Bespoke with a short design life, a gentle right foot required to avoid flat spots and scrapping them when braking
Tender and trailing truck axleboxes were off commonwealth bogies and that’s about all I can think of.
I do my own stunts and always carry a...
Everything had a short design life, then it was thrown off a cliff. So no
Just stop talking :Saywhat:
Correct but there is still a stop to return and receive a token.
It was Calum Titley on the shovel on 45407 and Matt Durkan on 45212.
Completely agree, my favourite and most memorable days have been the days where things haven't gone to plan. Failures, extreme weather etc.
That’s why he said “most decent locos” ;)
Usually always two operational diesels up there throughout the two train running period in recent years.
Another positive is that in times of high fire risk the afternoon train can be still have steam on the front albeit with diesel assistance.
The fireman is oiling up that day..
It was on the Carnforth wheel lathe which would be rods off and that’s it.
Although often if a Riley engine is in bits one day it doesn’t mean...
So did I, but I also read in the same thread:
“I am writing to let you know that, unfortunately, the K1’s move from Carnforth to Grosmont,...
That would suggest it was more than cracked ;)
Why wouldn’t it?
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