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by forest446
Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What Locomotive should the NRM Restore to running order
Replies: 95
Views: 5185

Re: What Locomotive should the NRM Restore to running order

well from my visit to NRM today. Policy on 4468 is it wont be resteamed while 3 of the A4s running. evening star wont either due to historic value green arrow is been give a well deserved rest due to the work its done an Duchess will remain stationary for next 5 years so 4472 can recoupe some of the...
by forest446
Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What Locomotive should the NRM Restore to running order
Replies: 95
Views: 5185

Re: What Locomotive should the NRM Restore to running order

forest446, There are plans to get 6229 back into steam, in fully stremlined condition. Your right that when they put the stemlining on her that they did not do any mechanicl work, but the NRM Have said that they have plans and hope to return 6229 back into steam. It might not be for the next few ye...
by forest446
Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Thomas Shed Layout (Name in progress)
Replies: 11
Views: 4183

Re: Thomas Shed Layout (Name in progress)

Looking good have you looked at the bachmann tidmouth sheds in HO ?
looks like you could have space for a roundhouse in there somewhere
by forest446
Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Elsbridge Junction OO - (Thomas Themed)
Replies: 14
Views: 2477

Re: Elsbridge Junction OO - (Thomas Themed)

looking good its great to see another thomas railway coming along
by forest446
Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What Locomotive should the NRM Restore to running order
Replies: 95
Views: 5185

Re: What Locomotive should the NRM Restore to running order

Would be nice to see the prototype deltic running. but with no plans left i cant ever see it been repaired, as they say about mallard the historical values of the state is in out way repairing it Last full overhaul carried out By BR according to a guide at NRM :shock: , dont see how when they did wo...
by forest446
Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:38 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Replies: 264
Views: 21647

Re: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

yeah it is. its the same colour as union of south africa is preserved in.
nicely bringing the thread back to real engines :lol:
by forest446
Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Replies: 264
Views: 21647

Re: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

yeah iv the br blue without deflectors
oh and iv got sandwhich as well just for the name
by forest446
Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Replies: 264
Views: 21647

Re: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Tony Is that the one in BR blue its a nice engine that
by forest446
Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Thomas And Friends Locomotive Collection Query
Replies: 97
Views: 8183

Re: Thomas And Friends Locomotive Collection Query

Why not eh? All depends on how many & how quickly they go. At least this time they actually state "Limited Edition" as oppose to a limited run that has sparked all this pre-Christmas stupidity on Ebay.If this model's the same as R9257 then don't expect an all singing/dancing A4 like t...
by forest446
Mon Jan 09, 2012 8:17 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Replies: 264
Views: 21647

Re: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

forest446 wrote:
kennyGWSR wrote:Not even the nameplates are original.

As for 'silly names' on the A3's, Felstead isn't, as it's my surname, meaning it's my favorite member of the class!

Hi Kenny Felstead ran in 1928 Derby at epsom


Or did you mean not a silly name ?
by forest446
Mon Jan 09, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Replies: 264
Views: 21647

Re: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

kennyGWSR wrote:Not even the nameplates are original.

As for 'silly names' on the A3's, Felstead isn't, as it's my surname, meaning it's my favorite member of the class!

Hi Kenny Felstead ran in 1928 Derby at epsom
by forest446
Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Replies: 264
Views: 21647

Re: Update on 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

As Pointed out, the A3s did have silly names! It depends really when you think they were named in a diffrent era after racehorses shows how the world has changed 4477 G*Y Crusadier was a personal fav an dose have a place on my layout was a horse that ran in 1917 2000 Guineas, Derby and St.Leger the...
by forest446
Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Preserved Paradise
Replies: 33
Views: 3390

Re: Preserved Paradise

Think i am going to move that control pannel to the edge. Iv finished the church and followed the advice from you guys an here are the updates http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7171/6659057567_75c34ca886_z.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7011/6659054009_f78dca34e2_z.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7...
by forest446
Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: N gauge ECML
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Re: N gauge ECML

Ok so after couple of weeks the line is coming along an has got to a needs finishing touches stages. it has become an addiction over the christmas period an here are the first pics http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7156/6659198689_3b5ce0b3d5_z.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7143/6659192979_74c866b542...
by forest446
Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:28 pm
Forum: Large Gauge Model Railway - including 1, O, and S
Topic: Gauge 1 A4
Replies: 22
Views: 7153

Re: Gauge 1 A4

You can throw £3900 Lawrie Loveless's way for a fully finished ready to run brass A4 or you can buy a resin kit from JPL models cost you around £1000 plus wheels, motor, paint transfers tel 01942 896138 or Malcolm Mills will build you one from a JPL kit for around £1500 all in Gauge 1 model company...

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