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  1. Jamessquared liked Shoddy127's post in the thread Flying Scotsman and Caley 419 to visit Swanage Gala- March 2019.

    So a jamboree then @gricerdon, I'm now going to share a moment with you that happened to me on Saturday morning. I was there Friday and Saturday support crewing on the loco. After completing the first trip, I got off the footplate for a comfort...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 10:24 PM
  2. Jamessquared replied to the thread 70013.

    There's a separate thread on the report, but in general, they exclude locos for which there are already others of the same type running (so no Black 5, no Caerphillly Castle, no Battle of Britain; presumably no Duchess); those for which there...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 9:55 PM
  3. Jamessquared liked steamvideosnet's post in the thread Flying Scotsman and Caley 419 to visit Swanage Gala- March 2019.

    No.60103 climbing away from Corfe Castle in the last of the sun yesterday afternoon... [ATTACH] James

    60103 corfe.001.jpg Mar 25, 2019 at 9:40 PM
  4. Jamessquared replied to the thread 70013.

    You must be reading a different strategy document. What it actually says is: "The future operation of Flying Scotsman beyond 2023 will be considered in more detail closer to that date. Currently, only two other locomotives, Oliver Cromwell and...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 9:39 PM
  5. Jamessquared replied to the thread V2 4771 green arrow to return?.

    They were made 2008 - 2010. It’s an interesting thought, but conceivably if they were being done now, the poly pattern casting route would look attractive, but at the time plans were being worked out in 2006-7 ish, that was a much less obvious...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 12:32 PM
  6. Jamessquared replied to the thread V2 4771 green arrow to return?.

    As does “Beachy Head”, though it hasn’t run yet. Tom

    Mar 25, 2019 at 10:47 AM
  7. Jamessquared liked LMS2968's post in the thread V2 4771 green arrow to return?.

    One of the wonderful things about this forum is the way that people who have no direct in involvement in a particular project other than from the armchair can, on the basis of no evidence but pure conjecture, decide the future of said project as...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 10:02 AM
  8. Jamessquared replied to the thread Bluebell Railway General Discussion.

    Also from the e-Nwesletter: C&W Update: Wagon Group Progress Report The Bulleid wagon has now been lifted off its wheels in preparation for grit blasting. The two Medfits (B461224 and B458525) have been examined and serviced by Laurie Anderson....

    Mar 24, 2019 at 9:28 PM
  9. Jamessquared replied to the thread Bluebell Railway General Discussion.

    From the e-Newsletter: OP4 Progress Report to 20 March, 2019 Very little physical work has been carried out on OP4 during the winter months, while the infrastructure team has been engaged on work on the running line. However, the time has not...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 9:26 PM
  10. Jamessquared liked Mark Thompson's post in the thread Bluebell Railway General Discussion.

    Some good news for those of you who used to enjoy Dave Clarke's C&W updates on flickr- After a one year hiatus, Dave has recently posted a fairly substantial update. Ok, most of the photos date from September of last year, so the site is not yet...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 5:22 PM