job losses would not be a problem, they were struggling to find staff as it was. I think the problems of raising the availability to anywhere...
the mileage isn't really staggering though, reflecting the downtime which was part of steam's problem.
i don't know. The only thing I heard is that the sale of the rolling stock had to go ahead before they'd sell the loco. No idea if it's true
good for you , the previously reported purchase doesn't seem to have come to anything,
it's an eye opener away! Are those lines still open? even with diesel it would be memorable!
you might want to edit that :-)
cheap loco really. Fantastic news
Thank you for that. Sensible move to build the boiler first isn't it. Sounds like 120 for the boiler and 130 for the rest then. That's doable. If...
how much would such a loco be costing, ballpark. ?
yes but they were internal squares not external. The stress cracks would radiate out from the corners, which aren't there on the boiler.
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quite clearly even GWR locos of the same class do not look the same. However I fail to see how a MN looks more classy than a BB. Allowing for the...
that's the sort of Museum Speak I have come to hate. If that's the case, then why aren't there guards fitted to every preserved railway platform?
i suspect Oliver would turn in his grave if you had a Bulleid convention featuring rebuilt MNs
Winston Churchill not good enought for you?
never mind all that...where do I go to see it...
check out the entry for L93 / 7779
you can but it would be a long trip. None in my town and only one mini roundabout. Traffic Warden only on tues and thurs. Kind of Utopia really.
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