Whilst we talking about vacuum brakes, I have read some place that some sort of "silencer" were tried out to reduce the loud noises from the...
I found this picture on facebook. Not in scale 1:1 ,but it`s an absolutely gorgeous model!:)...
Stanier`s engines (at least some of them) had this mechanical pump mounted below the cylinders if I`m right?
First new V4 components delivered! :)
Yes - the action of drawing small amounts of air out of the system & then exhausting it to atmosphere is what causes the sharp ticking noise as...
Note the pump attached to the RH crosshead is strictly an Air Pump (as so described on the drawings) as it pumps air out of the system. Also a...
Thanks a lot for your explanation Railcar22! :)
The safety-valves I assume
Yes the Belgian class 12 is a very impressive engine! Thanks for mention this bluetrain!:)
Thanks for your photo peckett! I`m a great fan of 01 1066 too! ;)
Very sad news :( Such a shame.
I had the same thoughts as you Hicks19862!:)
Great news about engine no. 2253!:)
Sounds very impressive 242A1! :) Do you know about any drawings of this proposed Beyer Garrat?
Not very much known is the fact that also Andre Chapelon had a proposed Beyer Garrat on his Post-War building scheme. This would have been a...
Beautiful locomotives they were the B17s! :Happy:
Also the railways in Iraq had their own "A4s";)
Since it had been disqussed about BR standards equipped with roller bearings, was it considered or maybe tried to fit roller bearings also to the...
British build Beyer-Garrat ;): https://www.flickr.com/photos/124446949@N06/38272091574/in/album-72157653567446432/
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