I've "like"d that post because I think it is accurate, not because I like the situation.
Indeed I realise that they are widely used and that they are galvanised to slow down rusting; but they surely do rust eventually and I was...
Some questions, if you don't mind:
What total quantity of rocks or other fill are needed to complete the new embankment?
Where is all that coming...
If the messages coming from the PLC were clear, manifestly honest, and friendly towards all parties, many more of us would be inclined to...
Sadly, like the earlier one first time round, spoilt by music.
However the suggestion (and N.B. it's currently no more than a suggestion) of reaching Newport would not be about making the ride longer per se...
Thank you. Now ordered.
As we now have this thread specifically for this loco, I'll quote my recent posting on the "Locomotives that NEARLY made it" thread:
I've had exactly the same experience behind a Duchess struggling to start from Stratford.
Apparently it also helps to have a facebook account. Without one I don't see any comments from anyone.
I'm trying to buy a copy, but the latest issue showing on the website is 506 and the cover of that makes no mention of the WSR. Is it that issue?
Get over what? I am seeing reasonable statements of the various considerations in deciding what to do with locos that are at present not in...
Conclusion: it can be done. We wait to see whether it will.
Relevant matters include hindsight now and those with responsibility at the time probably being "up to the arse in alligators".
Thread drift apology; but prompted by those remarks of Tom's: if the Brighton site was so poor, why did it survive under the Southern and BR?
My first thought was that Chapelon deserves more than a half generation; but then I reflected that Tom's original list was specific to the...
It certainly appears from the map that there as an end-on connection: https://maps.nls.uk/view/101592423
I'm surprised that no-one has yet enquired about a piece of missing text, at the beginning of the paragraph that starts with
Separate names with a comma.