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  1. Jamessquared replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    Indeed - all the more reason not to do the same with the far rarer and more valuable T3. And in our defence - the Yankie tank will soon be going under cover and getting a cosmetic restoration. Tom

    Apr 26, 2017 at 10:29 PM
  2. Jamessquared replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    Surely before there is any thought about steaming the loco, or which carriages it should haul, the number one priority for funding must be building undercover storage so it can be put on display without degrading? The answer given to @Spamcan81...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 9:34 PM
  3. Jamessquared liked andrewshimmin's post in the thread Holt extension.

    Only if you aren't reading the posts. The SVR had an available trackbed without obstacles. It did not have a busyish A road across the trackbed on the level, nor houses encroaching onto the trackbed. The stations were still there (apart from...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 9:29 PM
  4. Jamessquared replied to the thread Bluebell matters.

    Haven't seen the weekly traffic notice yet, but given that 847 on the goods will later be running a Wealden Rambler, I assume the goods will be in the morning. This page may well give you the answer quicker than me when the traffic notice comes...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 7:59 PM
  5. Jamessquared liked torgormaig's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Sorry Fred - you should know better than to take as gospel what you read on Nat Pres. I have the operating instructions, dated 15/4/17, which clearly state that on departure from the photo location at the Sidings Restaurant "Azuma sounds Warning...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 7:46 PM
  6. Jamessquared liked Spamcan81's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    I suspect you're hoping that torgormaig's post will settle the matter. Wouldn't hold your breath on that. :)

    Apr 26, 2017 at 6:42 PM
  7. Jamessquared liked Hampshire Unit's post in the thread National lineside permits.

    I think that is the nub of the matter -individual railways vary in their attitude to risk, and any railway must decide whether to accept or reject a "National Heritage PTS" based on their own risk assessment and cost benefit analysis, (which...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 3:38 PM