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10th May Golden Arrow

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by mrKnowwun, May 10, 2014.

  1. mrKnowwun

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    Cant see a thread for this, so here goes.

    Tangmere on the down leg of the Golden Arrow. Filmed here after being held at a red at the bottom, climbing the grade from the fly-under into Shortlands station.

     
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    Tangy looks lovely.

    Was the box pushing or just ticking over?
     
  3. mrKnowwun

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    The box was just ticking over, played no part in the climb.
     
  4. KentYeti

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    Well, IMHO, Tangy did damn well to take that load away from a stop down there. 12 cars plus a box.
     
  5. mrKnowwun

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    It does appear to be working very nicely indeed at the moment. That was a very nice smooth controlled piece of driving too.
     
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    Let's hope that the enforced layover period has given the engineers a real chance to sort out her mechanics and timing once and for all. She certainly sounded better than I have heard her for some time.
     
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    I've got some bits of video from yesterday - Wandsworth Road, servicing at Canterbury West, and Folkestone Warren. A bit shaky I know - it was VERY windy and the last shot was braced against/through a fence...

     

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