I can remember this Old Lady arriving in Auckland on her maiden voyage.1960ish.
My trainspotting was mid 1950s usually at the S end of Bushey troughs so got to see all the Euston traffic including the beginning of the end with...
Nice one Nick.
All 5 webcams are off line again now on WSR.org,they are all OK on Railcam.uk.
There's an Ivatt in steam at the Epping & Ongar Rly today.Picture on their FB page.Apparantly arrived yesterday PM.
Looks like they were steaming ahead against the forward backspring to spring the stern off the quay and the spring was slacked away in error...
Its not the 1st time I've this done,I suspect a member of staff prefers a different view. ??
In either 1956 or 57 I saw 2 RAF B29 Washingtons parked outside the Hangars at RAF Oakington which was a Varsity base at the time.
6024 was stabled at Bridgenorth for the Royal Train with Prince Charles from Kidderminster,I was on the cleaning gang for that trip,I can also...
The stone train is running west so will presumably be empty so not too slow .I think they run at 60 mph.
Braunton now on UKSteam leaving Gloucester at 2030 tonight for Southall.
RTT also showing Barton Hill.
Have the Duchess repairs been completed ?? I seem to recall she needed a new piston and cylinder cover.
Tornado definitely has a DBC crew on board as one of them has posted on FB,no mention of any problems.
Just heard that DBC crew travelling home...
6024 did it in a gnats whisker under the hour.
I was on that trip and I think you'll find it was the guard who applied the brakes,we were running neck & neck with a Freightliner on the slow...
The de Havilland Museum is at Salisbury Hall where Sir Nigel Gresley lived and kept an eye on his ducks !!
Did anyone see the recent Antiques Roadshow from Coningsby when Roy Chadwicks daughter showed a collection of drawings and doodles on newspapers...
I used to live at the Park Street end of Radlett Airfield and have many memories of the Victors being test flown,the early morning call was...
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