Playing the victim again I see.
You make contradictory statements so don't be surprised if people pick you up on them.
I suspect you're hoping that torgormaig's post will settle the matter. Wouldn't hold your breath on that. :)
That is a question only the respective railways can answer. Some lines at present obviously think it a worthwhile exercise.
Gets my vote. That's what I like about the Shuttleworth Collection, if it can be restored to working order it will be at some stage.
Quite so plus the fact that railway history didn't stop the day before the first Mk.1 appeared.
At the end of the day a railway needs something in which passengers can travel. Pre-BR stock is always a joy to experience but drawing on what you...
Contradicting yourself there surely? In one breath the LSWR train is verging on WIBN but in the next it's "no excuse for MK.1s on branch lines."...
Could put the carriage work out to tender. That's what the NNR did with the Quad-Arts. You don't have to do the work yourself to qualify for a...
No, just approaching the level of authenticity you often say is lacking on heritage railways. I would say lil bear's post is more of a long term...
As you suggest, perhaps the system post dates all but the 99.72 class.
So how doses that work with the 99.59 Mallets, the 99.60 2-6-2T and the 99.61 0-6-0Ts?
Separate names with a comma.