Those who own Rollers don't brag about it so I reckon he's got a Reliant van a la Del Boy. :)
According to Wikipedia : "Using differential gearing to transmit the power, it was built as a 4-8-4 with the coupling rods connecting the centre...
Sounds like a plan.
Tempted to book on that as if all goes according to plan, I'll be retired and can indulge such things without agonising over shutting the shop or not.
I appreciate there will be those who are aware of the operating principles involved but when people start speculating as to who said what to whom,...
And for those who've never seen it :
I'm tempted to attend this event but planning a day out is not easy without a timetable. Hopefully one will appear soon.
It’s Archer Hill in the sequence that I think you’re recalling but no less impressive for that. It’s just mind blowing.
Looks like someone has been doing a bit of climbing for two of those shots.
Mate of mine did that some years ago. The river wasn't too deep on that occasion so he waded across not far from where it entered the Loch.
Which end did you hike from?
Certainly used to be case that any 125 with a power car out had to take assistance over the Devon Banks.
Speaking as a member of a loco owning group, whilst a longer visit is nice there's the consideration of if your home railway can spare you for a...
Had the same with two Class 19s in torrential rain on the Montagu Pass but that's a story for another thread.
Try the climb up to Ardlsey Tunnel with a power car out. That was really slow.
Is this 31's first working visit away from Fawley Hill?
Edit : The Facebook article answers that question.
The number of active Merlin engines still around is due to the number of surviving warbirds powered by them. If a similar number of Centaurus...
Indeed so but not all of them would have been Sumpies. An aircraft needed many different trades to keep it in the air.
My grandfather owned a sleeve valve Minerva. Spoke very highly of it.
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