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  1. Hicks19862 replied to the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    Think I had read that Oprtation Coach Belle was undertaken in under 24 hours. May be completely wrong. But must have been done very quickly, considering it was across one of the main routes in to the town centre, at a time when there were less...

    May 21, 2017 at 3:43 PM
  2. Hicks19862 liked SteveA's post in the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    Surprisingly one of the first, if not the first, loco steamed on the NNR was J15 65462. It was steamed in 1968 and was known to have been test run at Sheringham before it was failed with a cracked firebox and leaking tubes. As mentioned above the...

    May 20, 2017 at 7:54 PM
  3. Hicks19862 liked M59137's post in the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    Carriage & Wagon update: C&W Blog - May Part 3

    May 20, 2017 at 9:46 AM
  4. Hicks19862 replied to the thread Southwold Steam Works.

    I'm very happy the trust is forging ahead with the visitor centre. On a sceptical note, I can't see the line being fully relaid. To get to the next station along the line at Walberswick they have to cross a river. The route to Blythburgh seems to...

    May 19, 2017 at 9:27 PM
  5. Hicks19862 liked 26D_M's post in the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    Now the mainstay of the Ribble Steam Railway, Preston, named 'Courageous'.

    May 19, 2017 at 8:20 PM
  6. Hicks19862 liked GWR Man.'s post in the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    Birchenwood No 4 WB 16" 0-6-0ST WN 2680 1944 ex Birchenwood coke works.

    May 19, 2017 at 5:05 PM
  7. Hicks19862 replied to the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    Anyone know anything about the blue saddletank behind John D Hammer in that pic? Not seen it on any pics of the NNR before.

    May 19, 2017 at 4:22 PM
  8. Hicks19862 replied to the thread Southwold Steam Works.

    I guess after so many years of struggling to find a site they are eager to get it open to the public.

    May 19, 2017 at 4:20 PM
  9. Hicks19862 liked 61624's post in the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    I don't think Ring Haw arrived there till the early 70s, so I'd guess at the Manning Wardle 0-6-0ST - was it "Conway"? - or the Peckett 0-6-0ST that is now at N. Tyneside Railway Museum.

    May 19, 2017 at 12:49 PM
  10. Hicks19862 liked Matt37401's post in the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    At a guess I'd say Ring Haw.

    May 19, 2017 at 12:49 PM
  11. Hicks19862 replied to the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    Just wondered, what was the first operational steam locomotive on the NNR?

    May 19, 2017 at 9:13 AM
  12. Hicks19862 replied to the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    It looks fantastic. Just needs the BR emblem on the tender. Would be nice to see it in a War Department scheme at some point in the future.

    May 18, 2017 at 12:41 PM