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Andrew Barclay 1931 at Didcot

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by malc, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. malc

    malc New Member

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    I notice that the loco roster for Didcot Railway Centre shows Andrew Barclay 1931 working on every operating day in July from tomorrow. This loco is normally based at Rocks by Rail (formerly Rutland Railway Museum), so is this just a temporary loan to cover for Didcot's current shortage of steam locos, or is it a permanent move?
     
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    Temporary hire for the summer season I believe.
     
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    It's been hired in to raise the blood pressure of NP posters ;)
     
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    no need to be antagonistic
     
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    Sidmouth Part of the furniture Staff Member Moderator

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    @Reading General its the summer , too hot for most posters , no exhaust for the photographers and no football to distract attention .
     
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    It's ok, I'm sure if they paint it bronze green and add a set of GW style number plates so it blends in that it will appease the purists...... ;-)
     
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    Only those with a peculiar obsession for Middle Chrome Green. The rest of us just smile.
     
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    A bit of slug tape around the top of the chimney and noone will know the difference.
     
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