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  1. gricerdon replied to the thread Dalesman 2017 from York or Chester to Carlisle.

    £59 isn't it?

    May 23, 2017 at 9:35 PM
  2. gricerdon replied to the thread Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala 21st-24th September 2017.

    Or even Bulleid if auto correct will allow it

    May 23, 2017 at 9:30 PM
  3. gricerdon replied to the thread Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala 21st-24th September 2017.

    Bullied please

    May 23, 2017 at 9:29 PM
  4. gricerdon liked Fred Kerr's post in the thread LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2017.

    It does beg the question however if there is the opportunity to "think outside the box" a little and use a "ghost" path. In the case of 35028 for example agree a "Q" path which woulds operate at short notice and the loco-owners have all the...

    May 22, 2017 at 8:20 PM
  5. gricerdon liked Johnb's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 20/05/17.

    A message to the whingers, I think I said it sometime ago, way back in the days of SLOA in the early 80s I went to a talk by Dick Hardy on the challenges of running steam on the modern railway. In his opinion it would eventually become impossible...

    May 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM
  6. gricerdon replied to the thread [May 27, 2017] Isle of wight steam railway May gala (Ryde Isle of Wight).

    Presumably Ashey request stops as usual?

    May 20, 2017 at 7:49 PM
  7. gricerdon replied to the thread 'Flying Scotsman'. Shrewsbury - Cardiff - Bristol. 19/05/17.

    Yes and that's why my only main line run with FS so far was the press run in February last year. Shame because it seems to be a good free running loco. I wonder when it will next run DL free. Yes I know it did on GBX

    May 20, 2017 at 8:17 AM
  8. gricerdon replied to the thread 'Flying Scotsman'. Shrewsbury - Cardiff - Bristol. 19/05/17.

    The train didn't need to be turned, just the engine as Tornado on 1st March

    May 20, 2017 at 8:13 AM
  9. gricerdon replied to the thread [May 27, 2017] Isle of wight steam railway May gala (Ryde Isle of Wight).

    That's great . Thanks. We will be there

    May 20, 2017 at 8:04 AM
  10. gricerdon replied to the thread Tornado Paddington/Penzance 29/05/17.

    And they have the influence to recover from problems i.e The Talisman

    May 19, 2017 at 7:56 PM
  11. gricerdon liked Big Al's post in the thread Tornado Paddington/Penzance 29/05/17.

    Nowadays I think that the TOC is responsible for proposing a path and NR 'just' validates or tweaks it. That said, the fact that it is as quick as it is is quite impressive.

    May 19, 2017 at 7:53 PM
  12. gricerdon replied to the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 20/05/17.

    I ought to be on it really but too much to do at home. Must try to get another run with 46115 before it comes off for overhaul.

    May 19, 2017 at 7:51 PM
  13. gricerdon replied to the thread The Great Britain X - 29/04/17 to 07/05/17.

    Yes next issue and the run with 5029 has also been in HR. This run for me was one of the best since 1967.

    May 19, 2017 at 7:47 PM
  14. gricerdon replied to the thread 'Flying Scotsman'. Shrewsbury - Cardiff - Bristol. 19/05/17.

    Why is the 47 there ?

    May 19, 2017 at 7:41 PM
  15. gricerdon replied to the thread [May 27, 2017] Isle of wight steam railway May gala (Ryde Isle of Wight).

    Is the changeover at 1454 to Smallbrook? I am trying to plan our day.

    May 19, 2017 at 4:33 PM