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4953 Pitchford Hall

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Paul.Uni, Oct 2, 2019.

  1. Pete Thornhill

    Pete Thornhill Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Maybe so but they have an overhaul to pay for so I’d imagine the hire fees are useful.
     
  2. Flying Phil

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    Here is a picture taken a couple of weeks ago at Loughborough.
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    I have always thought that 4953 was an odd purchase for the EOR - she is too big for such a small line. Even if they hire her out and use the fees to hire a smaller engine, they might benefit financially from the greater economy if operation.

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    Roll on the newbuild F5! :)
     
  5. Davo

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    Any chance 4953 may be on the G.C.R. xmas santa trains or is it due to be taken by low loader before december ;)
     
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    Beautiful! Many thanks for posting this picture:)
     
  7. Pete Thornhill

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    I could be wrong but I’m sure I read somewhere (maybe even here) that it is being run in at the GCR but is not being used for public runs much the same as Royal Scot at the SVR.
     
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    My photo of the Hall ,16/11/19
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    I suppose to see 4953 would be to visit the epping ongar line in late winter 2020 or early spring but 4 me a very early LNER train from leeds to london KX and up to epping and on a G.N. metroploitan train
     
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    4953 at Bilsden's Farm Foot Crossing this afternoon, it was must have been the only break in the cloud all day!
     

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    It looks very good ....thanks for posting Wagoniester
     

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