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RTC Slough-Shrewsbury with 60009 - now 44871: 23/11/19

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by alastair, Nov 8, 2019.

  1. black5

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    Is she not still at Bury?
     
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    Yes. No information yet on the facebook page whether it will be available on Saturday or not. Mind you there wasn't any news about it not hauling the tour last Saturday.
     
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    I'm sure that (date) would be right - we enjoyed a memorable moment that day when, on the approach to Shrewsbury on RTC's "Central Wales Explorer" with the Riley 5's, we passed the departing Tornado-hauled Cathex at English Bridge Junction at 17.58. What a sight that would have been for a well positioned bystander !!
     
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    Yes that was the right date then. I remember the 5s passing shortly after we left Shrewsbury.
     
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    At Bury in steam and whistling away this afternoon .
     
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    I have a note in my railway diary ''Tornado. Load 13 coaches. Black '5's. Load 12 coaches''. <BJ>
     
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    Just gone through Burrs Country Park on test. Cross your fingers, hands, legs etc.
     
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    Just watched it into Crewe on Railcam.
     
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    60009 declared a failure at Rugby on it's move to Southall, now moving into the nearby Carriage Sidings for further inspection to a tender axle.
     
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    Anyone know what will be on the train on Saturday, I'm meant to be on it
     
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    This was on USA's Facebook page a couple of minutes ago.

    "As many of you may have seen Number 9 is currently stopped at Rugby with an overheating tender axlebox. Following an examination repairs will be carried out as soon as possible. We have nothing else to report at this time."
     
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    Just spoken to RTC and they say No9 will be fixed. Let's hope that is the case...

    Andrew
     
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    Refer to LE movements thread, a move has appeared from Rugby - Southall so rectifying works seem to have been done.
     
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    Let's hope she running tomorrow and the following week runs to York?
     
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