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« Reply #240 on: March 21, 2019, 09:11:42 pm »

So what is the attraction, a steam engine on a steam railway, yes it ran at 100 miles an hour, not the first steam engine to do so?
Its also the wrong colour and has two extra bits on the front.....
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« Reply #241 on: March 21, 2019, 09:13:04 pm »

Yes, and I much prefer the other engine in the background of that last photograph Grin
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« Reply #242 on: March 21, 2019, 09:29:23 pm »

Yes, and I much prefer the other engine in the background of that last photograph Grin

Or even better ... something from this page
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« Reply #243 on: March 21, 2019, 10:33:14 pm »

Yes, and I much prefer the other engine in the background of that last photograph Grin

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« Reply #244 on: March 22, 2019, 02:25:27 am »



On tour - from Rail Advent

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The Epping Ongar Railway has announced steam locomotive 419 will be visiting the line in 2019.

419 will be visiting the line for their Steam Gala, which is to be held from the 7th to the 9th June 2019.

The Caledonian tank appears alongside the home fleet of locomotives at the line.
 
The locomotive appears thanks to the Scottish Railway Preservation Society.

No. 419 returned to steam in October 2018 and is based at the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway in Scotland. The locomotive has not visited England since 1982 and is its first visit to the EOR.

The locomotive was built by the Caledonian Railway at St Rollox Works, Glasgow, in 1907 and was designed by J.F. Mcintosh for branch line work before its career was ended on pilot duties for British Railways at Carstairs.

An appropriate style of locomotive for heritage branch lines.
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