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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
Replies: 139
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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: 139
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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: 139
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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
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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
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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...
by Chris Meredith
Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 139
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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: 139
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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
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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
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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.