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by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Deltic 22 Railtour - Saturday 19th July
Replies: 9
Views: 1148

Re: Deltic 22 Railtour - Saturday 19th July

Only one word i can say HELLFIRE!!!! :D :D
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: XC's @ Glasgow Central???
Replies: 29
Views: 2118

Re: XC's @ Glasgow Central???

Ugh Voyagers, Pendolinos, plastic trains ive been on both,they are too cramped , the seating is awful and the windows yuck too much like been on an aircraft. Give me proper trains HST 87 with MK 3 coaches (well comfortable) 47 with MK 2 ef coaches or better still a Vac :D If Germany can still run lo...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Freight Facility-one or two sidings help!
Replies: 4
Views: 554

Re: Freight Facility-one or two sidings help!

Aggh Not Booths Dreadnought and St Vincent died there :cry: Two of Laira;s finest along with Barham, Revenge,Victorious (one of Old Oaks Finest) and Achilles (my first one for haulage) :cry: :cry: :cry:
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Mar 08, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Realistic coach sets
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: Realistic coach sets

In late 1988 early 89 when all the Sprinter fleet were grounded there was a loco hauled replacement Class 50 on 11.20 Cardiff - Penzance and 17.30 return usually between 4 or 5 coaches a mixture of MK 1 and early Mk 2,s in blue/grey/ NSE and occasionaly Ic livery.The loco was booked for a DCWA loco ...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: HST Coaches
Replies: 18
Views: 2417

Re: HST Coaches

2 Class 37,s most powerful in passenger use on sleeper services
How about
1S61 07.35 Cardiff - Glasgow 2 X 50 SO (5400hp) Oct 86 -May 87 :wink:
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: It's this weekend...... (the news is here)
Replies: 31
Views: 2920

Re: It's this weekend...... (the news is here)

Hi I am not disagreeing with what you say but i for one do not need a Class 14 shunter.I think this is a very strange choice due to thier limited life and reigon(WR) I know some might have ended thier days working as Industrial locomotives for private companys but still can;t see them been a huge se...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:56 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Which Model Railway Company should take over the ECML?
Replies: 21
Views: 2216

Re: Which Model Railway Company should take over the ECML?

Hornby and on the 10.00 am Kings Cross - Edinburgh 50035 Ark Royal :D well you did ask.
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:49 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: the ghost of nimbus past
Replies: 33
Views: 3578

Re: the ghost of nimbus past

Don;t know about ghosts and this is slightly of topic i know but hey still supernatural.Anyway i watched a programme one night about the Highgate Vampire in London.Supousedly years ago there was a Vampire stalking london and he got destroyed and entombed.The story is however if you move this rock aw...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What engine(s) do you want to see
Replies: 79
Views: 5683

Re: What engine(s) do you want to see

50035 but not in that goddam awful fictitios Load Haul livery but in Large Logo or Rnse dark blue Hellfire :D
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: 50033 Glorious
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Re: 50033 Glorious

Yes we must save Glorious my sixth machine many miles and memories.Towards the end she was known as smokey joe as she smoked excessively.She was the longest stay at Old Oak Common more than any other vac including my pet 50035.She was more of the reliable locos(London based) and Plymouth based. We m...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What is your favourite diesel loco?
Replies: 42
Views: 3548

Re: What is your favourite diesel loco?

First without question Hoover, Vac or more paticuarly 50035.Although also rated 001/004/009/014/017/019/024/025/028/029/030/031/032/033/034/036/037/039/040/041/044/046/050 Second Deltic Third Western Great looks Hellfire I also like Warships, Hymeks, Cromptons, 56 and some 47,s but not shove duffs t...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: It's this weekend...... (the news is here)
Replies: 31
Views: 2920

Re: It's this weekend...... (the news is here)

I agree i would have prefered like yourself updated tooling for Classes 20,25,31,33,40.50,52, 55 and lets upgrade the 158 as well. :?
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: It's this weekend...... (the news is here)
Replies: 31
Views: 2920

Re: It's this weekend...... (the news is here)

Just as i feared another Bachmann **** up :twisted:50033 never carried this livery while in refurbished condition apart from one railtour in February 1994.Only one trip and return, isw this what Farish based thier research on USELESS
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: It's this weekend...... (the news is here)
Replies: 31
Views: 2920

Re: It's this weekend...... (the news is here)

Farish all so bringing out 50033 Glorious listed as BR blue unfortuantely old tooling :cry: Also it could be another **** up like they did with 50037 Illustrious as the loco never carried BR blue livery in refurbished condition so if they do Glorious like this it will be another mistake.Does anybody...

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