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LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2019

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Big Al, Jan 3, 2019.

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    Looks like it's been auto activated 2 hours before departure, so unlikely to run anyway.
     
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    It is running - just checked. It will be interesting to see what it is.
     
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    It’s on the move
     
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    Ah fair enough, my mistake. Nothing I can see on the gen groups about it, except that it seems to return on Friday.
     
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    I believe there is a 47 at eastleigh that's had some work done? Guessing this is either a swap or something going to pick up said 47
     
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    BR Blue Class 47 No. D1733 & a Statesman Rail mk2a BFK NO. 17080 according to a poster on WNXX
     
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    Don't see how it can be steam. Where are the water stops and the sensible spells between them?
     
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    Confirmed when seen passing Eastleigh.
    Ran via Chandlers Ford, not Southampton.

    Cheers, Neil
     
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    RTT showing paths for Carnforth-Hellifield-Blackburn-Preston-Carnforth (5M50) tomorrow and Friday. These are not Q paths. Something on test?
     
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    A big red Pacific would be nice..
     
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    Wouldn't it just! :)
     
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    Doubt it will be a red Pacific. It hasn't done a light test yet
     
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    Without knowing the scale of repairs carried out at 10A, bottom end work may not have been necessary, so the need for a light test likewise, from memory the prime reason she required attention was boiler.
     
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    Is there anything at Carnforth that has had a light test and is awaiting a loaded one?
     
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    In a word no ;)
     
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    I heard that they had to do some work on the valves/lubrication. Maybe light run to Hellifield on Wednesday, reverse to Carnforth if necessary or continue round the loop if everything is ok followed by loaded run on Friday. We must be patient
     
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