Only if you got between them and the bar in the Queens Arms ;):D
(Just kidding. Those I knew in the 80's were a great and very friendly bunch)
Modern names, not exactly on a par with the likes of Mallard, King Edward II, 92 Squadron etc are they.
It's the only way to tell them apart from class 37s?;):D
Or Tom Cruise.
Or perhaps not! :eek::D
General Consensus? On NP? Thats the funniest thing I've read all year! :D
I agree somone is likely plucking big numbers out of the sky, but can you identify any of those sources at Didcot (or are you just making an...
Given that we have around 150 heritage railways of greatly varying length, loadings and indeed gauges. . .
. . . You tell me how long your railway...
Moderators, perhaps the Didcot/GWS history postings could be moved to the Didcot Railway Centre thread?
(Although I notice the last posting on...
Then obviously Trackside mag got it wrong (Which leaves me wondering where their £2m+ figure came from (thin air?))
I said nothing about 'should'.
The impression given by some posters on NP was that 7027 was well along the lines to being restored, but I see from the article in the most recent...
I don't have any info to add this discussion, but I was recently sent some photos of locos at Teifi, taken 31/5/2022, which might be of interest....
With all the finger pointing that is going on, we seem to have forgotten that it was the owner who decided to sell to 4709 group (and presumably...
Plus one Gooch (Firefly) :)
It's called keeping your options open.
I vaguely recall some comment from GWS management a few years ago that the ideal would be to always have 2 small locos and one larger one...
Let's keep a sense of proportion here. Just consider the numbers. Approx 13 million visitors to heritage railways, 25,000 staff and volunteers,...
Not all are express engines.
Tell that to the GWS. ;):)
(Although I must admit I do support most of their new build/recreation projects)
What speed are you intending to pull it at? :eek:
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