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  1. goldfish liked free2grice's post in the thread Alycidon.

    I was a young lad when I first witnessed a Deltic departing from Kings Cross. I remember the platform vibrating as the powerful beast roared out of the station. Who would have imagined that 35 years after the Deltics were withdrawn a member of...

    Oct 21, 2017 at 6:24 PM
  2. goldfish replied to the thread D9009 'Alycidon' - The Swanage Belle 21-10-17.

    Fantastic images - could be 70s/80s. Simon

    Oct 21, 2017 at 6:21 PM
  3. goldfish liked NeilL's post in the thread Imperial units of measurement and the future?.

    Certainly - with the French keen to fine on the spot a speedo reading in local currency saves doubt.

    Oct 20, 2017 at 12:48 PM
  4. goldfish liked The Saggin' Dragon's post in the thread Imperial units of measurement and the future?.

    Possibly to keep to the speed limits?

    Oct 20, 2017 at 12:48 PM
  5. goldfish replied to the thread Imperial units of measurement and the future?.

    You were arguing accuracy, not usage. It's you who's changing the goalposts. Simon

    Oct 20, 2017 at 9:21 AM
  6. goldfish liked S.A.C. Martin's post in the thread Saint Class 135 ish mph.

    It rode better after 1928 - Gresley requested it to be placed on a set of his bogies and it was arranged for the vehicle to be overhauled more fully at that time. You have to remember that Gresley was anticipating higher speeds and his carriage...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 8:29 AM
  7. goldfish replied to the thread Saint Class 135 ish mph.

    As an aside, I wouldn’t fancy doing 125-126mph in that, pretty though it is. Simon

    Oct 19, 2017 at 10:26 PM