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  1. DragonHandler replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Yes, and probably more so. The broad gauge legacy gave the GWR a wide loading gauge. 6024 is having its cylinders slimmed down a bit to try to avoid taking bits out of station platforms.

    Jan 20, 2017 at 6:50 AM
  2. DragonHandler replied to the thread MHR Pre-Spring Gala, S & D theme: 17-19th February 2017.

    I've nothing against the S&D, but when I heard it was to be an S&D theme I thought 'oh no, not another one!'

    Jan 19, 2017 at 9:52 PM
  3. DragonHandler replied to the thread MHR Pre-Spring Gala, S & D theme: 17-19th February 2017.

    If all goes according to plan I'll be there Friday & Saturday. I wasn't expecting the MHR to have any visitors in February considering the four they've got coming in July. The MHR has an interesting home fleet and on some lines the 9F would be...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 9:50 PM
  4. DragonHandler replied to the thread That's one ticked off the bucket list!.

    I'd been wanting to go to Bovington ever since I was in my final year at secondary school, 40+ years ago! Finally got to visit in 2015. Amazing and very interesting place. I was fortunate enough to be there when the tank demo was taking place...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 10:34 PM