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89001 restoration

Discussion in 'Diesel & Electric Traction' started by majorsmallpiece, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. DismalChips

    DismalChips Member

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    You weren't kidding when you said "a short distance". No disrespect intended, of course. I realise these things have to be done cautiously and incrementally.
     
  2. The Green Howards

    The Green Howards Resident of Nat Pres

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    Great to see this :)
     
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    Good to see her back in action. Anyone know what's next? I see this report here.
     
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    That's a bugger, could have got some spot hire use back on the East Coast...
     
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    Richard Roper Well-Known Member

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    It's an unfortunate setback, but after all the work that's gone into it, I'm sure it will eventually get there. It's a credit to the restoring group that they've got the machine this far considering it hasn't been powered up since 2001.

    Richard.
     
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  9. Martin Perry

    Martin Perry Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator

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    Great news.

    (I wonder if that will have to go out with a 47 on the back ‘just in case’?)
     
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    Wicked Martin! :Pompus:
     
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    guycarr360 Part of the furniture

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    Excellent News, and a very useful addition to LSL's fleet.

    Quite the train set is being collected at Crewe!!!!
     
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    That's excellent news.
     
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