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  1. ragl liked gwralatea's post in the thread V4 2-6-2 No. 3403.

    anyway, back to Eastern names: Norfolk Bronze or Bernard Matthews anyone?

    Oct 26, 2020 at 11:29 AM
  2. ragl liked Jamessquared's post in the thread V4 2-6-2 No. 3403.

    Where is that quote from? Or is it just unsubstantiated here-say? Given wartime conditions and availability of materials, it’s hard to say Thompson was wrong building the simple, reliable B1s in their stead. Tom

    Oct 26, 2020 at 11:28 AM
  3. ragl liked Matt37401's post in the thread SVR General Discussion.

    [ATTACH] It does lead to things like this happening...

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  4. ragl liked mattspencer's post in the thread SVR General Discussion.

    [MEDIA] 813 on it's first public run of the year yesterday with 7714 as well as 40106 plus the first run of Western Champion.

    Oct 24, 2020 at 11:38 AM
  5. ragl liked 69530's post in the thread V4 2-6-2 No. 3403.

    Just my opinion no offence intended. These racehorse names do sound "daft" these days but when they were selected they were totally in accordance of the times they were chosen-------the 1920's, 30's, and 40's. The horses were all winners of...

    Oct 24, 2020 at 11:05 AM
  6. ragl liked 2392's post in the thread V4 2-6-2 No. 3403.

    How about Steamy McSteam Face? After all there was "popular demand" to call the new Arctic Icebreaker Boaty McBoat Face. Though they saw the light and picked a more sensible name Sir David Attenbrough.

    Oct 24, 2020 at 11:04 AM
  7. ragl liked Matt37401's post in the thread V4 2-6-2 No. 3403.

    There has been some sort of twinning ceremony with the aircraft carrier and the P2 team. I can’t be bothered with a naming debate right now with something that hasn’t been built yet. Personally I’m a lot more concerned about what coat of paint...

    Oct 24, 2020 at 11:04 AM
  8. ragl liked RLinkinS's post in the thread Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway.

    Or the extra distraction created by my younger son who happily chatted to the fireman through the cab window as we climbed Golfa. We had to stop for a blow up Sent from my SM-A105FN using Tapatalk

    Oct 24, 2020 at 10:59 AM
  9. ragl liked Nigel Day's post in the thread Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway.

    The steaming qualities of the locomotive are partly due to its lempor now proven over decades of use.

    Oct 24, 2020 at 10:59 AM
  10. ragl liked meeee's post in the thread FR & WHR & WHHR News.

    Just to add to the livery froth. Prince wore a very tired Edwardian red until the mid 30s, then was allegedly painted brown. It most likely ended up green and stayed that way until 1986. The red was toned down a bit at the last overhaul but it...

    Oct 24, 2020 at 10:54 AM