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Nene Valley Railway

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Luke McMahon, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. David likes trains

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    The other engine in steam on Sunday was the 0-8-0 Polish Tank, which I had a couple of rides behind.
    Looks like the Danish 0-6-0 is progressing nicely in the workshop.

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    NVR Wagon Group are running another of their popular Freight Driving Experiences which will be held on Friday 22nd April 2022 using Class 14 9529 as motive power.

    16 places in total (8 each in morning & afternoon), light refreshment included, two complete round trips with a couple of goes at driving. Ride in the brake van(s) on a loose coupled freight when not on the footplate, space for a +1 to ride in brake van with you. £150 per person.

    Full details and booking here: https://nvr.org.uk/product.php/297/freight-driver-experience-2022

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    LNER K4 Class 2-6-0 3442 THE GREAT MARQUESS visited the Nene Valley in 1995; here's four and a bit minute clip of it in action:



    TTFN,

    Ron.
     
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    Here's another video of THE GREAT MARQUESS in 1995:



    Hope it's of interest.

    TTFN,

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    Another short clip from the Nene Valley Railway in 1995:



    Ron.
     
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    A few recognisable faces there in the pw gang.
     
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    How many are still active I wonder?
     
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    THE GREAT MARQUESS at Wansford again, together with a clip inside the signal box:



    TTFN,

    Ron.
     
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    A short video of the Nene Valley Railway in 1995 when it was celebrating 150 years of railways in Peterborough:



    It features 35005 CANADIAN PACIFIC with a shot of 45596 BAHAMAS at the end. Further videos from this event to follow...

    TTFN,

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    Just heard from my parents who were on a very truncated round trip that 92 squadron is setting fire to things today.
     
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    Was that why it was taken off the train at Wansford after returning from Yarwell Junction then? I was watching it via Railcam - this was about the time of your post.
     
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    As a result of a line side fire, the NVR has instigated a steam ban with immediate effect.
     
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    That's a pain for you :(
     
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    C’est la vie. Have the delights of the Swedish railcar instead.
     
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    With or without trailer?

    Edit: with, I note from Railcam.
     
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    The launch into traffic of the Swedish trailer car is quite significant for being one of the first major railcar restoration projects to launch since Covid hit.

    It's a bit of a flag bearer for the idea that the railcar movement is now recovering and slowly retuning to the restoration activity essential to long term sustainability.

    A credit to its owners and of course unique in the UK!

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    I must go and have a ride in it at some point.
     
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    I’m guessing the trailer for Helga’s now up and running? Any photos?
     
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    Not mine.

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