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by Chris Meredith
Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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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
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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: 139
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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: 139
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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
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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
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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...
by Chris Meredith
Fri May 19, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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Re: CLAN LINE

Successful test, all good.
by Chris Meredith
Thu May 18, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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Re: CLAN LINE

For anyone in the Crewe and Chester area Clan Line will be carrying out a light loaded test run this evening (Thurs 18/05) consisting of 35028 + support coach + DL. The timings are as follows: 5Z20 Crewe Heritage depart 1735, Chester arrive 1842, turn via North & South Junctions, 5Z22 Chester depart...
by Chris Meredith
Fri May 12, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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Re: CLAN LINE

There is an excellent series of photographs and video of Clan Line moving in steam for the first time in nearly two years in the news section of our website with the Chief Engineer at the regulator.
by Chris Meredith
Fri May 12, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 139
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Re: CLAN LINE

Weighing of locomotive and laser gauging has been completed. Clan Line has passed in frames steam test and official examination.