Seems this is being discussed in other quarters too.
What? Would personally recommend you stick to steam.....
You can't really look at it like that. 33s were useful at what they did, and 47s were...
Nice to see MRB getting back to grips with obtaining visiting engines for diesel events.....hopefully next time something a bit more imaginetive...
Brilliant stuff, looking forward to hearing more. Sounds like the line's finally turning a corner for the better regarding diesel galas =D>
You took the words straight out of my mouth. EXACTLY what i'd propose. Run something that diesel enthusiasts actually want to see :-k
Would the line consider recommendations about how to run it's diesel galas to get more passengers at these events?
Maybe i'm missing something here.....but I can't think of a half decent LNER loco that's visited the PDSR?
How very professional. [-X
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Manx Heritage Transport Festival 30 July to 5 August 2009
Thursday 30 July
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Cheers for the info Matt, info from the island is hard to come by so that's very appreciated :)
Cheers for the info Matt - I would say it's a shame that they aren't out on display however the lack of anywhere to put them and potential...
Yep, looks like a brilliant event. Nice to see 17 getting a few timetabled runs on the south line :)
Incidently - good shots of 5 and 9 on your...
Absolutely. If it was well advertised, and well operated, i'd imagine this'd get in a lot more of the diesel crowd than you would have got over...
Re: Paignton and Dartmouth Heritage Festival 9-10th April 2009
All in Passenger service.
Regardless, the majority of people come to galas to ride behind locomotives rather than see them shunting around and on FXP work. Although these...
A huge shame....3417 going from Depot pet to graffiti and vandalism target.......worth putting in my last rites now?
Not the most inspiring gala lineup ever, especially compared to the Swanage event a few weeks before.
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