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Baldwin "Lyn" new build.

Discussion in 'Narrow Gauge Railways' started by Meiriongwril, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. Felix Holt

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    The other question is which of the fleet will be in L&B livery and which in Southern?
    Presumably at least one needs to be in a livery that fits with the L&B coaches, and that might mean the old style cab etc...?
     
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    Since the L&B has carriage in the original livery, plus Lyd already shows the Maning Wardles in their later guises, it would seem pretty logical to me that Yeo should be in the original form. Makes it distinctive, plus they already have carriages to match.
     
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    I know there has been some suggestion that the original 5 locos might not be enough for the new L&B, so an additional Manning Wardle may not go amiss.
     
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    Sadly it is not down to Mr Evans but the Ffestiniog Railway Trust who own her, this is due to those who put the money into the project ( such as my self) we signed up to the fact the FR Trust would own her on completion, but if she was to move full time to Devon, then I would be one very happy bunny indeed.
     
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    I don't see that as a likely scenario. LYD is a Welsh loco and, as I see it, should remain there, along with Carriage No. 15 (ex L&B No. 14)

    The longer term plan is, I believe, for the L&B to recreate all the original locomotives and passenger stock.
     
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    Hi Ellenbee,

    This was something discussed a long time ago - IIRC at the early design stage. Can you explain your thoughts on this, and perhaps show some photographic evidence to back up your comment?
     
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    Hi Ellenbee,

    As I recall, this was discussed at length a considerable time ago - during the early design stages - although I don't recall the outcome.

    Perhaps you could expand your thoughts on this, perhaps with some evidence (photos?) explaining the discrepancy, and why it might be an issue, bearing in mind that this LYN is designed and built in and for the 21st Century.
     
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    It's just the 'engineer' whinging as usual.
     
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    From now to the end of September 2016, the first £15,000 received in donations to the 762 Club "Final Assembly Appeal" will receive 1-to-1 matched funding - so you can make your donation £££s go twice as far!

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    How's the funding being matched, is it by a private donor?
     
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    That's not correct.

    'ellenbee pioneer' is Roger, whereas 'TheEngineer' is Andy. Two very different users.

    Chris
     
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    We read that Lyn will have running-in trials at Porthmadog. She will of course fit the WHR loading gauge, but is it known whether she'll fit the FfR loading gauge? If I recall, Lyd had to be slightly cut down at the cab corners to fit.
     
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    This question was also asked word for word on the L&BR's Yahoo email group. The railway's Chairman has responded there stating "Do not believe such rubbish! - Peter"

    Chris
     
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    Difficult to know which part of the original message that Peter thinks is rubbish?! Running-in in North Wales, or Lyd's cab corners.....
     
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