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Scarborough Steam Special - 17 May

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  1. ellisteph12

    ellisteph12 New Member

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    Hi,

    Does anyone have a hunch on what may be pulling the Skegness - Scarborough special on 17th May?

    WCRC is the operator..

    Thanks
     
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    ellisteph12 New Member

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    Anyone know what will be on the front of this one? Odd that its not listed five days before?
     
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    Private WCR charter? If so, it's likely that there will be no info until it runs.
     
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    It's a public WCRC tour..


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    Cheers guys. I'd read the OP as more of a query than it warranted :(
     
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    ellisteph12 New Member

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    UK Steam lists it as a quadruple header now, should be fun! 44932/45699/46115/61994
     
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    That means perm one of four !

    David at www.uksteam.info
     
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    45699 apparently.
     
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    sgthompson Part of the furniture

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    Thanks for tip off :)
     
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    45699 on her way
     
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    It appears 45699 had a mishap with it's smokebox door handles as they were missing when it reached York and wire appears to be holding it shut.
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    Is that safe?
     
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    Only to reach a suitable point for a proper repair. Probably into NRM for a set!
    Not conducive to good steaming either as it's unlikely to be very air tight.
     
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    MellishR Part of the furniture Friend

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    I would hope that, provided the fit is good enough to allow some smokebox vacuum, the vacuum itself would then hold the door tightly shut.

    But I would still expect the proper handles to be replaced ASAP, and I look forward to hearing, in due course, what on earth happened to the ones she set off with.
     
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    Having been on the train the water stop at Milford Loop seemed to take overly long. From the carriages we could see people either side of the loco doing something but we weren't sure what. This is possibly where the dart was removed and the wire added.

    The wire was still in place when we left Scarborough. After being detached at York, Galatea made a hasty exit back to Carnforth where I expect a proper repair is to be undertaken.
     
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    Lovely day for it today although it did rather put the tin hat on any exhaust displays.

    Three from the day.......LINK
     
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    Nice power station shot. Which one is it?
     

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