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The Gwili Railway thread

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Matt78, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. JWKB

    JWKB New Member

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    Will swap for milk tanker
     
  2. Matt78

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    Wouldn’t mind the Ivatt but that might be a bit of a stretch ☺️
     
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    Duty Druid Part of the furniture

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    You can have a Palvan. ;)
     
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    Duty Druid Part of the furniture

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    Well, if the owner ever moved to Wales you never know, but depends where........ until then, its not ours to give away & any way, we like it - tis a goodly little loco! :)
     
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    I mean, the TVR O1 (if it were running) would be a fair swap... We need a few nice pre-grouping things up the MHR! :p
     
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    From the latest volunteers newsletter:-

    AGM The Annual General Meeting of the Gwili Railway Co. Ltd. will take place at Llanpumsant Village Hall starting at 11.00am on Saturday 17th November 2018 followed by the Annual General Meeting of the Gwili Railway Preservation Society starting at 2pm. The Notice of the GRPS AGM may be found on the back page of your VNL
     
  8. Matt78

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    Update

    1. More parts of the Olwen puzzle

    2. Moorbarrow and Welsh Guardsman being prepped for the gala tomorrow. Come and join us for a day of action, including a 6- car special with these two engines in the afternoon.

    Regards

    Matt
     

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  10. Matt78

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    Hi all

    Pictures on the Facebook page (open access) of 0-6-0T “Jennifer” arriving from Llangollen as this year’s standby loco to “Welsh Guardsman”.

    https://m.facebook.com/TheGwiliSteamRailway/?tsid=0.8330611699663713&source=result

    Meanwhile the boiler of 0-6-0ST “Moorbarrow” has been removed from the frames and has been sent to the north of England for repair. 0-4-0ST “Olwen” is also progressing steadily with the frames being stripped and painted and we are also getting stuck into the construction of the loco pit in the shed.

    Also not forgetting TVR28 which sees regular work parties, which can also be followed on the TVR 28 Facebook page, again open access.

    Regards

    Matt
     
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    Jennifer in the West Wales rain,

    Regards

    Matt
     

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    What happened to Merlin?
     
  13. JWKB

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    Merlin left the railway a number of years ago. Do you you mean Moorbarrow, if so she is out of service after her boiler ticket expired.
     
  14. Matt78

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    Merlin left the Gwili in 1988, had various residences after that but is now at the Telford Steam Railway. Currently under repair I believe.

    Regards

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    Thanks Matt. I sorta remembered that Merlin had left but didn't recall where s/he was now. I remember Merlin fondly from the early 80s
     
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    Well it's farewell to all my friends at the Gwili as I've now moved over to the far side of England (which would mean a six hour drive to visit...)

    I will be keeping an eye on you from a distance though :eek: (you don't get let off that easily! :p :))

    Alan H.
     
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    Well Allan your always welcome back !
     
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    so a re-name is likely? Nenevalleyalan? Eppingandongaralan? Northnorfolkalan? Bressinghamgardensandsteammuseeumalan?
     
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    Maybe even KESRAlan... You'll just have to wait and see. :):);)
     
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    The KESR is one of the most friendly Railways I have visited in recent years.
     

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