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  1. martin1656 replied to the thread David Shepherd (RIP) and his locomotives..

    I have just heard of his death on the news, i met David several times when 92203 was at Ropley, a real gentleman, he will be missed, commiserations go to his family what does his passing mean for the future of Black Prince, would it be a...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 7:01 PM
  2. martin1656 replied to the thread LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2017.

    I am just hoping that the preperations for the Lune Rivers charter include a repaint into authentic BR lined Green, fitment of BIL nameplates and that she carries her proper number of 35018:)

    Sep 19, 2017 at 2:47 PM
  3. martin1656 replied to the thread Tender Austerity at Ribble Steam Railway.

    And my argument was one of if you have an engine that is unloved, ignored , sidelined because its not a " glory engine" then why not look at the options there are not that many 0-6-0 tender locos about that look right many are too modern...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 12:44 PM
  4. martin1656 liked Fred Kerr's post in the thread Tender Austerity at Ribble Steam Railway.

    It would appear that time has erased the memory of some on this thread who forget that HE2890 was converted by the MHR to be one of the "Thomas the Tank" locomotives representing Dougal as one of Dougal / Douglas twins hence joining James the Red...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 11:20 AM