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  1. Stefan Mlynek replied to the thread West Somerset Railway - Spring Steam Gala - 22nd to 25th March 2018.

    As this Gala is now just a month away, are we any closer to the identity of the mystery locomotive being revealed? Stef.

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:21 AM
  2. Bill Drewett liked Foxhunter's post in the thread Tornado.

    With respect, the 100mph run and 90mph certification was the result of years and years of 'back room' engineering which actually started in earnest on the GCR in 2008 with the track and vehicle dynamic testing conducted there. Since then the...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:18 AM
  3. Shaggy liked martin1656's post in the thread NRM York Regeneration.

    The aim of the NRM should be to educate the next generation, many of whom will have no knowledge of what the birth of railways meant, but can it do this whilst under the control of an london facing organisation? to me this is part of the...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:13 AM
  4. Bill Drewett liked Monkey Magic's post in the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    While recent posts in this thread have commented on the shininess of the railhead, linear scrapyards and whether there were stations in Oxfordshire painted in SR Green. We don't necessarily do a very good job of disproving the stereotypes.

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:09 AM
  5. martin1656 replied to the thread NRM York Regeneration.

    The aim of the NRM should be to educate the next generation, many of whom will have no knowledge of what the birth of railways meant, but can it do this whilst under the control of an london facing organisation? to me this is part of the...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:06 AM
  6. class8mikado replied to the thread Oliver Cromwell boiler cert expires when?.

    Indeed, the whole episode was a little speculative hence the quoatation marks.... so still a few mainline outings to go and then a trip to the KWVR available.

    Feb 21, 2018 at 9:05 AM
  7. LC2 replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Your Roving RAT Reporter's notes on operations last Saturday evening. The 33/2 was acting as super-shunter, bringing the RAT stock into Ropley from Alresford. We were surprised to not be top and tailed, as is often the case with the very early...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 8:58 AM
  8. Big Al replied to the thread Cathedrals Express to Norwich 22/2/18.

    All triggered by a clanking noise that was given air time on here from a YouTube video. As if motion isn't noisy at times especially when not under power. Time will tell.

    Feb 21, 2018 at 8:56 AM
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