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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #45 on: November 19, 2017, 09:24:03 am »


No, it's not Port Perran!  The locomotives there are cleaner.

It looks like the current fashion for weathering model railway locomotives has extended to 1:1 scale.

57xx 0-6-0PT No. 5764 waiting for its next duty at Bridgnorth.  No, the Table-Top Railway certainly won't be allowing its locomotives to look like this.  Brand-new 1937 Hornby '0' gauge tinplate with the benefit of lots 'n' lots of 2017 Mr Sheen is the finish to which we aspire.

A BR '350' has been cropped out of the photograph as far as possible and a 'Bulleid' 'Pacific' boiler is in the right background, presumably awaiting attention in the Bridgnorth Boiler Shop.

It's interesting that the '57xx' is power class 'C' and 'Blue' route restriction.  Not quite the branch line locomotive that one would have assumed from looking at layouts from the GWR branch line heyday in the 'sixties and 'seventies.

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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #46 on: November 19, 2017, 07:42:26 pm »
Those panniers were everywhere on the WR.
I well remember seeing them in goods yards and sidings but only a tantalising glimpse of chimney and dome. No way of collecting the number.
It's you railway so build it as you want and run whatever you like. The only rule is - ENJOY :
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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #47 on: November 19, 2017, 07:55:31 pm »
These HSTs are definitely waiting.
Long Rock depot, Penzance Boxing Day 2013:


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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #48 on: November 19, 2017, 09:03:38 pm »
Which one won the race? :hmmm:

 :beers:
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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #49 on: November 19, 2017, 09:05:10 pm »
It's you railway so build it as you want and run whatever you like. The only rule is - ENJOY :
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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #50 on: November 19, 2017, 09:08:31 pm »
Which one won the race? :hmmm:

 :beers:

The First one!

 :-[

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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #51 on: November 19, 2017, 09:09:54 pm »
Which one won the race? :hmmm:

 :beers:

The First one!

 :-[

John
They’re all First (Great Western) !
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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #52 on: November 19, 2017, 09:13:59 pm »
Depends on the first curve (clockwise or anticlockwise). If they were dogs I know where my money would be, depending on the curve obviously.

Reverse forecast, although if one of the trains was called 'Cider Monster' I'd put a pound win for a laugh.

Nice pic.

Cheers weave  :beers:

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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #53 on: November 19, 2017, 10:34:18 pm »
Which one won the race? :hmmm:

 :beers:

The First one!

 :-[

John

Darn it! :veryangry:  I had my money on the blue and yellow one. :doh:
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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #54 on: November 26, 2017, 04:01:50 pm »



'Nunlow' potters around Keighley station.

Owned by the Bahamas Locomotive Society and shedded at Ingrow (West), 'Nunlow' is always turned out for duty in pristine condition.
'Why does the Disney Castle work so well?  Because it borrows from reality without ever slipping into it.'

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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #55 on: November 27, 2017, 08:43:34 pm »
Lynton and Barnstaple Railway in 2014

It's you railway so build it as you want and run whatever you like. The only rule is - ENJOY :
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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #56 on: December 04, 2017, 08:29:37 am »
Lynton and Barnstaple Railway in 2014

Many thanks, Martin, for this lovely photograph.

And what an incredible sentence to be able to write!

'Perchance it's not dead but sleepeth' (If I recall semi-correctly).

Thanks again and all good wishes.

John
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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #57 on: December 04, 2017, 08:40:50 am »


Here's No. 5643 and train waiting at Bewdley.  I can imagine the Fireman saying to the person on the platform, "Are we never going to get the token?"

One of my favourite places, is Bewdley.  Both station and town...




Toodle-pip.

John
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I believe that train sets and model railways are fun.

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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #58 on: December 04, 2017, 10:17:01 am »
Thanks, John,
I've always liked the 56xx and wish a RTR version was available although I'm not sure they got as far as Oxfordshire.
I worked in Bridgnorth for 13 years so had the SVR on my doorstep :D

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Re: Train Waiting's Trains Waiting (and, occasionally, moving)
« Reply #59 on: December 04, 2017, 10:27:20 am »
Does the Bridgnorth Stamp Company still exist (stamps sent to collectors on approval) ?

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