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MHR Restorations and Overhauls

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by LN850, May 21, 2010.

  1. martin butler

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    Its a good job that the MHR isnt Peel Holdings, by now they would have claimed 73096 and cut it up and pocketed the proceeds
     
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    Popped in to Ropley today. I don't think there's much chance of 1450 being used tomorrow on a photo charter. There wasn't any smoke coming out of the chimney.
     
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    Duty Druid Part of the furniture

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    Different story this time next week though! :)
     
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    Has 73096 left the Mid Hants yet or will it still be there next saturday
     
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    Still there today.
     
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    I was asking as i'm hoping to get upto to visit the mid hants next saturday and wondered if she would still be, and a second little bit would the workshops be open next weekend at the autumn gala and is it also possible to view both 80150 & 34058 at the gala
     
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    80150 and 34058 are still out of view from memory.
     
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    Notice from one of the photos that the blue Class37 was in service. Are all three 37's still on the railway, or has 37905 or 37901 left?
     
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    The blue 37 had brought the ECS for the RAT up to Ropley. 905 and 901 are still at the railway. The three 37s seem to be used in rotation.
     
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    All three class 37s are still on the railway. 37324 was used yesterday to bring the RAT stock up from Alresford to Ropley in the late afternoon. This allows the rostered steam loco to pick up the RAT stock from Ropley for the trip to Alton.
     
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    We were top and tailed with the 37 London end, Nellie facing Country.
     
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    I thought 901 was supposed to have left after the cranks gala.........
     
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    There was talk of 901 going but the move was cancelled. On the diesel front I hear 27007 is making good progress at Medstead. With any luck we could have a mini in house diesel gala in the future.
     
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    I hear that they have 6 months to get things sorted........ or off they go, hence the frenzy at Medstead - how much truth there is in that, I don't know - but given the Peak has gone........ never mind how long the 27 has sat around with nothing happening, I reckon there's a grain of truth in there somewhere.........

    Christ, I must be ill talking about b b boxes........... nurse, nurse I need me medicine, nurse nurse................
     
  16. martin butler

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    its the week end, you are the nurse, :eek: do the crews mind you wearing your nurses uniform when driving?;)
     
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    Oh no not again - I told you NOT to say anything............ :mad::(:eek:

    PMSL!

    And what are you dressed as this evening dear?................. :eek::eek::eek:

    As for driving, you know the only thing I drive down there is a paint brush NOT a loco......... o_O its much safer! :)
     
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    french maid, oh heck, ive just laddered me tights
     
  19. Duty Druid

    Duty Druid Part of the furniture

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    Oooo la la lol!

    You need to start taking your pills again! :confused:
     
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    925 on the Belle, Clydebridge and Nelson on the RAT for 1 1/2 trips, then Nellie left all on his own at Alresford before running light loco to Ropley
    Must say I rather like the livery on Clydebridge.... d6836 currently sitting in front of Thumper unit, almost over the Jacklyn's lane bridge at Alresford

    [​IMG]Whole Nelson by Arle Images, on Flickr
     
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