If you register, you can do a lot more. And become an active part of our growing community. You'll have access to hidden forums, and enjoy the ability of replying and starting conversations.

Belmond Pullman 17/05/17

Discussion in 'What's Going on' started by gwr4090, May 8, 2017.

  1. gwr4090

    gwr4090 Part of the furniture Friend

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2005
    Messages:
    2,789
    Likes Received:
    188
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Scientist (Rtd)
    Location:
    Dorset
    Not much sign of Clan Line going on test yet, though the next Belmond Pullman is only a week away (17 May to Bristol). Not sure if there is a standby loco.
     
  2. Steamage

    Steamage Part of the furniture

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2005
    Messages:
    4,214
    Likes Received:
    583
    Location:
    Oxford
    I hear on the grapevine that Braunton will deputise again
     
    mike1522 likes this.
  3. pwsw5054

    pwsw5054 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2016
    Messages:
    111
    Likes Received:
    135
    Gender:
    Male
    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    Yes I am an active volunteer
  4. Big Al

    Big Al Resident of Nat Pres Staff Member Moderator Friend

    Joined:
    May 30, 2009
    Messages:
    9,846
    Likes Received:
    5,915
    Location:
    Hampshire
    Highly likely that UKsteam hasn't picked up the gauging issue at Thatcham that prevents Braunton from using the Berks and Hants route in the up direction.
     
  5. gwr4090

    gwr4090 Part of the furniture Friend

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2005
    Messages:
    2,789
    Likes Received:
    188
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Scientist (Rtd)
    Location:
    Dorset
    That is correct. Return is via Swindon. I was showing the alternative path via Salisbury.
     
  6. Deepgreen

    Deepgreen Member

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2010
    Messages:
    373
    Likes Received:
    62
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Operational Business Improvement Manager, LU.
    Location:
    Betchworth, Surrey
    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    No I do not currently volunteer
    The UKSteam times show it via Newbury after Didcot! Something's amiss, I think. 'Tornado' is also shown as the likely loco - I hadn't realised it was in the south again.
     
  7. CLN_WVR

    CLN_WVR New Member

    Joined:
    May 11, 2017
    Messages:
    63
    Likes Received:
    27
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Hamsphire-Surrey border
    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    No I do not currently volunteer
    At the moment the weather forecast is not looking good for the return journey
     
  8. steamvideosnet

    steamvideosnet Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2011
    Messages:
    1,454
    Likes Received:
    826
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Southampton, UK
    Tornado appeared on a BBC Look North video on Facebook last night in steam. Graeme Bunker confirmed Tornado would be on the BBP.

    James
     
  9. free2grice

    free2grice Part of the furniture

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2005
    Messages:
    3,514
    Likes Received:
    441
    Occupation:
    Rolls-Royce aero engineer
    Location:
    Bath Green Park / Mangotsfield
    Last edited: May 16, 2017
  10. Romsey

    Romsey Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2007
    Messages:
    1,014
    Likes Received:
    50
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Close to Spike Island
    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    Yes I am an active volunteer
    Confirmed on Special Traffic Notice as 60163, subject to normal caveats about FTR exams.

    Cheers, Neil
     
  11. Johnb

    Johnb Part of the furniture

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2014
    Messages:
    5,254
    Likes Received:
    3,050
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Retired, best job I've ever had
    Location:
    Buckinghamshire
    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    No I do not currently volunteer
    Depends if they need train heat
     
  12. alastair

    alastair Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2005
    Messages:
    808
    Likes Received:
    315
    Every time I have seen the Surrey Hills belmond it has had it's own genny car for ETH in the train, surely the Bristol trip will be the same?
     
  13. ahardy

    ahardy Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2007
    Messages:
    351
    Likes Received:
    50
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Tenterden
    Tornado all prepped and ready to go. No diesel booked other than the usual shove out of Vic. Give us a wave if you are out seeing us.
     
    free2grice likes this.
  14. OldGit

    OldGit New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2012
    Messages:
    128
    Likes Received:
    58
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Sutton, Surrey
    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    No I do not currently volunteer
    Great! Give us a toot at Barnes Bridge.
    No plans for another ton today?
     
  15. free2grice

    free2grice Part of the furniture

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2005
    Messages:
    3,514
    Likes Received:
    441
    Occupation:
    Rolls-Royce aero engineer
    Location:
    Bath Green Park / Mangotsfield
    Tornado departed from London Victoria on time. The diesel arrived at Stewarts Lane at 09:00. :) <BJ>
     
  16. free2grice

    free2grice Part of the furniture

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2005
    Messages:
    3,514
    Likes Received:
    441
    Occupation:
    Rolls-Royce aero engineer
    Location:
    Bath Green Park / Mangotsfield
    Good to see Tonado today although I managed to get rather wet while waiting for her. :( <BJ>

    [​IMG]
     
  17. pwsw5054

    pwsw5054 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2016
    Messages:
    111
    Likes Received:
    135
    Gender:
    Male
    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    Yes I am an active volunteer


    Accelerating out of Bath through Sydney Gardens
     
    1020 Shireman, cg and CLN_WVR like this.
  18. CLN_WVR

    CLN_WVR New Member

    Joined:
    May 11, 2017
    Messages:
    63
    Likes Received:
    27
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Hamsphire-Surrey border
    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    No I do not currently volunteer
    OldGit likes this.

Share This Page