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  1. William Fletcher replied to the thread Which loco last UK industrial to be scrapped?.

    Do you count fireless engines? In which case there certainly have been more recent industrial ones cut up in the UK at the end of their service life. Anyone know the exact date that Hawthorn Leslie "Shakespeare" bit the dust after it finished at...

    Sep 23, 2017 at 10:00 PM
  2. William Fletcher liked torgormaig's post in the thread Rampton Trust - SOTILLOS.

    Which tell me absolutely nothing. Have you anything to back this claim up or is this just another uninformed NP speculation? Peter James

    Sep 22, 2017 at 10:51 PM
  3. William Fletcher liked Platform 3's post in the thread 1442.

    Why is it that locomotives always have to be displayed for the benefit of photographers wanting to get a nice 3/4 shot for their records? How about being able to get up close and see different parts of it? There are literally hundreds of...

    Sep 22, 2017 at 10:49 PM
  4. William Fletcher liked Hicks19862's post in the thread 1442.

    Personally I think it would have been wonderful if more little villages and towns had saved a loco from their local line, before it was closed, for their local museum. Lines like the Southwold Railway, L&B, MSLR...

    Sep 22, 2017 at 10:48 PM
  5. William Fletcher replied to the thread Tommy Mann Express.

    Yes, the 4-4-2 was at Cleethorpes and the "Sentinel" is also around, possibly something to do with Ashover Ithink. The Ruston is also somewhere. There was a booklet, "Uncle Tommy's Kiddies Railway" prodiced about 30 years ago, well worth looking...

    Sep 21, 2017 at 8:52 PM
  6. William Fletcher replied to the thread Rampton Trust - SOTILLOS.

    How do you know this?

    Sep 21, 2017 at 8:51 PM