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  1. Chris86 liked LMS2968's post in the thread Tornado.

    All LNER 4-6-2s look the same!

    May 25, 2024 at 6:46 PM
  2. Chris86 replied to the thread Tornado.

    Austerity 'Repulse' at the Lakeside and Haverthwaite. 34092 at the East Lancs.

    May 24, 2024 at 7:18 PM
  3. Chris86 liked ragl's post in the thread Tornado.

    Outrageously off-topic, but I see that the ex NCB "Austerity" shunting Tornado is fitted with a Geisl Ejector, anyone know of any other locos in service similarly fitted?? Cheerz, Alan

    May 24, 2024 at 7:17 PM
  4. Chris86 liked mdewell's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Regardless of whether I agree (I usually do) or disagree with your posts they are always interesting, so its good to have you back. Here's hoping for your continued good health.

    May 24, 2024 at 11:12 AM
  5. Chris86 liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    I'm sorry to drop a lump of concrete into this rather rebarbative self-congratulatory pond but there are a number of serious questions to be asked in Somerset. Given that I am back from the dead (literally, given my spell at Papworth Hospital...

    May 24, 2024 at 11:12 AM
  6. Chris86 replied to the thread Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway.

    42085 also visited the NRM in 2011 I think. I was doing some volunteering at the time and spent a couple of days helping to clean it for its visit. The period I was able to go up when working locally the 42073 was out fairly regularly, 420825...

    May 23, 2024 at 7:49 PM
  7. Chris86 liked Hicks19862's post in the thread Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway.

    I think it comes down to the fact that the owners of the Fairburns want them to stay where they are. At the end of the day I’m grateful they were saved, and are on public display in the sheds when not in use. out of interest does anyone know...

    May 23, 2024 at 7:45 PM
  8. Chris86 liked Fred Kerr's post in the thread Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway.

    Why ? They suit the line and are the iconic feature of it. Accepted that the usual Austerities (identified as 4F by tractive effort) are capable of meeting the timetable but it's nice to have something unique to attract visitors. Many may...

    May 23, 2024 at 7:45 PM