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Belmond British Pullman 15/07/17

Discussion in 'What's Going on' started by 73082, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. 73082

    73082 New Member

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    Looks like all ran okay again today with Clan Line. My photo below is from Rockshaw Road, Merstham, where 35028 came storming past. Also below is a video featuring the run today, as well as footage of the two private charters earlier in the week, for those who are interested.

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    Was it priming in the last shot?.
     
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    Some shots from outside Albury today - nicely going up to Gomshall

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    Certainly looks like it to me!
     
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    'Clan Line' seen at Victoria (Twice), restarting from a signal check at Mortlake and Storming through Merstham:
     
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    What are we looking for? Is the white exhaust or something else. Not an expert on priming locos but I thought they had to be nursed along until the problem is sorted?
     
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    Going by the thick white exhaust and the sound of it I would say so.

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    The thick white exhaust that's coming from the very rim of the chimney is the biggest clue. There should normally be a gap between the chimney and the exhaust, but as it's picking up water there isn't. Plus the woolly noise isn't wonderful either.
     
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    A short video clip from a foot crossing near Albury

     
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    That shows at least two sleepers in need of repacking. It can't be doing the rail any good to be bending so much with every axle that passes.
     
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    Oddly enough the inspection train ran in the opposite direction slightly earlier

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    Was that the first outing this time around for the 'Black' Nameplates?
     
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    Interesting I hadn't noticed that - certainly they were red for the "Bournemouth Belle", the "Waterloo Sunset" and the private charters on 7th, 10 & 11th so looks like it
     
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    Red plates for high days and holidays, black plates for normal working days. Normal service has been resumed... :)
     
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    Black plates for Belmond. Red for enthusiast stuff.
     
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    Duty Druid Resident of Nat Pres

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    Sure about that?.........

    MHR SSG 2014........

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    Please don't start a nameplate livery debate!
     
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    Duty Druid Resident of Nat Pres

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    You probably just have.......... :rolleyes:

    All I was doing was responding to @Big Al's post. ;)
     
  19. Big Al

    Big Al Resident of Nat Pres Staff Member Moderator Friend

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    Well, yes, but clearly there are exceptions and it appears that our friends at the MHR were seen as one!
     
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    On the bridge notice it says SLUE. What the hell is that? SLEW surely.
     

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