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A2 60532 Blue Peter

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by big.stu, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. Bean-counter

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    Wikipedia is your friend (even if not always correct!) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Noakes

    (I have no reason to doubt it's accuracy on this topic).

    Steven
     
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    Wasn't Shep buried in the Blue Peter garden? Or was that Petra?
     
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    Petra IIRC. I think there was a statue of her too.
    Enough of the modern times though. What happened to Christopher Trace and Leila Williams?
     
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    I believe they are next on Mr Hoskings purchase lis
     
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    Helen Skelton would be top of my list!
     
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    Katy Hill...
     
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    Down Shep! :) Lol! ;)

    Now, do you think we could ACTUALLY get back on topic about Blue Peter THE steam loco, NOT the kids programme?................ :eek:
     
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    Maybe we could compare photographs and see which is more popular?!
     
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    My moneys on 60532 - she's timeless and will never loose her looks! ;)

    Unlike Katy...... :eek:
     
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    She was rather tasty too! Mmmmm! Happy days!
     
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    Blimey, Blue Peter must have changed a bit since I was a kid!

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    On a serious note: Back in the day, they visited the loco "on shed" - I remember the story in the relevant Blue Peter annual.

    I don't suppose anyone can actually find the clip on youTube?

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    Tom
     
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    Here you go - you'll need to download the clip though ('the team steam ahead')!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/classic/bluepeter/valpetejohn/video/video3.shtml

    There is some home movie footage here as well:

     
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    Tom, I've tried to find the footage of 60532 at Doncaster on youtube but to no avail. I wouldn't mind seeing it though from the photos of it I've seen, the rolling stock in the backround is worth a second look (Eastern Region managers saloon the 100 class DMU?)
     
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    just a memory of her ambling along
     
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    Getting back on topic (!!) This does make the possibility of an A1/A2/A3/A4 line-up and all in working order a distinct possibility for perhaps 3-4 years' time.
     
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    Yes it would, with the likely contenders being 60163, 60532, 4472, 60009. Or if you really want froth why not include V2 and P2. Shildon has the space to line up that lot.
     
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    Another vote for Katy Hill.
     
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    another of BP
     
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