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Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Muppet, May 15, 2011.

  1. Steve

    Steve Resident of Nat Pres Friend

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    Not to my knowledge. Don't think anybody has actually bought it, yet, although there are interested parties.
     
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    Sorry, not able to reply, the mods are censoring disapproving posts about the NRM

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    Not quite true, immature ones are being filtered out.
    As elsewhere mentioned, for personal problems Why not send a pm ?
    not quite sure how insults of the nrm relate to 6619.
     
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    Getting gback to the topic!!!

    6619 was in service for all 3 days over the weekend and looked and sounded great.

    Should be in service next weekend. Not sure after that.

    Cheers,

    Smiler
     
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    Thank you for this, PM sent and a satisfactory reply received

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  7. pete12000

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    Is there any news available on likely running dates for 6619 ??

    thanks!
     
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    Surprised I haven't seen any pics or vids from Spring Bank yet...
    ...especially as it was the only loco without a face!!!

    Certainly sounded well leaving Bolton Abbey albeit making light work on load 5!

    Will
     
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    Soon sort that out, then a nice coat of blue paint lined out in red, take off that nasty brass thing, no one will notice the extra wheel...

    Saw her last weekend, got a lovely crisp exhaust but did sound a little off- beat as has been mentioned before
     
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    Hello,

    With regards to running dates for 6619.

    No dates are confirmed at the moment. I will post when I have some news on running dates.

    This weekend 11-12 June and midweek running 12, 13 and 14th June newly returned to steam RSH Austerity 0-6-0ST 'Norman' Works No. 7086/43 of 1943 is rostered for the services.

    A good opportunity to see both of these engines in steam I imagine will be the last weekend in July and all weekends in August as this is our 2 train service with the vintage train running in one path and the Mk 1 rake in the other path.

    This is all of course subject to change so don't shoot the messenger!

    Hope this helps.

    Many Thanks,

    Smiler
     
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    Thanks for the update!
     
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    Provisional running dates for June / July are:
    JUNE:
    18
    19
    25
    26

    JULY
    9
    10
    12
    23
    24
    30
    31

    They will be on the website shortly, and if I get any alterations, I will let you know!
     
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    Thanks for the information, will be over for it when the A59 reopens (Blubberhouses is closed until 10 July).
    Does this mean the diesel weekend is not taking place this year ?
     
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    Another mixed traffic weekend for 23/24 july out of the question Tim or all the diesels no go for this year now?

    Was looking forward to coming down next month.

    Thanks in advance
     
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    There are quite a few easy divert routes around that section North or South of the 59.
    Via A65 Ilkley or B6265 Pateley Bridge
     
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    ' It is with regret that this years diesel gala will not be going ahead. There are a number of reasons, but the main reason is the diesel department have been unable to carry out sufficient repair and restoration work in time, this is due to other commitments relating to operating the railway, other reasons include frost damage and a shortage of shed space to carry out painting work. We feel this 'break' will enable us to get back on top of the fleet and provide gala atendees next year with a good show.'

    From the Diesel Weekend Organiser
     
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    That is a shame Tim; but thanks for the clarification.

    I wish you all the very best for the event in 2012.

    Will steam power permit a steam gala weekend later in the year?

    Thanks again Tim


    Andrew
     
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    If we have Beatrice and Illingworth into traffic, then I would really hope so!!

    Illingworth's boiler is in the process of being rivetted back together: outer firebox supports new shiny rivets, as does the front tube plate. It is beginning to look more like a boiler once again! The inner firebox is having the girder stays fitted (properly this time), and should be back on site soon, ready for fitting and staying. Still quite a lot of work to be done on this, but the rest of the loco is very close. I should be able to pop some piccies on soon as I took them a couple of days ago!

    Anyway - a slightly tangential reply there...
     
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    Cheers Tim; that is positive news; I will watch this space as they say.

    Best of luck with the overhauls
     

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