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Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by free2grice, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. KentYeti

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    Did you mean a Bulleid being Bullied Tom?

    ;)
     
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  2. Bean-counter

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    Does this mean that, other than Black Fives, any single loco needs to be co-erced into running in Kent? Is it so tough down there that even steam locos can only dare go around in pairs? ;)
     
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    It's a consequence of the only other available engines being Bullied...

    Tom (hat, coat...)
     
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    Perhaps I should use the censor facility to change Bullied to Bulleid, as it seeme the former is an unacceptable word.:rolleyes:
     
  5. KentYeti

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    It's the wandering Yeti that scares them off....................
     
  6. Paul42

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    A lot will depend on how large the support crews are for each loco, and how many trips they can cover a year. The support for 34067, 35018 and 34016( although I expect there will be only 2 at Southall at anyone time ), will probably be the current Tangmere support crew, but will they be able to cover twice the number of trips? 35027 crew will come from the LSL support crew, which covers 4 locos and the crews coming from the South East and South West. These crews do not seem to be currently able to cover for the loss of Torando, and I doubt an increased number of locos will be able to cover all the trips. What needs to happen is for West Coast and the ALST to resolve their diferences.
     
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    It is the A1trust WCRC issue that has really been bothering me this week. I hope the Tornado Crew give WCRC a run for their money this weekend.
     
  8. RalphW

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    There must be some sort of agreement if Tornado is to water at Carnforth on Saturday.
     
  9. 6026 King John

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    I think it's watering in a loop and not the WCRC depot.
     
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    Yes but the water comes from a West Coast supply....
     
  11. J Shuttleworth

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    It's not watering at Carnforth, it's watering at Barton & Broughton.
     
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    Thanks again James for the clarification.
     
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    Anyone know if 70013 WILL actually be on tomorrow's Cath Ex to Swanage? Some saying it's gonna be pushed by a box, some are saying it's not on it... Confused.com :/
     
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    From the SD website http://www.steamdreams.co.uk/executables/GT410WebContent.exe?ActionCode=Timings

    We have been informed by Network Rail that if the threatened Fire Brigade Union strike goes ahead on Thursday they will not allow steam on the National Network during the hours of the strike. If the strike does go ahead then that unfortunately will mean this trip will have to be diesel hauled – we very much hope that this does not happen.
     
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    Been told its a class 47 outward, class 37 for the return run I'm afraid.
     
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    Just spotted the 8f on the Cornish Branches in early Sept' is now DMU.Any one with further/more info?.
     
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  19. spicer21

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    Yes, seems fair to say, the people involved in advertising returning, or newly restored main line registered locomotives on tours certainly don't seem to subscribe to the under promise / over deliver philosophy.
     
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    Steam Dreams website has disappeared, for the time being.
     

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