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  1. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread Saphos Trains 2018.

    Yep. Still waiting.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 6:52 PM
  2. Bulleid Pacific liked Spamcan81's post in the thread 35018 British India Line.

    Now that would be worth a thread all of its own. :)

    Jan 17, 2018 at 5:51 PM
  3. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread 35018 British India Line.

    I think it's fair to say from the above barrage of posts that January is essentially the railway enthusiast's version of 'silly season'. Just give people a break and let 'em get on with it is what I say. If readers are having trouble dealing...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 12:37 AM
  4. Bulleid Pacific liked Spamcan81's post in the thread 35018 British India Line.

    Just visited the Icons of Steam website and whilst they say which locos are under overhaul, there is no detailed info as to the state of play and certainly no prediction of when any particular loco will return to steam That's all anyone needs to...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 12:23 AM
  5. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread Nelson and J36 headline Hornby's 2018 range.

    Have got 34050 on pre-order due to family members being volunteers in the ROC. However, this purchase is definitely the rarity, rather than the rule as it's gone far too expensive! I remember paying £85 for 34045 in 2008. Whilst I've been on...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 7:34 PM
  6. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread RTC 2018.

    Would five hours be enough time to turn at Eastleigh and service the locomotive? A fair point, all the same.

    Jan 13, 2018 at 11:03 PM
  7. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread RTC 2018.

    The alternative is that it goes around the Staines loop, which is normally met with sighs of despair from the timers; I can't say I mind that much. As I said, if things stack nicely together, it could be a pretty reasonable run, regardless of...

    Jan 13, 2018 at 8:31 PM
  8. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread RTC 2018.

    One to watch. I'm not planning on repeating the 19 tours I did last year; I've already got four booked, but the cost of hotels is starting to get too burdensome. I'm already minded to rule out a couple I was interested in doing this year.

    Jan 13, 2018 at 6:51 PM
  9. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread RTC 2018.

    Seems to be a couple more on the website (haven't noticed them before) surrounding the end of Southern steam in July, including this: http://www.railwaytouring.net/uk-day-trips/the-bournemouth-belle Providing the number of stops are minimised...

    Jan 13, 2018 at 2:38 PM
  10. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread 35018 British India Line.

    If it is indeed the RH cylinder, then the 35010 lot might have been interested, as I believe the same side was fractured, prompting 'Blue Star's withdrawal.

    Jan 12, 2018 at 7:48 PM
  11. Bulleid Pacific replied to the thread LSL Ltd / Icons of Steam fleet.

    Surely there are...

    Jan 11, 2018