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61994 Great Marquess

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by BladeFisher, May 3, 2012.

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  1. BladeFisher

    BladeFisher New Member

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    I understand this loco is guesting at the NYMR. Anybody know when it is due to return to Scotland?
     
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    6:05 special New Member Loco Owner

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    It is already back in Scotland. It was used on last weeks GBV between Thornton Jn - Mallaig and back to Ashfield [Glasgow]
     
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    Bean-counter Resident of Nat Pres

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    The NYMR visit will be later in the year - precise dates subject to confirmation. There will be a spell of Jacobite duty first.

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    Hi,

    Does anyone know what's happening with this loco as uk steam have it down as 61994 is to be towed form fort William to Carnforth by a diesel on Saturday 16th June but 45407 is leaving the Nymr for fort William tomorrow leaving the Nymr with one Whitby loco.
     
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    Broken--going to Carnforth for repairs and 45407 heading North to replace it according to a nice loco owner who posts in the DimmerFree Zone.
     
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    Steve Part of the furniture Friend

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    Can't see 45407 leaving the NYMR just yet as there's no rail connection to the outside world at the moment and unlikely until the w/e. It could go by road but I doubt it.
     
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    Has the Esk Valley work fallen behind schedule? AFAIK it was all supposed to be completed by last Monday, the 10th
     
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    45407+paraffin can to Scotland Friday..........61994+paraffin can to Carnforth on Sat I presume?
     
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    Sidmouth Part of the furniture Staff Member Moderator

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    any info on what 61994 has failed with
     
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    "Boiler attention" according to IR elsewhere.
     
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    If that is the case that means 60007 is stranded at the Nrm and can't get in to the Nymr which means it's unlikely to be able to do the Olympic torch event next week.
     
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    Slight hole in a flue tube, I believe. Logical conclusion from that is all elements and flues out.
     
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    The flues are the large tubes that the super-heater elements fit inside - is that right?
     
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    Spamcan81 Resident of Nat Pres

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    Correct.
     
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    any news on this loco?
     
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    Loco is currently at Carnforth having some flue tubes replaced.

    Jamie
     
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    Does anyone know if 61994 is down for a move this week? She is in light steam at Carnforth this afternoon. P1030544.JPG
    Thanks
     
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    Going to Crewe tomorrow, 09.55 dep Carnforth.
     
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    Could it be lined up for the welsh borders steam special on 6/10/12?
     
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