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by Chris Meredith
Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

Re: CLAN LINE

Although I wasn't in the support coach yesterday I gather it was a magnificent day, see the accolades on the Nat Pres forum. Clan Line still running in put up an exceptional performance. Now off to 73A to help prep the loco for tomorrow's Surrey Hills, same again on Sat and out with the 'Waterloo Su...
by Chris Meredith
Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

Re: CLAN LINE

Passed FTR , all prepared, polished and ready for tomorrow's 'Bournemouth Belle'. This is the 50th anniversary of the last time the Belle was steam hauled also the 50th anniversary of Clan Line's last day in traffic.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

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Clan Line finally arrived back at Stewarts Lane this afternoon somewhat travel stained but in excellent mechanical condition. The working members will now have to set to and prepare her for the 5th July Bournemouth Belle.http://www.rcts.org.uk/forum/posting.ph ... &f=2&t=388#
by Chris Meredith
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

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There are some photos and videos of last night's run on the Nat Pres website, also Didcot GWS will be opening at 1000 tomorrow to enable anyone wishing to get photos of the loco prior to it's departure for Stewarts Lane at 1119.
by Chris Meredith
Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

Re: CLAN LINE

Loaded test run completed successfully last night, on schedule to return to Stewarts Lane tonight/tomorrow.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

Re: CLAN LINE

The repainting of Clan Line will be completed this evening, the loco is to be kept in the paintshop with the heaters on over the weekend to allow the paint to bake. On Monday morning she will pulled out ready for fire lighting. The loaded test runs are to take place on Wed 28/06, 5Z28 departing Crew...
by Chris Meredith
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

Re: CLAN LINE

The painting of the locomotive in correct BR green is going very well, not black unlike some other similar Bulleid pacific! See the Clan Line website for some pictures of the progress.
by Chris Meredith
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

Re: CLAN LINE

FURTHER UPDATE: The loco did not actually go into the paint shop until Fri 02/06 this will put back the date of the loaded test run and return to Stewarts Lane by a few days. I will post further details when I get more information. Watch this space.
by Chris Meredith
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

Re: CLAN LINE

JUNE UPDATE: Clan Line is now in the paint shop at LNWR Crewe Heritage, hopefully this work will be completed by Friday 16th June. Assuming this is achieved the plan is for a loaded test run via the Shrewsbury circuit on Wednesday 21/06 with the option of a 2nd run the following day if necessary. If...
by Chris Meredith
Sat May 20, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
Views: 156060

Re: CLAN LINE

Our CME reports light test runs 'as a complete success', Clan Line is now being prepared to enter the paint shop next week. Two loaded test runs will then take place round the Crewe, Chester, Shrewsbury circuit and subject to no problems arising she will return to her home base at Stewarts Lane 48 h...