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Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Leander's Shovel, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. Sheff

    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    Good grief, listen up. Tornado’s winter maintenance will, amongst other things, include the fitting of a new boiler (identical to that for the new P2); new tyres; cylinder liners and the ETCS equipment. She will not be going to Darlington as the shed is full of said P2.


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    class8mikado Part of the furniture

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    Whats the current Mileage on her clock since built ?
    Seems to be going through cylinder liners like a Standard....
     
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  3. Sheff

    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    North of 130k I believe.
     
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    Terrifying. I remember taking my son to the first public running at the GCR when he was starting at nursery school; he’s now almost as tall as me and in 6th form!


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  8. Sheff

    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    It’s something normally avoided, but unavoidable in relation to the overhaul I believe.
     
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    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    Tornado being prepped for last night’s dining train duty at the GCR - I was i/c crud removal from the motion after recent tours and road transport …..

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    There was an East Coast event listed on the GCR website earlier today - 15th/16th January 2022 - featuring Tornado, 55019, 73156 and a DMU, but all trace of it had been removed by this evening.
    Presumably someone put it on a bit too early in error!
     
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    You missed a bit...
     
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    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    I’d missed a lot - only just started on the fireman’s side
     
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    You must try harder...too many brews..
     
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    Well done that man!
     
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    Indeed..joking apart, doing a fine job in not very warm weather. It's countless unpaid folk like this turning out to promote the heritage business in all sorts of ways...
     
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    Have the wheels been turned to remove the flats?
     
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    Why...they are u/s....what's the point?
     
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    No they’re acceptable for low speed duties. She’s having new tyres as part of the overhaul in the New Year.


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    Those brake blocks could do with a bit of wire brushing. ;)
    But on the whole t'lad has done a decent job. Mr Ospreys comments about unpaid volunteers, doing all manner of jobs (some of them VERY dirty) hits the nail on the head . Well done Mr Sheff.
     
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    I think in view of Sheff's skills I'm going to put his name forward as chief spit and polisher for the P2...it'll mean extra wheels, but I'm sure he will cope....
     
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