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P2 Locomotive Company and related matters

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by class8mikado, Sep 13, 2013.

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    Only the western part...???
     
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    I'm puzzled, I thought usually the cliche was about an eastern area of Southern england.
     
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    Good heavens, you mean it was Wessex girls all along?
     
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    So it seems: and I thought they were merely associated with leaving unreliable persons to mind the baking.
     
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    From the latest Mikado Messenger: "Some of the potential suppliers excluded themselves due to the size and scale of the project to provide just one diagram 118a boiler." And then the Trust ordered two. Might those potential suppliers be a bit miffed?
     
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    I took that to mean "they would struggle to provide one in the specified timeframe, let alone two, so politely declined"
     
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    I agree with that interpretation.

    It stands to reason that if you can make one to spec/commercial requirements you can do 2!
     
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    Thank you; that indeed would make better sense than the way I had read it.
     
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    It was IMO poorly phrased.
     

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