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  1. nick glanf liked Big Al's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    This begs the question: "OK, For some reason it was not a project that found favour any more. These things happen. So what replaced it of at least equivalent value in terms of contributing to the good of the railway?" If the answer to that is...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 1:06 PM
  2. Hermod replied to the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    Yes and after evaluation the two least desirable will be rebuilt as Three and two cylinder compound Chapelon challengers. Lovely,interesting times.

    Sep 24, 2020 at 1:05 PM
  3. Paulthehitch liked Greenway's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    I suspect many older stations on heritage lines have archaic plumbing and sanitation. I am sure, eventually, H&S will catch up with it. ;)

    Sep 24, 2020 at 1:05 PM
  4. jnc liked flying scotsman123's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    I dread to think what that would do for axle-loadings - I guess we better upgrade all heritage railways to GWR red route status whilst we're at it, just be be safe... :)

    Sep 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM
  5. jnc liked paul1609's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    The positioning of railway water supply facilities in rural areas isn't quite as straight forward as it seems. At the K&ESR we have arrangements that locos normally take water at Northiam on the outward journey to Bodiam and at Rolvenden on the...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 12:59 PM
  6. Mike S liked paul1609's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    The positioning of railway water supply facilities in rural areas isn't quite as straight forward as it seems. At the K&ESR we have arrangements that locos normally take water at Northiam on the outward journey to Bodiam and at Rolvenden on the...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 12:55 PM
  7. Britfoamer liked 60017's post in the thread Blue Pullman Revival.

    For anyone interested, the old BTF 'Blue Pullman' film gets an airing on the Talking Pictures channel tomorrow at 08.20. Freeview 81 Sky 328

    Sep 24, 2020 at 12:49 PM
  8. Matt37401 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    And the weight of each tender if you want. But I suspect the marginal saving in coal wouldn't pay the conversion cost of converting lots of extant tender engines into currently non-existent tank engines ... Tom

    Sep 24, 2020 at 12:49 PM
  9. Jamessquared replied to the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    And the weight of each tender if you want. But I suspect the marginal saving in coal wouldn't pay the conversion cost of converting lots of extant tender engines into currently non-existent tank engines ... Tom

    Sep 24, 2020 at 12:48 PM
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