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Gwili Arrival

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Matt78, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. Matt78

    Matt78 Well-Known Member

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    Hunslet Austerity 3829 has today arrived at the Gwili Railway from the Swansea Vale Railway. Loco is non operational at present, bottom end has received a full overhaul, boiler needs the usual retube and firebox work. No date for a return to steam.
     
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    got any pics matt?? looking forward to seeing it when im next down. dewi told me the bad news about guardsman
     
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    I'll try and get some pics on the weekend.
     
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    Picture of the new arrival attached
     

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    Cant be much (if anything) left at ex SVR now ........ did the North British turn up at Gwili yet?
     
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    Yes....see the picture

    (with apologies for posting a diesel pic on the Steam thread.....)
     
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    looking nice matt! i haulwen fixed yet?? heard about welsh guardsman the otherday! not good by the sounds of it
     
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    What's happened to Welsh Guardsman ???? Please (apols if posted elsewhere)
     
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    Welsh Guardsman

    The firebox of Welsh Guardsman has been checked for thickness and the plates have been deemed too thin for another 10 year ticket..so new firebox required......
     

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