I was also on that train ... first droplight .... late 80's (September 1989 ??) .... was fantastic driving !!
Video of the wheeling as per Facebook link:
500 members and growing, thats sound healthy.
More photos here:
LOCOMOTIVE WHEELED!! | Betton Grange 6880
The latest 6880 newsletter (Autumn 2012) is now online:
Update on website:
AXLEBOXES RE-FURBISHED | Betton Grange 6880
I have followed this thread with obvious interest and do find myself agreeing with Bacofoil's post above (Post 178).
I know a phenomenal amount...
An earlier photo on the same day.
A photo showing 2 of the axle bearings which had just been removed during the bogie dismantling on 4th June 2010 (at Williton).
I assume the...
There has been a news update added to the website:
Rivet holes reamed out | Betton Grange 6880
My issues were sorted once I amended my DNT settings. It seems the 30th October 2012 AVG update was the root of the malfunction I experienced....
Seems like I have just resolved the problem.
My AVG Do Not Track appears to have been the issue. It seems the Home | Betton 6880 website has a...
Thanks for the feedback, re-website.
This is the message I get with Google Chrome
Interesting you mention the website being down.
I have tried to access the website over the past few days but unfortunately have also experienced...
80078 was discussed in depth before:
Great photos of the 3 A4's, thanks for posting them.
Thanks for the updates.
Just to say that's some progress made and that the Warley Show is a good target to aim for.
I have just noticed the 6880 website has been updated, announcing the introduction of umbrellas to the 6880 merchandise.
There cannot be that many locations that have enough parallel lines to pose 6 locomotives on.
Re: 34067 Tangmere and Somerset and Dorset 2-8-0 No.88 , The West Somerset Steam Expr
Agree, that's a brilliant final sequence - just a shame 88...
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