LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2019.

    [MEDIA] 70000 Britannia heads south through Lancaster Castle

    May 19, 2019 at 2:10 PM
  10. S.A.C. Martin liked 8126's post in the thread Edward Thompson: Both sides of the Story. Discussion 2012 - 2019.

    I think the D49 must have had a pretty close approximation to the original Holcroft concept, as with the B17, although that would have needed an extension to the middle valve spindle. Certainly both of those classes did have the gear behind the...

    May 19, 2019 at 2:10 PM
  11. S.A.C. Martin liked Jimc's post in the thread Edward Thompson: Both sides of the Story. Discussion 2012 - 2019.

    To me it seems that the problem with the conjugated gear was not in the concept but the detailed engineering. Holcroft's original design had shorter symmetrical arms , the valve on the centre line and the gear behind the cylinders. That would...

    May 19, 2019 at 2:10 PM
  12. big.stu replied to the thread Pacers: The End.

    Fixed that for you :) Having recently travelled from Exeter to Barnstaple on one, I can confirm they have not improved with age. Stepping out of 1st Class on an HST and switching to a Pacer was a severe shock to the system!

    May 19, 2019 at 2:08 PM
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