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LT Class 20 Metropolitan Railtour - 29/04/18

Discussion in 'What's Going on' started by Paul.Uni, Jan 15, 2017.

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    http://class20locosociety.co.uk/blog/2017/1/london-underground-tour-class-20-hauled-to-quainton-road
     
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    LU used to have running powers to Quainton under old Met/GC arrangements from when the line was built. GW panniers used to run through to Aylesbury sometimes as part of the well known Croxley tip workings and I remember seeing an image of LU battery engines on a PW train to Aylesbury in the 80's or 90's so they were still active then. I wonder have those powers survived privatisation and if so if they are being used for this train? Anyone know?
     
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    http://class20locosociety.co.uk/blog/2017/1/repaint-planned-finally-underway-for-20227
     
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    Apparently the 4TC needed more work than anticipated? Hopefully we'll see it run at some point.
     
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    On Carl Watson's Eastleigh photos site there are pictures of the 4-TC having the horrible fake teak vinyl scraped off. Good.
     
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    Good indeed. Any bets being laid as to what livery will replace that?
     
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    Work on the 4TC confimed as the reason for postponement. http://class20locosociety.co.uk/events
    Personally I hope it won't be rescheduled the August BH Monday, as I have been unable to get that day off work.
     
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    According to Heritage Railway Magazine, the class 20s and a class 33 will haul the 4TC on Sunday 29th April. The train will run Wembley Park - Quainton Road for the railway centre. Afterwards the train will run to Marylebone before reversing to West Ruislip.
     
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    Mixing EE with sulzer is a dangerous mix.
     
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    You can probably guess where my interests lie but as long as it's mixed with 20 / 37 or 40 from the EE stable that's fine by me :D
     
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    Have you got an evil empire diesel loco with 750v ETH for the TC then?
     
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    From http://class20locosociety.co.uk/blog/2018/1/finally-its-happening---class-20-metropolitan-railtour
     
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    It says "this will be the first time a Class 20 locomotive will run in passenger service on LU infrastructure." Surely Class 20s have been used several times in Steam on the Met.
     
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    They need a proof reader, "break van" o_O and 33012 was a class 33 last time I saw it :eek:
    Interested in doing this if there's still any tickets left by the time I get to my PC.....
     

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