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  1. Tim Light replied to the thread LSWR T3 563.

    I also contacted the NRM and received a courteous reply with much the same content as posted by Spamcan81. I've asked for a clarification on a couple of points, most specifically about safeguards for No 563, and whether a long term loan was...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 6:14 PM
  2. Tim Light replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    Much as I like Maunsell green, I think it would be a missed opportunity to put this loco in a non-LSWR livery. Also, it would look wrong with its original chimney and smokebox door.

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:33 PM
  3. Tim Light replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    ... and a new smokebox door?

    Apr 24, 2017 at 10:25 AM
  4. Tim Light liked estwdjhn's post in the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    I think the problem with this sort of question is that no enthusiast is likely to answer with a "no" when asked about steaming any halfway viable loco. At the railway where I volunteer, we have a decent sized fleet - As of today I think we've...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 8:30 AM
  5. Tim Light replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    I see what you're saying, but maybe the wording is misleading. I think the point is for the SRT to gauge the possible financial support for a return to steam, rather than consulting on whether people think it should be.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 6:43 PM
  6. Tim Light replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    I don't think it's a question of "should". The Swanage Railway might assess whether it could be restored and at what cost, and then decide where it lies in their priorities. It's their property now and we don't have the right to say what should...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 9:17 AM
  7. Tim Light replied to the thread LSWR T3 563.

    Don't worry about it. I've deleted my last two posts. I'm not keen to extend this discussion.

    Apr 21, 2017 at 9:44 PM
  8. Tim Light replied to the thread LSWR T3 563.

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    Apr 21, 2017 at 8:24 PM
  9. Tim Light replied to the thread LSWR T3 563.

    Deleted.

    Apr 21, 2017 at 6:25 PM