I'm booked on the evening trip on the 14th (was meant to be Gresley, then was Mayflower and eventually 45231) the email I received said that they...
If you go into booking a tour it mentions 1950s stock so presumably the Saphos set
From what I've heard it should be heading to Carnforth for ERTMS fitting, but that could all be rumours
44871 is heading down south on the 21st I believe
What's the reason for 45231 heading that way?
I'm helping shunt the sets together tomorrow morning, but I believe the Kirklees engines will have 4 or 5 when solo
Hopefully this helps
I've heard 45407 failed with a hot big end, no idea if that's true however
Timings in for the return, diesel to Carlisle
Return via the Coast https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/service/gb-nr:U14189/2022-10-29/detailed
Is the Bulleid gauged for the coast?
Is there any indication to what is hauling the Lune Rivers special tomorrow?
No signalman available for New Bridge box
[ATTACH]one from up on shed this morning while prepping the locos
85 is down to be station pilot tomorrow according to the roster
4498 to NYMR on Tuesday
On regular days, the rear coach (The Mk1) carries normal passengers, not sure about the gala however
The visiting locos will begin arriving at the end of next week I believe
[ATTACH]This was from yesterday, official steam test due later in the week
I've just noticed that all 6 running days are mid week, which scuppers my plans of getting a trip
Possibly having 2 of the home locos as standby if anything went wrong perhaps?
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