Both are good valid points.
I, on the other hand, was waiting for the "We'll have to bubblewrap the platform, it's a Western engine" snipe.
If the MHR have managed to fit a 4200, Mod Hall, Castle and King at Alton, then 2999 has no problem.
Wonder if they will rename it Saint Nicholas?
Well, they were steam only for a long time.
Then again, I suppose since diesels are considered outdated this age, like steam was in the last age...
Wish you had pictures of that. :(
Were the coaches it pulled BR, LMS or GWR?
Guess those trains weren't so odd after all. :)
More Chatham power!!! :D:D
Prefer the Southern Standards, Ivatt Tanks and Non-BP power types to the BP's.
Great having a few more tank engines (big or small) on the line.
Tender engines are all well and good, but it's the little guys you appreciate...
You know? Might just be me but I don't see 76000's as Cambrian engines, 75000's = Yes.
There must be something I'm missing here.
Knew it had a "1" in it! :)
Still a lovely looking shot.
I see. Which part of the Southern were they going to be shedded at?
Yes, that is true.
Then again, many were named (except 70047 strangly) after...
I know, just don't want to be digging deeper and deeper holes, that's all.
Besides, this is all about 76017 anyway.
I seem to recall on of my new...
Enjoy your rest 4270. :)
I've always found these sort of buses quite fascinating.
It's a shame, they were considered "Uneconomical" in those days as they would have been...
This is a really bizarre question, but since Scotland and it's traction has captured my imagination [for now, at least], there is something that...
You know something Gladiator 5076?
I'm really not going down this route anymore, in these situations, what anyone suggests will be considered...
Point 1. I probably do misunderstand the meaning of surviving.
Point 2. Well, whatever will be, will be. :rolleyes:
No, fortunately I haven't.
But I know what I would do in such a situation.
1 diesel + 1 steam running.
After all, 2 class 20's and a class 47 are...
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