Presumably they have costed what they expect to do, before they came up with this figure.
There are pros and cons of both; the particular branch of heavy engineering that I deal with would go fabricated almost all the time. As regards...
Does it need to be a casting? Could it not be fabricated?
Seems a little superfluous?
What is it’s intended purpose?
Yes, one of the later ones with curved footplates.
Crich seems to be taking a break from operations after an ORR visit.
(People on Facebook complaining about ‘experts’...
Courtesy of Trains Magazine;
My bad … it’s been a long day!! :)
Bore is simply the diameter of the cylinder.
Stroke is the distance from the centre of the crankpin to the centreline of the axle/crankshaft.
As I understand it, the bricks were unearthed on site.
The Hawksworth Pacific.
Some fascinating info here;
And from Trains Magazine;...
Llangollen Railway new Corwen station should be open sometime this year.
It was a generic term for that wheel arrangement, one amongst many;
Thumps as opposed to … rattles? :)
There is already a group dedicated to this aim; The North British Locomotive Preservation Group. They have repatriated one loco, assisted with...
I hope that you can find an appropriate new home for it.
What are the long term aims, will it be kept ‘live’?
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