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  1. 26D_M liked railrover's post in the thread Dalesman 2017 from York or Chester to Carlisle.

    Obviously a Steam Dreams customer....

    Aug 16, 2017 at 6:07 PM
  2. Enterprise replied to the thread GWR 2818 transferred to STEAM.

    I agree with much of what you have written in this post but my concerns about the direction of development of the NRM and all the associated museums in the group remain. I believe the emphasis of a museum's purpose should be to educate and not to...

    Aug 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM
  3. Platform 3 replied to the thread GWR 2818 transferred to STEAM.

    My view on the NRM is that the York site does need to thin out its number of locomotives to better tell the story of 'railways'. It seems that the NRM is thinking similar thoughts having read recent reports. The idea of a museum that...

    Aug 16, 2017 at 5:59 PM
  4. Enterprise replied to the thread GWR 2818 transferred to STEAM.

    I should be most obliged if you would tell me where I have written that the NRM is failing.

    Aug 16, 2017 at 5:53 PM
  5. Jimc replied to the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    1) Saint Martin was always different from the rest of the Halls 2) It was a reasonably involved conversion by the GWR, not just bunging new wheels on. 3) Saint Martin was a late production Saint with curved frames/footplating at front and under...

    Aug 16, 2017 at 5:49 PM
  6. acorb replied to the thread Green Arrow.

    And the Gcr does have a track record of restoring nrm locomotives, I would suggest it had a better chance of returning to steam there than at York.

    Aug 16, 2017 at 5:40 PM
  7. sgthompson replied to the thread Dalesman 2017 from York or Chester to Carlisle.

    Thanks Steve , did think when I watched the going away shot in the edit that I was very fortunate with the sun .

    Aug 16, 2017 at 5:37 PM
  8. free2grice replied to the thread Dorset Coast Express 2017.

    .....but it did have coal. ;) <BJ>

    Aug 16, 2017 at 5:33 PM
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