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(RTC) The Christmas White Rose - 14/12/19

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Will RL, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. Johnb

    Johnb Resident of Nat Pres

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    I think the steam needed for train heat is fairly insignificant but I remember a trip to Liverpool in 1963 when the EE Type 4 (Class 40 to those of a younger generation) hauling our train ground to halt at Bletchley with black smoke pouring out from around the rear bogie. It was quickly replaced by a grubby Black 5. The heating was then turned off but whether this was due to a fault or the driver deciding he would need all the steam the boiler could produce to keep the 16 coach train on the move I don’t know. This was in the big freeze but the uncomfortable journey was more than made up for by the sound of a Black five being thrashed to death all the way to Scouse Town.
     
  2. Victor

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    Ian, it's nearly 11:30, shouldn't you be at a wedding?:Resistanceisfutile:
     
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    Spamcan81 Nat Pres stalwart

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    The wedding was last Monday Victor. At 12:15 I'll have been a married man for all of a week. :)
     
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    :oops::oops: Whoops. A week ago you say...........do you think it will last??;)
     
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    Tornado on Saturday's Christmas White Rose, seen at speed on some occasions and being serviced at York:
     
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    I'm a tad worried that she's just taken out a rather large life insurance policy in my name. :)
     
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    Anybody know which class 47? Thanks
     
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    Many thanks
     

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