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6233 ‘Duchess of Sutherland’

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Will RL, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. Will RL

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    Can’t find a general chat thread for the loco...

    West Shed have confirmed no more tours for 2020, and that talks are going ahead regarding the use of 6233 with LSL in 2021

    https://www.facebook.com/1591252154421335/posts/2765033650376507/?extid=0&d=n
     
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    Hi, just heard the news 6233 is no longer attending the Svr autumn steam gala, does anyone know what the problems is with the duchess??

    I know the duchess has been having some work done, does any one know what’s 6233 has had done??
     
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    It’s in the SVR’s Branch Lines newsletter. Click on the link to read more
    https://www.svrlive.com/blsep21



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  5. stephenlammas89

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    Does anyone have any information on the duchess being rebuilt ??? And when the duchess is due to for test run ready for her proposed run at the end of October?
     
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    Flying Phil Part of the furniture

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    The SVR newsletter says that it is a problem with the white metal in the driving wheel axle boxes cracking. So boxes out for re white metalling then machining to size. All being done at Ripley.
     
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    Any news on the progress of the rebuilding of the duchess of Sutherland???? Is she ready for mainline trips??? Hoping to go on one of her tours shortly and she her back her in sparkling red royal livery?
     
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    From what I heard 6233 should have been back in service for the beginning of October it's now been shelved toward the back end of October early November maybe I'm only guessing dont take my word for it, just keep a look out for 6233 on any loaded test runs I presume.
     
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    Tyseley are advertising her on static display at their CBS shareholders' event on 23rd October, see if there is any movement next week.
     
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