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  1. MellishR liked 6026 King John's post in the thread Steam Dreams Excursion to Faversham, 61306 Mayflower, 19/09/19..

    Well as the train was heading up to Canterbury East rather than Canterbury West it was definitely a case of no-Deal

    Sep 20, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  2. MellishR replied to the thread Island Line 1938 Stock.

    The seat layout shown might be appropriate if they were going back to the Underground or any similar urban system, where off peak loadings are light, so you don't need many seats, while few seats and plenty of standing room let you squeeze in...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 9:41 PM
  3. MellishR liked 35B's post in the thread Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

    You miss the point. It is a link that you know about, and have experience of. Having read your post, it might have an impact on how I would choose to travel, either solo or with family. But as an outsider, without local knowledge of local...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 9:20 PM
  4. MellishR liked ross's post in the thread Boiler dimensions/ratios.

    You can disappear this if you like, all I'm saying is a British steam locomotives has 6'8 1/2" driving wheels, and we all know what that means, 16" x 26" cylinders, great. 2020mm, 1800mm 1626.9mm? err. There's a convention, when dealing...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 8:48 AM
  5. MellishR liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Boiler dimensions/ratios.

    There is already a thread for people to rant about metric vs imperial - any chance the discussion could disappear there? https://www.national-preservation.com/threads/metric-vs-imperial.901507/ Tom

    Sep 19, 2019 at 8:48 AM
  6. MellishR replied to the thread Cotton Mill Express 2020.

    There was already some discussion of what goes where at https://www.national-preservation.com/threads/so-mods-what%E2%80%99s-going-on-with-the-what%E2%80%99s-going-on-forum.1416968/ but that concerns repeat itineraries versus one-offs. Then there...

    Sep 18, 2019 at 9:03 AM