Except when 67004 is called upon to haul ETHEL/coupling adaptor 739xx.
Only the sleeper 73s and all but two GBRF 92s can Couple to Mk5s.Also only 92s have a high enough ETH index for a full sleeper rake and a...
Abysmal tour -an endurance test with more time sat in loops and watering than actual moving .This will be my last Tin Bath version tour .
80064 was the standard tank.
One has gone back and the other not arrived hence the 3 s160 event at Churnet tomorrow .
Similar problem as a different boiler now installed .
As you've previously posted PU 406 ex 55016 has gone for overhaul .
Repton on ELR services Wednesday to Friday per NYMR Shed Facebook page .
Was in steam this afternoon .
Except it's actually the Mk1s with passengers leaving around 20 late ...
Read a report today of Lindsey a red Steam loco in Andrew Goodman's yard .One and the same ?
Four hours to decide shall we start with Hall or Manor first on Saturday /Sunday and alternate or be radical and send 5542 to Shenton ?
I can imagine the complexities of three stations ,three locos ,two run round loops and one rake of stock ...
Less than two days to go and still no timetable never mind roster .Anyone know time of first train please ?
Wasn't 31806 in service to satisfy the condition ?
92134 worked this morning and early afternoon so if you missed it you left more then a bit early.Grosmont webcam is your friend .
30830s boiler is being worked on .841 frames are in the vicinity of 830 ,in the undergrowth /field so hidden by 830 or DMU.
6023 on back of 60009 so the alternatives are CAPE or Bertie so will be on the 1208 or 1208pm ..running late but not that late !
First solo run 1027 Grosmont to Pickering this morning .
Well done to all involved in its restoration .
For plenty of action ,constant moving ,climbing ,loco noise ,loco variety etc THE gala of the year .
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