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  1. Swan Age liked 61624's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    And so it would be, but only if the PLC reaches the brink of failure and the WSRA was in a position to launch a rescue attempt. If the PLC wants cash it isn't really in a position to turn down an offer to invest via share purchase and imho its...

    Jul 29, 2021 at 8:38 PM
  2. Swan Age replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Funny enough I was thinking the same thing. The part overhauled boiler was outside down the headshunt when I last visited along with the chassis. I can understand that with the deal that has enabled 34007 to move up the overhaul queue 34105...

    Jul 27, 2021 at 8:28 PM
  3. Swan Age liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    I have followed the recent 53808 saga with a mixture of sadness and disgust. It was 53808 that first brought me to the WSR over 40 years ago now. No locomotive has more connection with the line and meant more to we old stagers and those at...

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  4. Swan Age liked jma1009's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Hi John, I think that it as you have quoted and as Patrick has quoted except that the overhaul date quoted by Patrick is incorrect and the date you have quoted from "The Pines Express" is correct. There might also be a bit more as you will...

    Jul 26, 2021 at 12:07 AM
  5. Swan Age liked marshall5's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    I'll believe it if/when the S&D chaps announce it. Ray.

    Jul 26, 2021 at 12:06 AM
  6. Swan Age liked Matt37401's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    [ATTACH] This one might have to go airborne first.

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