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  1. DismalChips replied to the thread All diesel traction gone by 2040 ?.

    I don't think for a moment he's seriously suggesting it. But even as a bit of frivolity it fails.

    Feb 13, 2018 at 2:27 PM
  2. DismalChips replied to the thread All diesel traction gone by 2040 ?.

    I wouldn't worry about banning diesel heritage, though. Heritage rail is a huge tourist industry and to deliberately hobble that, you'd have to be a bunch of absolute chancers with no interest in anything beyond your own personal advancement, no...

    Feb 13, 2018 at 2:26 PM
  3. DismalChips replied to the thread All diesel traction gone by 2040 ?.

    Led to this even more bloody stupid column: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/12/diesel-steam-trains-rail-electricity I'd consider pointing out why it would be astronomically expensive to implement and run if it weren't so...

    Feb 13, 2018 at 2:21 PM
  4. DismalChips liked siquelme's post in the thread 35011 General Steam Navigation.

    This weekend at the MHR we collected quite a few new components for the project. The first of these was the whistle valve we purchased from the 92 Squadron guys. We also collected several castings from the MHR including the Klinger valve handles...

    Feb 12, 2018 at 11:16 PM