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  1. Steve replied to the thread Heritage Line Loco Power Requirements.

    Not good for diners, though.

    Jul 23, 2017 at 8:09 PM
  2. Steve liked The Saggin' Dragon's post in the thread Heritage Line Loco Power Requirements.

    The GW 8-coupled tanks seem to work ok elsewhere. Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk

    Jul 23, 2017 at 8:08 PM
  3. Steve replied to the thread Efficient use of Steam.

    As mentioned by Jos, the Willans lines will give you the answer but the theory and reality for any loco will be quite different. You will only get a true answer by indicating a loco. As a general rule, though, long lap valves drive on the...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 10:04 AM
  4. Steve replied to the thread Heritage Line Loco Power Requirements.

    On hols so not easy on a phone but, to oblige, on the NYMR it is down to drawbar pull and adhesion as much as anything. For seven coaches the class. 4s are ideal and will cope with eight. The cl4s and 5s have much the same TE so there is little...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 9:48 AM