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  1. Gav106 replied to the thread Oswestry Update.

    Works perfectly for me. Some good images. Cheers for the blog.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 3:17 AM
  2. andrewshimmin liked LMS2968's post in the thread Best British Locomotive.

    The 'plug' valves were those recommended by Schmidt for use with his superheater, having only a single broad ring. The heads with narrow rings were already in use on the Horwich Crabs from their introduction in 1927.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 2:20 AM
  3. puffer-stuff has a new avatar.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 2:19 AM
  4. dhpaul liked Faol's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Dear Michael, thank you for outlining my work record with the WSR. However you need a few extra bits. 1971 to 1972 member of the steering committee forming the WSR. 1972 to 1974/5 Membership Secretary of the new WSRA, assistant to Harry Lee...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 1:42 AM
  5. Paul Kibbey liked Faol's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Dear Michael, thank you for outlining my work record with the WSR. However you need a few extra bits. 1971 to 1972 member of the steering committee forming the WSR. 1972 to 1974/5 Membership Secretary of the new WSRA, assistant to Harry Lee...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:59 AM
  6. Paul Kibbey liked Bean-counter's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Can I caution against a regime where 'everything in the hands of the Chairman'. ALL members, but especially volunteers, should feel part of 'their' railway and that they can make a contribution. Good leadership is vital to 'oil the wheels' of...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:56 AM
  7. fish7373 liked MarkinDurham's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    RIP Roland.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:54 AM
  8. fish7373 liked martin1656's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    I agree with the sentiments expressed RIP

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:54 AM
  9. fish7373 liked The Saggin' Dragon's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Sad news. A nice gentleman. I had the pleasure of meeting him some years back. RIP.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:54 AM
  10. Paul Kibbey liked Yorkshireman's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Exactly so. Indeed Ken has conributed a large amount of time, effort, and money to the WSR since the beginning of preservation. His efforts have had a consideranble positive effect on the WSR PLC and a number of associated organisations. There...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:53 AM
  11. Paul Kibbey liked Snifter's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Let's not forget Michael that Ken was front and centre in the efforts to remove the troublesome 6+1. Furthermore, in the past couple of years we have seen major progress on H&S under Ken's stewardship including some new processes which have been...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:52 AM
  12. fish7373 replied to the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Today but yesterday with flying scotsman. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-41666427

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:52 AM
  13. 35B liked GWR4707's post in the thread Saint Class 135 ish mph.

    It's presently away being rebuilt by Thompson.....

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:34 AM
  14. S.A.C. Martin replied to the thread Saint Class 135 ish mph.

    Fact checking is key. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamometer_car My apologies.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 12:25 AM
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