That drawing in “The Black Book” must have created many enemies of Bulleid Valve Gear!
The drawing is rubbish and very confusing.
It’s easier to...
The reverser on an original Bulleid Pacific is fine to access for maintenance. It is mounted high up on the inside of the l/h main frame plate...
New management structure
New Light Railway Order
I think there are a few conspiracy theories knocking about!
WCR have not “taken over” Northern Belle.
Belmond have sold the Northern Belle to a new company part owned by David Smith, who is indeed the...
Nine Elms probably closer to France than Yorkshire!
Soufflé even more critical to not open the oven door to check progress......
Everyone is entitled to their opinions, whether their opinions are right or wrong is a different matter.
Yep, the driver and fireman combination can have more of an effect on economy that what the loco is. The worst thing for 34070’s economy is when...
41312 running at Swanage Railway doesn’t use any less coal and water than 31806, 34070 & 80104 doing the same job.
It’s a shame fundraising for loco restoration can’t be done by fining anyone who wibbles on about the livery!
Considering how powerful Bulleid Pacifics are at 250 psi, they must have been complete animals at 280psi!
Probably more interesting than what colour to paint the T3.
I’m not bothering to read this thread past the title; I have no opinion as to the ability of Edward Thompson, but I do think his biggest problem...
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