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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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    mike1522 Long Time Member Friend

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    Perfect for the Fellsmans
     
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  3. stephenlammas89

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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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    D1039 Part of the furniture

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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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    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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    Apparently 6233 was at Kings Cross as part of the production of a new George Clooney film. There is a picture of it on twitter.
     
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    'Ticket To Paradise' I believe.
     
  14. J Shuttleworth

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    It's actually called 'The Boys in the Boat', which about the University of Washington rowing VIII, who, whilst seen as the underdogs, won gold for USA at the 1936 Munich Olympics.

    Despite the American storyline, it's being made in Britain (hence the filming at KX). I understand from our crew that George Clooney now has a soft spot for LMS 'Pacifics'.

    JS
     
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    Thanks for the correction James, I saw the title and guessed, wrongly I accept. :oops: :(
     
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    A report with pictures at Kings Cross:
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct...-London.html&usg=AOvVaw0n0v_cBV7ylFPWhq21wab5
     
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    Sloppy journalism and lack of interest strike again... As with the first article referring to KX as a "Train station". Gets right up my pipe, that does.

    Richard.
     
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    Suppose BR Maroon does n't look too bad...
     

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