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  1. paulhitch liked Sidmouth's post in the thread 6023.

    I would venture the future for many class 6 and above engines could be considered bleak . Very expensive to run and maintain , limited use on preserved lines where they are really caged animals and unless part of the vt/iOS/wcrc fleets limited...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 9:57 AM
  2. paulhitch liked Matt78's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Hither Green join but assume it is maybe a temporary connection? Regards Matt

    Dec 3, 2019 at 9:02 PM
  3. paulhitch replied to the thread Betton Grange.

    A.k.a. "handle crank" naming or naming by rote. Sadly L.M.S. naming became "handle crank" when imagination died as had happened on the G.W.R. some time previously.

    Dec 2, 2019 at 7:40 AM
  4. paulhitch liked Jamessquared's post in the thread LSWR T3 563.

    I think you are taking 2 and 2 and making about 500. Tom

    Dec 1, 2019 at 8:40 PM
  5. paulhitch liked misspentyouth62's post in the thread Betton Grange.

    Just incase anyone is completely deluded, there are those that like GWR designs as well as LMS, SR etc etc. Shocking I know.... :-) In all seriousness, being a spotter from the diesel era, the notion of tribal affiliation to locos from a...

    Dec 1, 2019 at 8:11 PM
  6. paulhitch replied to the thread Betton Grange.

    Probably the locomotive but who knows or cares apart from the "ultras".

    Dec 1, 2019 at 5:12 PM
  7. paulhitch liked Matt37401's post in the thread Betton Grange.

    Well they all look the same...

    Dec 1, 2019 at 5:09 PM