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by Chris Meredith
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has passed FTR, is polished & ready for tomorrows 'British Pullman', 'Surrey Hills'. Because of autumn leave fall will be take Class 67 on the rear as precaution, it is a matter of pride that the DL is not asked to assist on Gomshall bank unless conditions make it really necessary; this me...
by Chris Meredith
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 139
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Re: CLAN LINE

A very successful trip on last Sunday's ACE. Clan Line performed in exemplary style which included a very fine run on the outward trip to Exeter, even time time was maintained between Basingstoke & Salisbury with a max of 68 MPH at Grateley summit and an excellent climb up Honiton incline. The retur...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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All ready & fit to go for tomorrows ACE, Clan Line will be carrying a wreath in memory of our late president, David Shepherd who died this week. We had two locos both in steam at Stewarts Lane this afternoon, 46100 Royal Scot came over from Southall prior to working Saturday's Belmont British Pullma...
by Chris Meredith
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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A highly successful trip round the Garden of England on Wednesday 13th, the timings were not received from NR until the day before and included some changes to the times & routing. The water stop on the return was at Dover Priory instead of Folkestone West and instead of going via Redhill the train ...
by Chris Meredith
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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Re: CLAN LINE

Passed FTR for tomorrow's Golden Arrow, prepared & polished, looks good with GA regalia including carrying correct duty number on one of the front discs to be historically accurate, Stewarts Lane number 4 duty, return now via Sevenoaks instead of Redhill.Hoping for a good trip.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 139
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Re: CLAN LINE

Thanks Jon,
I will continue.
Chris
by Chris Meredith
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 139
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Re: CLAN LINE

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: 139
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Re: CLAN LINE

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: 139
Views: 291220

Re: CLAN LINE

All set and ready for tomorrow's 'Torbay Express'.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 139
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Re: CLAN LINE

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...