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Vintage Trains - Pannier Rambler - 8 Nov 14

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Ben Vintage-Trains, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. RalphW

    RalphW Resident of Nat Pres Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    Some great shots GB, but I think the title of the tour needs rethinking, judging by the first and last clips, it's not a Ramble any more, more a Gallop.
     
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    Thanks again to VT for re-running this tour. Due to work commitments on Saturday, I couldn't be on it and only just about managed to see it in the evening at New Street:

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/94873334@N05/15127674944/

    Hopefully the popularity of the tour will see it run again in the not-too-distant future!
     
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    My footage of the tour. Seen at Wootton Wawen, Wilmcote, Worcester Shrub Hill and Blackwell.
     
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    Thanks for yet another very good day out Bob and co
     
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    The sound those two made storming the lickey will stay with me for some time. Cheers to all at Tyseley for another excellent trip!
     
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    I agree, absolutely fantastic and even more dramatic in the dark!
     
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    To save all this working hard nonsense hopefully on the next run there will be a couple of 66s on the bank giving a helpful shove. :)
     
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    mrKnowwun Part of the furniture

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    I think a couple of Class 20s might be better from an artistic and aesthetic point of view. The symmetry with the panniers would be superb,.
     
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    Are there any 66xx's with mainline tickets? ..., oh, I see what you mean ... :rolleyes:
     
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    Woulden't mind a mainline 51XX considering 4110 is still around Tyseley turntable.
     
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    Ben Vintage-Trains Member

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    80 minutes at Minehead to be exact. It was increased to 2 1/2 hours in 2014.

    2 1/2 hours is minimum required to turn, water and service the loco, plus give the crews a break and a feed.
     
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    Sidmouth Part of the furniture Staff Member Moderator

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    Ben , as a thought could you go up the branch towards Kingswinford from Stourbridge which is used by the steel trains ? for a future Pannier Rambler
     
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