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  1. GWR4707 liked threelinkdave's post in the thread Pannier Rambler to the SVR - 11/11/17.

    This is also an unofficial comment. IMHO the issues all start with the water capacity of the paniers and the desire to use them on the whole of the SVR. The connection to NR is fully signalled and speed limit is 15mph. When the Belmond British...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 4:06 PM
  2. GWR4707 liked D1039's post in the thread Pannier Rambler to the SVR - 11/11/17.

    Two SVR managers' responses to comments made: "The scheduling of a mainline service coming in to the SVR has to some extent to work round the commitments that we already have in terms of our timetabled service and charter trains. The panniers...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 4:05 PM
  3. GWR4707 liked bob.meanley's post in the thread Pannier Rambler to the SVR - 11/11/17.

    Well I am glad to hear this, and well done for supporting the SVR fund. There was no misunderstanding on my part, purely a reaction to your quite clear and very concise gripe that the engines were the wrong way round. Hopefully we shall soon be...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 4:01 PM
  4. GWR4707 liked bob.meanley's post in the thread Pannier Rambler to the SVR - 11/11/17.

    Couldn't agree more. All that effort we put in to get out there, and no appreciation from non-contributing photographers. Did you by an chance subscribe to the Valley's recent share offer to enable a turntable to be installed at Bridgnorth?...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 3:54 PM
  5. GWR4707 replied to the thread 46100 to York 23/11/17 - The Christmas White Rose.

    She is rattling along nicely in the first shot. In the second as she comes to a halt is all that noise just the air pump, which I assume is so loud as it is at platform level on that side of her?

    Nov 23, 2017 at 3:47 PM
  6. GWR4707 replied to the thread New owners for 44767?.

    According to the Wiki entry linked above the double chimney was removed in 1953?

    Nov 23, 2017 at 3:46 PM
  7. GWR4707 replied to the thread New owners for 44767?.

    I suppose the thing is she would be non-standard in the Riley fleet and thus the wider economies of scale for having a number would be less? I must admit I read the piece and thought 'I didn't know she had a double chimney' looked at the...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 2:16 PM
  8. GWR4707 replied to the thread 2999: Lady of Legend.

    From recollection in the photos of 60009 or 70013 at Didcot in the summer there is a 66 in the background within DRC.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 1:37 PM
  9. GWR4707 replied to the thread Rotting away?.

    Going off topic a bit, talking of Australian Railways this popped up when I was looking for something on You Tube earlier (the something I was looking for incidentally had nothing to do with Australia or Railways so no idea where it came up with...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM
  10. GWR4707 replied to the thread 2999: Lady of Legend.

    It was announced at the AGM in September so one would hope they are on with finding some sort of solution.... They are not exactly short of them or (I hope) drivers for them.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 11:50 AM