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35018 British India Line

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by 34014, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. 26D_M

    26D_M Part of the furniture

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    The Santas surely cry out for a red engine up front ....
    although looks like meat and drink for the 8F ambling through Lunesdale and the Ribble Valley.
     
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    Plus 35018 might need more attension to get it steam tight,and i would think it may be saved for early 2018 Who knows over the S&C ?
     
  3. 26D_M

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    Put back in its box until the 2018 Dalesmans commence?
     
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    RalphW Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    And it's a nice short local tour to continue the running in process for her.
     
  5. 26D_M

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    You been put in engineering charge then @RalphW? :)
     
  6. RalphW

    RalphW Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    Yes. :)
     
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    Good show, can we look forward to more frequent official news about the steam fleet inthat case, please?
     
  8. RalphW

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    No, it's not company policy..
     
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    What about open access to photographers ?
    OK now on a serious point, what likily routes will 35018 be accepted for, i assume an Merchant Navy will be as gauge friendly as an Jubilee? are there any routes where 35018 will not be allowed to run?
     
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    Anywhere south of Crewe/Doncaster :D
     
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    I assume that the GWR mainline will be off limits as little above OO seems to fit these days.
     
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    So really only routes that Clan line has worked over and that means, OH DEAR South of Crewe , and Doncaster
     
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    Unlikely to be passed for Cumb Coast, Cambrian, Oban, Bakerloo line,Circle line,HS1, District Line, Harrogate, Looe and Copy Pit for starters. Probably another 90% of NR too in due course along with everything else larger than a LU battery loco.
     
  14. 26D_M

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    Shame, I thought you had a mind of your own .....
     
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    Anywhere out of Waterloo or Victoria as special dispensation has already been given exclusively to Braunton and Clan Line. :cool:
     
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    I've no idea.
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
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    He does, its called Mrs Ralph W :)
     
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    Think the NER ran with the main engine and then pilot engine attached to the front. Sometimes it was hard to tell, when you have lines that are worked with two up front and one as banker as a matter of routine!

    Meanwhile... getting close to topic....

    Mini-BIL is green.
     
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    Stroudley improved engine green ?
     

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