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The Great Britain XII - April/May 2019

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by steamvideosnet, Aug 31, 2018.

  1. CLN_WVR

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    Some shots from Day 2 (Dawlish, Newton St Loe & 2 shots at Brewham Bank) - after two overcast locations I caught a break with Brewham Bank, but only just as the cloud cover and train were racing each other up the climb ;)

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    I checked RTT for the timings of day 3 just after you wrote your message. They were available then as they are now at 19:30. Below is the link you require.
    http://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/U52026/2019/04/29/advanced

    I saw the train powering up the incline at Whiteball and decided to try to see it again after Bristol. I was very lucky to catch it as the train gained 3 mins plus an additional 11 mins by not stopping at Bristol Temple Meads. My lucky break. <BJ>
     
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    Curious,I checked Shrewsbury and Hereford before I posted and again just now and it doesn't show using those points,although the diesel move does !
    Obviously a glitch in the system.
    Thanks for the link
     
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    Ensure that you choose ALL SERVICES in the 'services?' options. Hopefully that will help you. <BJ>
     
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    Just watched the clip of 6233 on Hemerdon and personally it saddens me to see a loco being flogged to death like that! :(
     
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    Thanks BJ,it does show up on that but not on the "non-passenger"heading I usually click-on in the services box ! First time I have come across that
     
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    I enjoyed our brief visit and always do, a very beautiful railway.
     
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    Any alternative suggestion?
     
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    A Spam would've wanted help, more like!.
     
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    I don't think so.
     
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    I’m not sure it is being flogged , excellent enginemanship to keep the engine going at the top of the bank . Safety valves feathering
     
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    I wonder if the driver was thinking 'I wish I had a box on the back@
     
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    Is No.9's participation on this tour in doubt after the broken spring at Carlisle earlier?
     
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    Ian, Tangmere is a freak and bears no resemblance whatsoever, other than looks, to 34081.
    The last time I saw her she was climbing Sapperton with steam leaking from just about everywhere, but she made it.


    Anyway, I’m guilty of thread drift so back to GB 12.
     
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    depends if a spare is readily available
     
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    ....... and what of Stranraer, the highlight of the trip? No timings yet.
     
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    Suggest you say that face to face to the locomotive (and support) crew rather than hide behind a computer screen (or what ever). They are caring and showing respect to the locomotive and as Sidmouth stated, safety valves feathering as expected and got the train to the top with considerable enginemanship.
     
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    The passengers have the timings.
     

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