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National Railway Museum

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

  1. Bikermike

    Bikermike Well-Known Member

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    Interestingly, another museum (the NMM) has backtracked a bit, and all credit to Drachinefel, he has gone back to credit it



    Possibly the important point is to put constructive feedback to the museum.
     
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    Station Hall to close from the 3rd of Jan for 18 months: https://www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/ab...-station-hall-close-temporarily-refurbishment

    South Yard and the miniature railway will be shut too, though they hope to figure out some sort of access for the summer, and are exploring how they can display Rocket elsewhere given its significance. No plans for additional catering, so the wee coffee bar in the great hall will be a bit overrun I reckon. Might be worth getting in a pre-Christmas visit.
     
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    18 months! 18! :eek: What are they doing, rebuilding it a brick at a time?
    Get the DIY SOS team in, they could probably do it in 18 days. ;):D
     
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    I can't find a thread on Mallard, but reading on faceache, Yes i know what you will all say, , someone reported that the NRM staff have let slip that there are plans to return Mallard to steam, Personally, i have to be sceptical about it,
    But how could it be done? LSL have a spare boiler, of the same type,it might be cheaper to overhaul that, and do a boiler swop, in return for an agreement to operate the engine, The NRM don't have any budget to overhaul anything now, so its going to have to rely on someone with the facilities, and deep pockets,
     
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