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  1. 30854 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Scrapping of pre Grouping locos..

    Thinking along the same lines ... when the last Craven Standard Goods was withdrawn by the LBSCR in August 1898, the oldest locomotive in the fleet would have been a Stroudley Terrier (from late 1872 - just under 26 years old). Amazingly, 65...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 11:01 AM
  2. 30854 liked Richard Roper's post in the thread Bulleid Pacifics - Past or Present.

    This link is to a page on the Somerset & Dorset Railway, with photos of Flat Tops, Standards, and other types in action... http://www.cornwallrailwaysociety.org.uk/sd-evercreech-to-bournemouth.html Richard.

    Jan 22, 2021 at 6:31 PM
  3. 30854 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

    Bradley states that on both locos the air brakes were removed and vacuum ejectors fitted, along with painting in LSWR livery, at Nine Elms immediately on transfer to the LSWR. Interestingly, the price paid was £500 each against an initial...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 4:28 PM
  4. 30854 replied to the thread Lottery Dreams for investing in Heritage Railways.

    So, that's £35,500,000 for rail related doings then ...... and from the other direction? ;)

    Jan 22, 2021 at 4:27 PM