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North Wales Coast Express

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by jonathonag, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. jonathonag

    jonathonag Well-Known Member

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    Morning all,

    Can anybody advise what is definitely running on this today? Been hearing its 45231?
     
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    And to add to the OP's first question, is the diesel on the rear or inside? I will probably nip to Winwick for the return if it's on the rear.

    Thanks, Neil.
     
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    47580 on the rear, four shots on the outward journey, with diesel assistance;

     
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    Thanks Austin, sounds like the diesel was doing a fair bit of work at all four locations.
     
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    Excellent as ever Austin - another set from this morning at Frodsham (x2) and Sandycroft:



    Chris
     
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    Well you must have been watching a different video then.

    Shot 3 I agree with but shots 1 & 2, no. Shot 4 it may have just been opening up.
     
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    Noticed uk steam is showing 61306 as a possible for the 1st September nwce.
     
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    Two shots of 45231 on the 4th. August NWCE at Northwich and between Greenbank and Cuddington

     
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    Nice shots Austin, pity about the dogs in the first shot and the clicking of a still camera in the second. Hey Ho. Anyway nice to see you again.
     
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    I'll take dogs over chainsaws Ralph! The clicking cameras have to be expected with a location like that unfortunately, each to their own. Good to see you too and I look forward to seeing your shot from the evening
     
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    A couple of shots of 45231 on this morning's NWCE - at Plumley Station and the other side of Cuddington from Austin's shot above:



    Chris
     
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    Mine took a bit longer, had to put in a couple of hours of garden duty when I got back in, :( then the rain came....:)

     
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    Anyone any idea why the late start this morning??
     
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    Anyone any idea why the late start this morning??


     
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    Brake problem I believe.
     
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    Thanks.

    The return seemed to be going OK and was on time.

     
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    Had an email from RTC this morning saying 61306 in on the NWCE on 08.09.13, curiously it gives the routing/times as Liverpool - Crewe - Chester - North Wales. As there is not enough time to turn the steam at Crewe it's either diesel hauled to Crewe with steam on the back and reverse, or local unit to Chester to connect.
     
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    NWCE on Sept 8th is now cancelled
     

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