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Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway Discussion

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Charles Parry, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. JBTEvans

    JBTEvans New Member

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    Just seen the SDR posting that L92 (5786) is off to Chinnor until September.

    The loco roster only mentions 5542 until the end of July.

    Have they made an error, has something happened to 5542?

    Making it my mission to visit Chinnor, for the first time, in 2019.
     
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    L92 appears to have dropped off the loco roster. Is Chinnor now diesel only?
     
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    L92 is reported on the railway's Facebook page to be returning to the sdr due to problems with the boiler tubes

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    oh dear , theres not much about in the way of replacements
     
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    Is it possible to run a heritage railway without a steam loco?
     
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    Yes, but some people won't visit it.
     
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    Seems they are running diesel only at the mo.
     
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    I give you "Britain's most northerly heritage railway".
    https://keith-dufftown-railway.co.uk
     
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    Agreed steam adds an extra draw, but it isn't the be all and end all.
     
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    5526 in service from Sunday as the pannier replacement - fear not, worriers about lack of steam! Makes the SDR down two overall though I presume unless they can get the pannier sorted
     
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    Is 5526 remaining for the rest of the season?
     

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