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LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2017

Discussion in 'What's Going on' started by Big Al, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. Bulleid Pacific

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    8 and an idling 67. I wish them all the best.
     
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    Just left York...right time.
     
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    York to Tollerton in a fraction over 10 minutes according to RTT, start to pass 60mph or thereabouts?

    James
     
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    A mate has spotted 'Tornado' just south of Darlington South Jn, doing around 77/78 with load 9 and a dead 67.
     
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    York to Darlington, 44miles 10 chains. Completed by Tornado in 42 minutes according to RTT. A slow pass at Thirsk (lost 3 minutes between Skelton Jc and Thirsk), average 60mph Thirsk to Northallerton then Northallerton-Darlington (14miles 10 chains pass to pass in 10 minutes, average of 80 on that last section if I've worked that out correctly?

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    EDIT: Darlington pass to Ferryhill S Jc pass, 12miles 7chains in 8 minutes 15 seconds according to RTT, average of 87.
     
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    A friend, who's 81, has just phoned. He was on Northallerton station. His words? "E, it wer goin' like the clappers!" Bless him.:)
     
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    The higher speed will probably be on the return, as happened with 60019 in 2013.
     
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    She's booked to run Ferryhill - York in 45 minutes on the return. 56.25 miles in 45 minutes is an average of 75 pass to stop. I'd imagine you're right! :)

    James
     
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    Flying Scotsman passing South Croydon this morning working to East Grinstead.

     
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    I can almost hear the roar from the escaping steam from here! Looks like a big 'thumbs up' being given from the chap leaning from the cab :)
     
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    62005 in steam yesterday so no surprise it's active .
     
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    This one's been known about for a while. NELPG were discussing what was needed before today's run - weighing was one check to be done.
     
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    Footage of 62005 on the light test run .

     
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    62005 LE 1b.jpg

    LNER K1 Class 2-6-0 No. 62005 'Lord of the Isles' passing Starricks on a jolly to Hellifield and back
     
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    Steve I think you'll find that 62005 hasn't worn the Lord of the Isles nameplates for a few years.Just an observation.
     
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