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RTC 2021

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by 61994, Jul 21, 2020.

  1. Big Al

    Big Al Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator

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    A poet and don't know it! :)
     
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    A very last-minute trip to tick off the Camp Hill line across the Southern suburbs of Birmingham. I very much enjoyed the climb of the Lickey on the return. The amount of ash in the carriage testified to the work the locomotive was putting in. I didn't get the sense that the 57 was doing much more than necessary to keep the train moving, while the non-stop run through Bromsgrove helped proceedings. A nice way for me to end 2021.
     
  3. peckett

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    6233 near Stamford and leaving Leicester yesterday with the train from Norwich
     

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    Although the sub 3 and 3/4 minute time shown on RTT for the 2 mile 19 chains from Bromsgrove to Blackwell if accurate may imply some reasonable rear end assistance as well. Was that not around the times for the two unassisted 7 coach runs last month?
     
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    Not being a fan of "museum condition" locos, great to see some apparent dirt giving at least the tender an "in service look".
     
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  6. RalphW

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    Now that is what you call lucky, or photo bombed if you want a pan shot.
    A friend who was stewarding said there was a ballast train they kept passing and re passing, I suspect this was the one.
     
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    Here's my footage of 6233 Duchess of Sutherland heading to and from Worcester yesterday. I filmed her in the glorious winter sunshine at Salwarpe Foot Crossing and the gorgeous evening sunset at Ladywood. I hope you enjoy the video.
     
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    And no leaking drain cocks.
     
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    Sounds like the Duchess has been allowed to do plenty of the work herself on this trip.
     
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    45690 and 47746 I believe.
     
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    Thanks Ralph, off to York to see it tomorrow
    Neil
     
  15. Spike.

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    The York yuletide express with Leander ready to depart Lime Street and at the Manchester Victoria pick up.
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    That first shot is brilliant, so atmospheric.
     
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    Thank you. Just a quick shot from phone camera. Before departure.
     
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    The Lincoln Christmas Express.
    Filmed at Hadley Wood.

     
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    44871 was on time through Spalding. It sounded good and was working hard, no sign of pushing from the rear.
     
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    A few inches to the right from D1002! 44871 pacing through Hadley on this mornings Lincoln Christmas Market trip:
     
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