The locomotive owners have put out a statement which confirms that the piston rod fractured.
Maybe it would help if all the 7802 posts were moved to a thread in Steam traction, as previously requested by myself and at least one other member.
Err, it is 9351.
What is the status of 2-6-0 9351?
Mods, we appear to have two threads here, 7802 and WSR ops. Can the 7802 thread be moved to Steam, please.
Only one wheel set less.
Coupling rods, plain.
Connecting rods, fluted.
PS class8mikado, have you seen the Letters page in the latest Steam Railway?
When 71000 was first restored the major cock-up found was that the ashpan damper doors were not to drawing. This was rectified and made a massive...
The firebox and taper barrel of the boiler are identical on the 75XXXs and 80XXXs. The front boiler barrel on the 75XXXs is 9" longer than that on...
Motion on a Std 4 4-6-0 is totally different to that on a Std 4 2-6-4 tank.
Royal Scot was completely rebuilt at the old LNWR Heritage Co site adjacent to Crewe Heritage Centre.
You will still need track detection equipment mounted somewhere between the frames, possibly on the front of the bogie and behind the front...
Could be for the 9F boiler or, indeed, 60532.
35029 Ellerman Lines.
The rollers were removed a long time ago.
I wonder how fast it would have gone going down the Lickey rather than Stoke?
Blaenavon springs to mind.
Tornado worked into Crewe recently and is doing a North Wales Coast job on May 4th.
As long as they don't put the ashpan back to what it originally was!!
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