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  1. Hermod replied to the thread Will standard gauge steam railways ever be able to order a new loco ?.

    I visited Bluebell and Severn in 1975 and liked it very much. Tank, not tender engines I would say. Maximum speed 40 mph?4 feet drivers OK? Max axle load 15 tons and 60 tons ahesive? 2-8-2 three cylinder compound. A bit of angle grinding platform...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 6:13 PM
  2. Hermod replied to the thread P2 Locomotive Company and related matters.

    What was name of said driver and can one read more?

    Jul 20, 2017 at 4:45 PM
  3. Hermod replied to the thread P2 Locomotive Company and related matters.

    The P1 was best looking LNER locomotive according to mr Bulleid. With three inches smaller and five instead of four sets of driving wheels,and three cylinders it will be magnificent and hard to beat. Smother riding than 9F and nicer looking

    Jul 19, 2017 at 8:48 PM