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Re: CLAN LINE

PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2017 5:30 pm
by Chris Meredith
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.

Re: CLAN LINE

PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 3:48 pm
by Chris Meredith
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 1939, Crewe Gresty Green UL 2026. Max 45 MPH
5Z23 Crewe Gresty Green UL depart 2051, Chester arrive 2147, turn as above, 5Z25 Chester depart 2240, Crewe Heritage 2335. Max 60 MPH
Note the loco is in a unpainted condition. Hope all goes well.

Re: CLAN LINE

PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 4:56 am
by Chris Meredith
Successful test, all good.

Re: CLAN LINE

PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 9:39 pm
by Chris Meredith
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 hours later.