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'Devonian Express' - Wednesday 12/08/20

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by JBTEvans, Aug 2, 2020.

  1. JBTEvans

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    https://saphostrains.com/journey/the-devonian-express

    Due to be 46100 & 70000.

    Outward - https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/K09893/2020-08-12/detailed
    Return - https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/K09898/2020-08-12/detailed

    Looking forward to this one.
     
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    Also on this, really looking forward to it. Likely to be my only mainline steam for rest of the year now, with some good mileage with it.
     
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    All classes sold out. Good news for Saphos. <BJ>
     
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    Edit: Confirmed both locos attached at Bristol with the Scot leading.
     
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    Both locos attached at Bristol. Brittania train engine and Royal Scot pilot with D853 at rear.

    Dave B
     
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    Definitely 2 on at the moment. I think the load is 10 plus the 47 as it doesn't look like they brought a POB with them.

    Andrew
     
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    Apparently the POB has a wheel flat.
     
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    It's looking good, just passed Dainton tunnel 2 early after being 1 late at Newton Abbot west junction.
     
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    Approx min speeds from on board: Whiteball 58. 2, Dainton 29.8, Rattery 29.7.
     
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    Near Wellington
     
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    Wonderful !!!! Scot and a Brit !! Who would have thought it.
     
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    Looked great on the Dainton cam...at some speed. Must have scooted up Dainton by the realtime record !!
     
  16. Big Al

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    66 min according to RTT from PLY to EXD is pretty lively. Obviously nowhere near a record with that motive power up front but why should every run be judged against the best? It seems as though everyone is having a good day out and in other times I would have been on it.
     
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    Just one clip of The Devonian Express, taken at Hemerdon.
     
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    Actually could have been better! Bad signal check ar Starcross and St Thomas prevented likely 60min run!
     
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    Is the Brit running as Britannia or guised as Tornado still?
     
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    Looking at the photographs already posted, 70000.
     

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