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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2018, 09:52:56 PM »
I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I might incriminate myself.

No, no amount of torture will let me reveal the truth.

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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #16 on: August 02, 2018, 10:03:58 PM »
As I model a transition era location where stock from the WR, ER, SR and LMR would be seen my answer is 'just enough' ;) Roughly 50/50 steam diesel.
There are more I want but sadly not available and, since retiring, money is not as freely available as it was when I was working

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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2018, 10:06:24 PM »
In the display cabinet I have 47 British outline and 73 US outline, in the basement a further 20 British and 35 US, waiting for shipping from my fathers another 12 British engines.

Nowhere near finished either, so many to buy in so many liveries.
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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #18 on: August 02, 2018, 10:21:42 PM »
Only been back to the hobby for just under year so not as many as I need but enough for now

Only go for late steam early diesel so have about 7 steam and 21 diesels, not bad for under a year ;)

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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #19 on: August 02, 2018, 10:42:19 PM »
According to my database of my European fleet, and assuming multiple units are on average 3 coaches, then the total comes to around 180 locos and 45 units. Need add to that a bunch of British N and other uncatalogued odds and sods.   Then there's the small fleets of T, Z, TT, OO, and G locos.... oh dear!
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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #20 on: August 02, 2018, 11:18:05 PM »
Rather a lot.  Do you include DMUs as locos or coaches?

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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #21 on: August 02, 2018, 11:43:01 PM »
Eleven running: 108, 08 and the rest steam.

Or twelve counting the Z-gauge loco that is to be converted to N6.5

A couple more that I hope to repair at some point.


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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #22 on: August 03, 2018, 12:02:34 AM »
43 DCC, about 20 DC, not counting the odd Shikensen, Glacier Express and Pendolino. I just hope that if I pop my clogs, my wife doesn’t sell them for the prices I told her I paid for them.
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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #23 on: August 03, 2018, 12:35:30 AM »
it is an official secret - or my wife will kill me

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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #24 on: August 03, 2018, 01:01:38 AM »
I think the answer is never enough.

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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #25 on: August 03, 2018, 01:18:28 AM »
About 250 powered units, i.e. including locomotives and multiple units/railcars etc., the latter of which I have many due to living in Japan, and the majority of the collection is Japanese and/or second hand, and bear in mind I picked up a brand new locomotive for the equivalent of just 23 quid even at the current exchange rate (which also makes acquiring stuff from the UK relatively attractive, especially without the 20% VAT  :beers: ).
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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #26 on: August 03, 2018, 08:51:09 AM »
Rather a lot.  Do you include DMUs as locos or coaches?

They are classified separately from locos, each driving end or intermediate coach of the unit is categorised as a DMU or EMU item (not simple coach) and each has its own inventory number, hence why I assumed an average 3 coaches when counting them as one item in my total powered stock. 

For example I have around a dozen Arnold ET420 three car sets going back to models from the 70s, so that's 36 items in the inventory just for those. It's more significant to label each coach individually now that the current ET420 models are 3 separate boxed items not a permanently coupled set.
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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #27 on: August 03, 2018, 08:58:34 AM »
One.... a Blue Pullman.

The rest of my collection pale in comparison.  ;)

I am fond of my old Peco Jubilee, though.
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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #28 on: August 03, 2018, 09:47:30 AM »
One.... a Blue Pullman.

The rest of my collection pale in comparison.  ;)


Wot? ??? Pale blue? :confused1:

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Re: How many locos do you own?
« Reply #29 on: August 03, 2018, 09:52:59 AM »
Certainly not the one dipped in custard  :D
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