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by Chris Meredith
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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A very good trip back from Bristol TM to Victoria with the Pullmans. Clan Line had load 13 equal to 500 tons on the drawbar, reached 70 by Box Tnl, 54 1/2 at the summit, 76 thru Chippenham, 63 Dauntsey summit, speed in the mid 70 range between Swindon & Challow where looped for 4 HSTs to pass, took ...
by Chris Meredith
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Another highly successful trip on the "Torbay Express" last Sunday, despite the weather conditions. A storming climb to Whiteball on the return with a maximum of 62 MPH at the summit. Tomorrow Clan Line returns to Stewarts Lane hauling the "British Pullman" from Bristol TM to Victoria, 60163 having ...
by Chris Meredith
Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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All set and ready for tomorrow's 'Torbay Express'.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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It is 50 years since the MNLPS took possession of Clan Line on 13 August 1967 when she was hauled down to Liss together with 34023 & 41298. Last Sunday, on the 50th anniversary of the first working party, she hauled the Torbay Express from Bristol to Kingswear. There was some fine running on the out...
by Chris Meredith
Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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Passed FTR & ready to go
by Chris Meredith
Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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We're currently at St Phillips Marsh, Bristol be prepared for tomorrow's Torbay Express, hears hoping it will be another success.
by Chris Meredith
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Further, I'm told by our CM&EE that the actual speed at the summit of the first climb was 42 MPH, this must be something of a record. The driver was Jim Clarke with his father Don as the TI.
by Chris Meredith
Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Clan Line had an excellent run on yesterday's Surrey Hills, she topped the summit at Gomshall at 40 MPH from a standing start at Shalford with 11 Pullmans plus the support coach weighing 464 tons, the gradient is 1/100 steepening to 1/96, the speed was 58 MPH at Gomshall and 51 MPH on the 2nd summit...
by Chris Meredith
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Clan Line had another successful trip on Saturday 15/07 "Surrey Hills', this means she has now completed 6 revenue earning trains since the return to Stewarts Lane from Crewe on 30/06. Three of these trains were on consecutive days, "Waterloo Sunset" to Yeovil on 09/07, and "Surrey Hills" VIP charte...
by Chris Meredith
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Clan Line has really hit the ground running, on Friday we hauled a VVIP 'Surrey Hills' charter. Yesterday morning whilst getting ready to depart on the 'Waterloo Sunset' to Yeovil we heard that we would be needed to cover today's VIP 'Surrey Hills' because both Braunton & Royal Scot were unavailable...