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  1. 1020 Shireman liked Oswald T Wistle's post in the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22 April 2017 – 46115 Scots Guardsman hauling 11+POB Unlike many joining the train further south I was fortunate in being able to watch events unfold from the comfort of my armchair via OTT and NP. A brief...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 10:07 AM
  2. 1020 Shireman liked LMarsh1987's post in the thread Cathedrals Express to Stratford 22/04/17.

    Video stills [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    340052 Bishops Itchington.jpg 34052 'Lord Dowding' At Langley.jpg 34052 'Lord Dowding' Approaching Wilmcote.jpg Apr 24, 2017 at 8:27 AM
  3. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    Just like us Don!!!!

    Apr 24, 2017 at 8:18 AM
  4. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    Looking on RTT, can't find much recent use of Upperby Down Goods and the 'through sidings' to rejoin main between London Road and Petterill Bridge Jns.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 11:35 AM
  5. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    Not on the experience of previous CMSs and CCEs with 'Les'. Clocked 100-102 many times.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 10:40 AM
  6. 1020 Shireman liked iancawthorne's post in the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    Gallansay on the return. Super evening for the punters to return over the S&C. [IMG] https://www.flickr.com/photos/iancawthorne/34164468646

    Apr 23, 2017 at 10:26 AM
  7. 1020 Shireman liked Shep Woolley's post in the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    [ATTACH] LMS 7P Class 4-6-0 No. 46115 'Scots Guardsman' working the 'Cumbrian Mountain Express' through the Lune Gorge approaching Tebay [ATTACH] With the Pennines prominent in the background, LMS 7P Class 4-6-0 No. 46115 'Scots Guardsman'...

    CME Scot 3b.jpg CME Scot 5b.jpg Apr 23, 2017 at 10:26 AM
  8. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    According to RTT the Class 47 spent the afternoon in Preston and moved to Farington Curve Jn at 1737.

    Apr 22, 2017 at 5:59 PM
  9. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    We made right choice. Left Carlisle 91 late at 1623. We'd have had no chance of making the last Cardiff. Ah, hindsight, the only 'true' science - could have made it with 2 mins to spare. Who'd have thought it? Not us. Still too tight for it to...

    Apr 22, 2017 at 4:34 PM
  10. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    On train it appeared the decision not to allow the train around the Upperby Curve was made very late. Genuinely believe TM knew nothing of it nor did he have any idea of the return times. We like many others had to bail due to this uncertainty....

    Apr 22, 2017 at 4:24 PM
  11. 1020 Shireman liked Steve Franklin's post in the thread Cathedrals Express to Stratford 22/04/17.

    Looking good at Didcot North Junction today! [ATTACH]

    cathedrals_express.jpg Apr 22, 2017 at 3:13 PM
  12. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    Looked as it was going to be a cracking climb of Shap. Tebay 70; mp34 54; slip just after MP 34 3/4, dropped from 46 to 43, then went bit pear shaped; mp36 34; 36 1/4 32; 1/2 30; 3/4 28; mp37 27; 1/4 25ish. Slipped just after.

    Apr 22, 2017 at 3:11 PM
  13. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    On the London. Reported lineside fire at Tebay. Power switched off for short time for Fire Service to put fire out. Might have been a real fire.

    Apr 22, 2017 at 3:05 PM
  14. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    Yealand 35; MP13 65; MP 24 1/4 39: Looped at Grayrigg.

    Apr 22, 2017 at 1:34 PM
  15. 1020 Shireman replied to the thread The Cumbrian Mountain Express 22/4/17..

    Underway 1302.

    Apr 22, 2017 at 1:04 PM