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Date: 01/13/17 17:52
Timetabled Steam on the S&C
Author: wheelnrail

Theres a piece on Steam Railway that states BR 60163 will replace a timetabled slot usually powered by a Northern DMU begining next month on the Settle and Carlisle. Full article below...

http://www.steamrailway.co.uk/steamnews/2017/1/13/exclusive-steam-to-run-sc-timetabled-trains

The need to revisit England just got stronger. 2017...what a time to be alive!

Carlos Ferran
Fairborn , OH



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/13/17 17:53 by wheelnrail.



Date: 01/13/17 21:25
Re: Timetabled Steam on the S&C
Author: SOO6617

wheelnrail Wrote:
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> Theres a piece on Steam Railway that states BR
> 60163 will replace a timetabled slot usually
> powered by a Northern DMU begining next month on
> the Settle and Carlisle. Full article below...
>
> http://www.steamrailway.co.uk/steamnews/2017/1/13/
> exclusive-steam-to-run-sc-timetabled-trains
>
> The need to revisit England just got stronger.
> 2017...what a time to be alive!

That might be a little difficult as the S & C is currently closed due to a landslip at Eden Brouws, with planned reopening date of March 31st, 2017. Of course perhaps it might be a short working, but turning the locomotive would be a complication.



Date: 01/14/17 01:41
Re: Timetabled Steam on the S&C
Author: SD70M

Gen I hav e is that "Tornado" will be working turns between Skipton -Appleby on Feb 14-16. As it coincides with the school half term no doubt these trains will be rammed



Date: 01/14/17 10:48
Re: Timetabled Steam on the S&C
Author: 86235

SD70M Wrote:
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> Gen I hav e is that "Tornado" will be working
> turns between Skipton -Appleby on Feb 14-16. As it
> coincides with the school half term no doubt these
> trains will be rammed

And at normal fares too!



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