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4VEP 3417 Fundraising

Discussion in 'Diesel & Electric Traction' started by Keelar001, Feb 15, 2017.

  1. Keelar001

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    On behalf of the Southern Electric Traction Group, and with the blessing of the Bluebell Railway, we'd like to ask you all a question:

    Could you buy the VEP a pint?

    If you'd like to see the last working 4VEP given a chance to strut its stuff on the mainline again, we could use your help.

    For more information, and to see what's been done so far, visit our website:
    www.setg.org.uk
     
  2. RalphW

    RalphW Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    Just read a bit of what you were doing, I think you should be aware that it's very likely that you 'air bubbles' in the batteries actually hydrogen....
     
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    And is usually a sign that they are charging.
     
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    Hence there should be 'no naked lights' signs on the battery boxes.
     
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  7. Keelar001

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    I'll leave that to the fitters - none of them are allowed access to naked flames (or shoelaces or razor blades, come to that) so I reckon we'll be alright!
     
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    £4,724 so far...

    I'm gobsmacked.
     
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    http://setg.org.uk/news/

    Plenty of news.

    Oh yes - £5,810.
    We are beside ourselves. Thank you very very very much.

    You lot are bloody brilliant.
     

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