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GWS 38xx County

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by 73101 The Royal Alex, Oct 25, 2017.

  1. 73101 The Royal Alex

    73101 The Royal Alex New Member

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    Some time ago Didcot were talking about a 38xx County. It was then rumoured to be moved to the SVR, but I don't think anything was ever announced. Nothing can be easily found on Facebook or the websites - does anybody know the plan for the future, or has it been put on hold?
     
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    I believe its still at a planning/collecting parts stage. There's not a shortage of active projects at Didcot, and the most recent mention I can see in a GWS magazine states that the GWS is not (currently presumably) in a position to make a start. There was also a mention that the editor of one of the railway mags might be going to take on a project leadership role, but I don't know if it came to anything. My uninformed guess is that once the Saint is completed and running then there might be folk looking for a new project.
     
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    No galloping hurry to resurrect the BG line then?
     
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    "once the Saint is completed and running" - well thats only taken about 40 years so far
     
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