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  1. Paul42 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread P2 Locomotive Company and related matters.

    If the locos were doing similar speed up banks as down, then by definition they were not operating at constant output. They were doing bursts at high power output, and then recovering at low output down the other side. (By contrast, slower speed...

    Nov 29, 2022 at 7:07 AM
  2. Paul42 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Bluebell Motive Power.

    I checked at the weekend - as you suggest, they are awaiting cast number plates, so the current numbers are temporary. They are, though, correctly sign written - not vinyls! Tom

    Nov 28, 2022 at 10:51 PM
  3. Paul42 replied to the thread Steam Dreams 2023.

    The best place to look is http://www.cs.rhrp.org.uk/se/search.asp you need to search by location and they have some at Eastleigh as well as Crewe, although most of coaches that come up at the former are owned by Rivera. There have been rumours...

    Nov 28, 2022 at 6:41 PM
  4. Paul42 liked Gladiator 5076's post in the thread York Yuletide Express 26/11/22.

    As @The Man actually drives these things I would tend to think he knows what he is talking about.

    Nov 27, 2022 at 5:59 PM
  5. Paul42 liked David likes trains's post in the thread UKR Medway Pullman - 26/11/22.

    Passing a foot crossing at Crowhurst on the way to Tonbridge: [img] Plenty out to see Tangmere at Teston Bridge: [img] [img]

    Nov 26, 2022 at 9:52 PM
  6. Paul42 liked D1002's post in the thread UKR Medway Pullman - 26/11/22.

    Filmed at Godstone and Aylesford. (Whilst setting up at Godstone the camera battery expired so ended up filming it on my phone:(). [MEDIA]

    Nov 26, 2022 at 7:08 PM
  7. Paul42 liked 5944's post in the thread Saphos 2022.

    [ATTACH]

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  8. Paul42 liked kwrail's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    @oliversbest normally posts complete drivel, but the final sentence is interesting for a change. It's a reasonable request Given the issues facing all HRs at the moment, changes to previous plans and objectives is inevitable. This doesnt...

    Nov 26, 2022 at 5:59 PM
  9. Paul42 liked Harbury's post in the thread Saphos 2022.

    [ATTACH] 70000 pulls away from its Leamington Spa stop this morning.

    IMG_7620 70000 Leamington Spa 26 11 2022 i pad .jpg Nov 26, 2022 at 5:18 PM
  10. Paul42 liked Steve's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    One of the many things I’ve learnt in my life is that virtually everyone thinks that they can do a better job than those actually doing it. Another thing I’ve learnt is that those who think they know better have very rarely done the job themselves.

    Nov 26, 2022 at 1:20 PM
  11. Paul42 liked mdewell's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    Hi @oliversbest I hope you won't mind or be offended by this, but take it as the helpful advice it is intended as being. When you use phrases like 'they should' you imply that they are doing something wrong if they don't do whatever you are...

    Nov 26, 2022 at 1:20 PM
  12. Paul42 liked ficksberglion's post in the thread York Yuletide Express 26/11/22.

    After stopping at Alfreton to pick up passengers, a lucky patch of sun sees Duchess of Sutherland getting away in some style past Westhouses. Little remains of the former shed which was to the left of the picture. [ATTACH]

    6233 18b 2 NP.jpg Nov 26, 2022 at 1:19 PM