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Replica Great Western

Discussion in 'Everything Else Heritage' started by GWR4707, Jun 8, 2022.

  1. GWR4707

    GWR4707 Nat Pres stalwart

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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-61717987
     
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    Bikermike Well-Known Member

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    I wonder what colour they are going to paint it...?
     
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    Matt37401 Resident of Nat Pres

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    Any colour you like as long as it’s middle chrome green ;)
     
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    61624 Part of the furniture

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    I wonder how HLF sees these plans in comparison to the ones it has turned down for f0r building replica railway locos?
     
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    If successful, should Brunel's third ship be replicated to complete the set?
     
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    30854 Resident of Nat Pres

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    You mean the one from which a few encrusted iron plates are still visible on the mudflats of the Thames at low tide? That'd make it a 'rebuild', wouldn't it? o_O
     
  7. Martin Perry

    Martin Perry Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator

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    The plates are on the Mersey.
     
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    One would imagine pretty positively as they have already granted it £600k.

    As is the top mast.
     
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    johnofwessex Resident of Nat Pres

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    I'd prefer Bristols other famous ship to be rebuilt

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    So they are .... evidently had a senior moment there. Apologies. :(
     
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