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Gradient profiles of Heritage Railways

Discussion in 'Heritage railways & Centres in the Uk' started by Jamessquared, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. mattuk1980

    mattuk1980 New Member

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    Thank you.

    Yep - the gradient is out biggest asset, even with three coaches locos have to work hard. More so when we used to top and tail.
     
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  3. Pete Thornhill

    Pete Thornhill Part of the furniture Staff Member Moderator

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    Can vouch for that 1501 sounded great up there last year!
     
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    How many times must I have looked at that and not noticed.
     
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    Robin White Resident of Nat Pres

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    Impossible to proof read your own stuff.

    Interesting how Tenterden Bsnk is an order of magnitude different from the rest of the Railway.

    I was out one evening long long ago with 'Frim' on a pump trolley for some reason now lost in the mists of time when he had a hay fever attack and I had to pump us both back up the bank to get help. Not sure I could do that now....

    Robin
     
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    Steve Resident of Nat Pres Friend

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    Deliberate, methinks:)
     
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    John Stewart Part of the furniture

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    I suppose you're alright once you reach the sand quarry.;)
     
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    East somerset railway. Diagram from Richard Harman's 'The East Somerset and Cheddar Valley Lines". Mendip Vale is towards the bottom of the 1 in 56 heading to Shepton.[​IMG]
     

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