the RB211 turned out OK in the end for RR.
not so for many sub contractors.
my FIL firm took on a load of work for RR , including the engine...
not forgetting LNWR Special Tanks
Class 5s certainly ran to Shoebury and Tilbury
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Does 46100 make funny noises ?
double acting cyls exhaust twice per rev ...............
Not that then !
I've seen and heard Scots thousands of times but never heard one make that sound .
could it be summat to do with air brake compressor?
infant mortality was a big problem
it's a shame the counter pressure S1 is not around . he would have struggled to break that !
the quote on question came originally from a book by Alan Blencowe . i don't remember which one , but i think it related to a discussion on the...
The Blackuns were always ....err........................black
Did it ? IIRC all were in service in 1960
i know nothing about what was done , but IF the wheel concerned is the same as the one that couldn't be pressed of --- and JNC suggests uneven...
Wildfire was originally a GJR loco.
yeah. ....make it a 3p
not much . the firebox maybe
i was thinking in terms of protracted 100 mph running with computerised engine management
it probably should
in my jaundiced opinion none of the above would be capable of improving what we already have .
what i would like to see is a big engine for use...
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