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  1. 60017 liked Alberta 45562's post in the thread The Great Britain XI - 2018.

    My shot of 35018 climbing Micklefield Bank this morning,vid to come later: [img]35018,Micklefield Bank by Mark Walker, on Flickr Cheers, Mark

    Apr 20, 2018 at 7:02 PM
  2. 60017 replied to the thread The Great Britain XI - 2018.

    The next leg with two 'Jubs' should produce a spectacular climb of Beattock...wish I was there to witness it!

    Apr 20, 2018 at 4:49 PM
  3. 60017 replied to the thread The Great Britain XI - 2018.

    Scotsman's whistle sounds better than it did...but not as good as BIL's!

    Apr 20, 2018 at 4:36 PM
  4. 60017 liked and60007's post in the thread The Great Britain XI - 2018.

    [MEDIA] My footage of Day 2 of Great Britain XI, enjoy. Kind Regards Andrew

    Apr 20, 2018 at 4:35 PM
  5. 60017 liked Victor's post in the thread The Great Britain XI - 2018.

    Looked magnificent in Leeds this morning, a bit light footed moving off (just slight, easily caught) and the only steam that I saw leaking was when the valves lifted. There has been a lot of 'ill informed comment' about BIL over quite a long...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 4:13 PM
  6. 60017 replied to the thread The Great Britain XI - 2018.

    Totally agree Victor. The infamous steam leak (and all the wibble it produced) appears much reduced in warmer weather, as a few said it would be (not that some wanted to listen). A superb restoration and the run today puts her in a nice...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 4:12 PM
  7. 60017 liked iancawthorne's post in the thread The Great Britain XI - 2018.

    Got just the tool for a question like that :D https://settlecarlislesteam.co.uk/locomotive-class/57 31st May 1999 - Canadian Pacific.

    Apr 20, 2018 at 11:47 AM
  8. 60017 liked Johnb's post in the thread The Great Britain XI - 2018.

    It kicked off yesterday in perfect weather, too perfect, at 25C there is no exhaust! For nostalgic reasons I went to the fens to catch it at March and after a bit of determined driving at Deeping St Nicholas. I can remember seeing my first A3...

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  9. 60017 liked GWR4707's post in the thread 60009.

    Echo that - also when you consider that this is likely her last fling and he intends to withdraw her, respect to John Cameron for funding all these works she has required over the last 12 months, would have been very easy just to say enough is...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 11:39 AM
  10. 60017 replied to the thread 60009.

    Very sorry to read about No.9's latest firebox woes. John Cameron and his support team must be gutted...really feel for him/them. Haste ye back No.9!

    Apr 20, 2018 at 11:29 AM
  11. 60017 replied to the thread LMS consituent engines set aside for preservation but later scrapped..

    Try it with Edward Thompson and see how many pages that would generate! :eek:;)

    Apr 19, 2018 at 10:00 PM