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The Great Britain XII - April/May 2019

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  1. CLN_WVR

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    At Bath and Whiteball

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    What a good looking Driver at Whiteball! .
     
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    46233 seen at the starting point at Paddington and acclerating through West Drayton station:
     
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    I'll bet you were enjoying it....
     
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    Is this public access? I can never find how to get to the tunnel.
     
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    Very nice
     
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    Is this the first time a Duchess has been as fas as Plymouth?
     
  11. torgormaig

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    No. The first time was 71 years ago on 18/5/1948 when 46236 City of Bradford reached Plymouth during the locomotive exchange trials held that spring.

    Peter
     
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    I'm fairly sure RTT doesn't retain pages of schedules that are in the past. Not sure at what point they disappear, but there will be something that deletes a bunch from time to time.
     
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    Any schedule over a week old drops out as part of the TSDB outage around 0200 on Sunday morning.

    Cheers, Neil
     
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    Dainton and Whiteball
     
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    Generally yes as far as RTT concerned (Open Time Trains data has a longer shelf life), but the booked and actual times for the Auld Reekie with Tornado in early March are still avaible as a link on UK main line steam for example. I always assumed UKMLS saved the RTT file after the tour, before RTT deleted it?

    Probably getting too techie and way off topic, so let's wait for the reports from those on board!
     
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    20-462-6233-DuchessOfSutherland_Whiteball (Large).jpg
     
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    No, but the farmer there is friendly if you ask nicely. Take your wellies, though. There's often rather deep mud
     
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    6233 herself was the first locomotive to take 10 over the South Devon Banks in preservation on The Mayflower on 27th October 2001.
     
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    Not sure if the farmer is still there. No sign of life at the property last year when we were down.
     
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    Not as good as the fireman though!! :))) A good day had I am sure with him!
     
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