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  1. aron33 replied to the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    To draw away from the current negativity towards the current situation, would anyone fancy a Johnson 2228 0-4-4T from the Midland? Paired with the two Stanier suburban coaches at the KWVR, it’d fit perfect between Keighley and Oxenhope.

    Aug 16, 2022 at 2:41 PM
  2. aron33 liked Jimc's post in the thread 7027 Thornbury Castle.

    I've done enough drawing and sketching of GWR locomotives that I like to think I have a handle on the basics. The King boiler is a lengthened 47 boiler on the same pitch. There seems no reason I can see why a 47 cut down in the same manner as...

    Aug 16, 2022 at 2:31 PM
  3. aron33 liked Gav106's post in the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    The unfortunate truth is that most newbuild groups lack the ability to actually fundraise to achieve their aims. 4709 isnt alone in this, and is trying to find short cuts. As it stands only a handful of new builds will work from the list of...

    Aug 16, 2022 at 11:01 AM
  4. aron33 replied to the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    Sorry I'm late to the controversial news. Seems the GWS and the 4709 group have you lot divided. I may not make any sense, but... I really don't think using a Castle's no. 8 boiler on a 47xx chassis is a good idea. PERIOD. The GWS really thinks...

    Aug 16, 2022 at 2:35 AM
  5. aron33 replied to the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    We do not need a new Star class 4-6-0. Period.

    Aug 15, 2022 at 11:50 PM
  6. aron33 replied to the thread 7027 Thornbury Castle.

    Sorry I'm late to the controversial news. Seems the GWS and the 4709 group have you lot divided. I may not make any sense, but... I really don't think using a Castle's no. 8 boiler on a 47xx chassis is a good idea. PERIOD. The GWS really...

    Aug 15, 2022 at 11:31 PM