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  1. 30854 replied to the thread Locomotive Performance and Tractive Effort Discussion.

    Given the number of alterations to the class (just as Mikados), there's an exceptionally strong case for saying their design detail was fairly fluid ... and for precisely the same reason the 7th loco, No. 2007 has received attention where...

    Dec 7, 2022 at 11:28 PM
  2. 30854 replied to the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    Yes .... I do .... very much. :) Amidst so many great images, one caption sort of stood out "A quiet moment at Ramsey". Unfortunately, I think Ramsey had little but "quiet moments", certainly post-WWI. I'm with the peeps who commented that the...

    Dec 7, 2022 at 11:24 PM
  3. 30854 liked lynbarn's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    you might like this https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=584477290344710&set=pb.100063473319989.-2207520000.&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=537715588354214&set=pb.100063473319989.-2207520000.&type=3...

    Dec 7, 2022 at 11:15 PM
  4. 30854 liked marshall5's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    Yes, MNR No.6 currently stored in Port Erin carriage shed for the winter. Ray.

    Dec 7, 2022 at 8:24 PM
  5. 30854 replied to the thread Sir Nigel Gresley - The L.N.E.R.’s First C.M.E..

    Which war? Without WWI, we'd likely have had a precursor to inter-city OHLE up and running .... and railways sufficiently well-heeled to have taken notice of what was going on down in deepest Sussex. One slight thought re: extremely powerful...

    Dec 7, 2022 at 8:18 PM
  6. 30854 liked 5944's post in the thread Brighton Belle update.

    I understand testing should be taking place shortly, probably in the new year.

    Dec 7, 2022 at 3:38 PM
  7. 30854 replied to the thread Locomotive Performance and Tractive Effort Discussion.

    20% is a pretty wide window. Has the underlying theory received much attention since the new build was first mooted?

    Dec 7, 2022 at 10:47 AM
  8. 30854 replied to the thread Sir Nigel Gresley - The L.N.E.R.’s First C.M.E..

    I merely reported a view. You evidently missed the tone of my OP.

    Dec 7, 2022 at 10:43 AM
  9. 30854 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Sir Nigel Gresley - The L.N.E.R.’s First C.M.E..

    I took the inference to be that that may have harmed his career in post-war France. I’m not well enough versed in French politics to comment on whether that was likely or not. Having read this discussion, I’m kind of with @S.A.C. Martin about...

    Dec 7, 2022 at 10:30 AM
  10. 30854 replied to the thread P2 Locomotive Company and related matters.

    Needs a longer caveat ....... :Pompus:

    Dec 7, 2022 at 10:22 AM