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by PTmodeller
Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Class 70
Replies: 61
Views: 7580

Re: Class 70

But once the design has been de-bugged and is in service Which will hopefully never happen and they consign the design to the bin where it belongs! It's a functional heavy freight locomotive. Looks don't matter to lumps of coal or containers. The huge windscreen increases visibility for the driver;...
by PTmodeller
Fri Jul 09, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Shunting locos - any future?
Replies: 17
Views: 2478

Re: Shunting locos - any future?

60007 wrote:Don't know where I read it, but aren't DB using Class 60's as 'super shunters'?


Not just 60s, it's common practice across all companies. IIRC, Freightliner are/were using Class 47s at Crewe.
by PTmodeller
Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Preserved Diesels (too many of 1 type?)
Replies: 51
Views: 4943

Re: Preserved Diesels (too many of 1 type?)

if it werent for the 31s, 37's and 47's half the preserved railways wouldnt have survived proberly. Explain that please.On what basis is 31's, 37;s and 47's helping preserved lines? Sorrey i think there is too many of all the types i listed and spares, etc, lack of money will make it even harder to...
by PTmodeller
Mon Jul 05, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hobbycraft Hornby Sale
Replies: 12
Views: 2444

Re: Hobbycraft Hornby Sale

son of triangman wrote:True, but most on here buy from the big discounters, so it doesn't really change things a lot.


Lead by doing
by PTmodeller
Sun Jul 04, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Locos of the National Collection
Replies: 25
Views: 2417

Re: Locos of the National Collection

I'm fairly sure they're banned, but I'm by no means an expert on mainline steam. 60mph would cause a lot of trouble on the modern railway anyway.
by PTmodeller
Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:44 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Locos of the National Collection
Replies: 25
Views: 2417

Re: Locos of the National Collection

As I understand it, 9Fs are banned from running on NR, so restoring it would be rather pointless.
by PTmodeller
Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:17 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hobbycraft Hornby Sale
Replies: 12
Views: 2444

Re: Hobbycraft Hornby Sale

son of triangman wrote:Too late the secrets out. We shall all be buying.


But what bout your local model shop?! :o
by PTmodeller
Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Every class of loco (Apart from the class 50)
Replies: 29
Views: 3039

Re: Every class of loco (Apart from the class 50)

Yeagh you are one luckey guy :wink: It is a great shame this loco was not preserved and worst still the original power unit has gone as correct me if i am wrong but it got cut up along with Illustrious at Mc Metals :cry: Sorrey for mentioning the V word as this topic you are not supoused to. :lol: ...
by PTmodeller
Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Every class of loco (Apart from the class 50)
Replies: 29
Views: 3039

Re: Every class of loco (Apart from the class 50)

champion wrote:Again dont quote me on this but is there a dp2 project involving a class 37.

richard.


Dunno, I'd be surprised as DP2 was based on a Deltic, but there is a Baby Deltic engine currently mounted in a 37?
by PTmodeller
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Every class of loco (Apart from the class 50)
Replies: 29
Views: 3039

Re: Every class of loco (Apart from the class 50)

50035 Ark Royal wrote:Yeagh before my time only seen in pics the fore runner of the 50;s i would love to have seen.


I bet you do. Absolute beast, I remember a roaring run I had from Doncaster up to York in '69, stonking hellfire My Lordz! Pity it never made it into NSE, I bet it would have looked good.
by PTmodeller
Tue Jun 29, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Every class of loco (Apart from the class 50)
Replies: 29
Views: 3039

Re: Every class of loco (Apart from the class 50)

I'm a big fan of DP2.
by PTmodeller
Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Good riddance to...
Replies: 15
Views: 1973

Re: Good riddance to...

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/busin ... 85231.html

Slag him off for whatever you want, but at least get things right.
by PTmodeller
Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Stations
Replies: 6
Views: 888

Re: Top performers/Most liked

89001 was always a pretty good 89.
by PTmodeller
Sat May 22, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Class 37 Liveries
Replies: 25
Views: 4693

Re: Class 37 Liveries

Royal Scotsman to be added to the 37s...
by PTmodeller
Tue Apr 27, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Preserved Loco's with Fictitious Liveries
Replies: 101
Views: 13562

Re: Preserved Loco's with Fictitious Liveries

Quiet, children....

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