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  1. 21B replied to the thread Edward Thompson: Wartime C.M.E. Discussion 2012 - 2021.

    I didn't have you in mind when I wrote the post, but the tone of your response and the fact you have replied is suggestive that Simons arguments have certainly got under your skin. This is by some margin the best thread on the forum at present....

    May 15, 2021 at 3:42 PM
  2. 21B replied to the thread Edward Thompson: Wartime C.M.E. Discussion 2012 - 2021.

    Your posts give a completely different impression. Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    May 15, 2021 at 3:35 PM
  3. 21B replied to the thread Edward Thompson: Wartime C.M.E. Discussion 2012 - 2021.

    This thread seems to really have shaken your view of the world. As a disinterested observer (I have never had much interest in the LNER so had no strong preconceptions...but had heard the basics of Thompson being "bad") what I have taken from...

    May 14, 2021 at 10:45 PM
  4. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    In fairness it was supposed to be a 37 I think that evening, but the spare broke and an 08 on the RAT was really not an option. As I said we have tried 08s on trains and we cannot keep time. They get there, but a calendar is more use than a...

    May 13, 2021 at 11:09 PM
  5. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Pretty certain that an 08 or 11 cannot keep time on the line. We have tried After all the work done on the power units (not just a paint job) overheating wouldn't be an issue I think. Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    May 13, 2021 at 8:43 PM
  6. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    I miscounted. 10 brake vans including the BYs....I suspect that might be "enough"? Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    May 13, 2021 at 5:24 PM
  7. 21B attached a file to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Time warp?[ATTACH] Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    20210513_164418.jpg May 13, 2021 at 4:44 PM
  8. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    8 I think if you include BYs Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    May 13, 2021 at 4:36 PM
  9. 21B attached a file to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    New arrivals[ATTACH] Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    20210513_095539.jpg May 13, 2021 at 9:56 AM
  10. 21B replied to the thread Llangollen Railway.

    Quite. Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    May 12, 2021 at 10:32 PM
  11. 21B replied to the thread Llangollen Railway.

    Maybe. Maybe the reserve price was too high. It is hardly unusual for a lot that hasn't sold to be subject to private treaty afterwards. Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    May 12, 2021 at 10:13 PM
  12. 21B replied to the thread Llangollen Railway.

    Since the viewing was Sunday and Monday anyway, not before or after, I don't think the late entry made any difference. Being air brake only may have narrowed the field a bit though. Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    May 12, 2021 at 10:09 PM
  13. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Yes and no in that order [emoji3] Sent from my SM-A405FN using Tapatalk

    May 12, 2021 at 7:53 AM
  14. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    What do you mean by "normal"? I fear that word is easily misunderstood these days. This weekend is not like the Spring Steam Up. Seats at Vintage Vehicle weekend are allocated. On Saturday a Watercress Wanderer will operate (first one...

    May 11, 2021 at 10:29 PM