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Discussion in 'National Railway Museum' started by admin, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. D1002

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    Not disputing the loss of insects, but surely aerodynamics are a factor here. Modern vehicles are much more streamlined nowadays, and insects are more likely to get stunned in the airflow and end up on the road. Birds have sussed this, particularly the Corvids, as you will often see them on the hard shoulder of motorways stuffing their faces.
     
  2. torgormaig

    torgormaig Part of the furniture Friend

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    Indeed, it was 45 years ago today.

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    This was posted on the official NRM Instagram page

    READ the description......

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  6. Jamessquared

    Jamessquared Nat Pres stalwart

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    Is that a Royal Scot in the background auditioning for the role of future Flying Scotsman? ;)

    Tom
     
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    Or a starring role in a future Thomas the Tank Engine book?

    [​IMG]
     
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    Where’s the other 5? ;)
     
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    I was more taken aback by the blatant inaccuracies!

    That’s not Coronation Scot, and the train of that name did not run nonstop.

    This is the NRM, guardian of our rail history ffs.
     
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    I wonder if you would get any response if you pointed out the glaring error to them?
     
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    It says a lot about the current state of the NRM that it needs to be pointed out.
     
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    I did, on their Instagram post. Not been back to check yet ....


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    I have just read in Railway Magazine that Sir Peter Hendy has joined the NRM Advisory Board. Can this be true, a railwayman advising a tarted-up cafe? :Caffeinefix:
    Very strange.
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    “We said goodbye to North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) No.1 last week, as it left for its new home at Locomotion.

    In its day, this fascinating little battery loco could run for up to six hours and haul a load of more than four times its weight at 11mph, on one charge! Not bad for an early EV.”
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