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by Chris Meredith
Fri May 17, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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A good trip with no issues to report, arrival at Bristol TM a couple of minutes early return arrived at Victoria 15 minutes early! I understand from support crew who were on the train that some spirited running took place.
by Chris Meredith
Tue May 14, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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I'm pleased to report that Clan Line has passed the FTR today and will be heading tomorrow's 'Belmond British Pullman' to Bath & Bristol. The route outward and return will be via Ascot & Swindon. Victoria depart 0845, Bracknell 09 57-10 10, Reading Plat15 10 32-1039, Didcot 11/05, Swindon UML 12 09-...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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Yesterday's 'Surrey Hills' was a bit of a 'curates egg'. Clan performed in her usual exemplary style, however the trip was thawted for a number of reasons. Before Clapham Jn the train was held for a London Overground service this meant that the train was 14' late at Clapham Jn with consequential los...
by Chris Meredith
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has passed her fitness to run and will be hauling tomorrow's Belmond 'Surrey Hills' Pullman tomorrow, Thursday 18/04.
by Chris Meredith
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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A reminder: I shall be giving a presentation on 'Clan Line' to the Surrey branch next Tuesday 26th March commencing 1915 at Woking United Reformed Church, White Rose Lane, Woking GU22 7HA. 5 minutes walk from platform 5 exit at Woking station.
by Chris Meredith
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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Yesterday's Surrey Hills was run in somewhat trying conditions, the outward part of the run to the water stop at Shalford was completed without incident, then the rains came! The result was very greasy rail conditions which resulted on some loss of time on the climb up to the summit at Gomshall. The...
by Chris Meredith
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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Clan Line has successfully passed the fitness to run examination today, we will be out on the Belmond British Pullman, Surrey Hills tomorrow.
by Chris Meredith
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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Since the end of December Clan Line has been undergoing annual maintenance. Amongst work that has been undertaken, the inside of the tender tank has been painted and lined with epoxy resin, the driver's side motion has received attention consisting of replacing bushes and re white metalling, the smo...
by Chris Meredith
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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Yesterday carried out a boiler wash at the start of our annual outage.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76923

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An excellent trip to Sherborne despite some late running due to influences outside the control of the loco operator, for example we were stopped and cautioned at as a result of a dog on the line at Isleworth! Some sustained high speed running on both the outwards and return journeys, right time arri...