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by Chris Meredith
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Re: CLAN LINE

Since returning from last Saturday's "Wessex Lunch" some preventive maintenance has been taking place at Stewarts Lane. The smoke deflectors have been removed in order for access to be gained to the glands where the steam pipes pass through the smoke box to be made airtight as they have been filling...
by Chris Meredith
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Yesterday's "Wessex Lunch" was once again another successful outing for Clan Line. The locomotive as us usual performed in impeccable style, the load consisted of 13 bogies equal to 474 tons net, well over 500 tons gross. The running was slightly marred by light rain which caused greasy rail conditi...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Clan Line has passed FTR, duly prepared and polished for tomorrow's UKRT 'Wessex Lunch'. Water stops will be at Grateley and Basingstoke, we shall also to be topping up with coal as a precaution at each of these locations to ensure no shortages en-route as the trip consists of 217 miles plus ECS mov...
by Chris Meredith
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 133
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Another successful trip on Saturday's "Surrey Hills", left Victoria 1' late, arrived backed RT, a few signal and regulation delays en-route, loco performed without fault.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
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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: 133
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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
Replies: 133
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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
Replies: 133
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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
Replies: 133
Views: 156056

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: 133
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Re: CLAN LINE

Thanks Jon,
I will continue.
Chris