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Updates: 20/06/2013

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Updates 21 June 2013 - * - - - - · 500 views
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Just a few updates as of this day:

-The Italian tender engine has been put into operational order; it is able to run once again. However because of its temperamental nature it is only working very limited workings.
-The Stephenson's Rocket has been obtained as of 12/05/13; it has run but is undergoing overhaul. It is doubtful if the locomotive will opera...


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Updates: 15/02/2013

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Updates 15 February 2013 - - - - - - · 374 views
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Just a few updates here from the last time:-Almost all locomotives have been added to the fleet here and catalogued; the two Italian steam engines are all that are left and will be finished by the end of the weekend.-Class J70 No.7 'Toby' has been reinstated to the fleet as a limited-operations engine, after the mechanism was torn to pieces and cleaned th...


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FS Class 646 No.646 060 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in FS Class E.646 No.646060 01 February 2013 - - - - - - · 660 views
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http://www.majhost.c...ass_646_-_x.jpg The Class 646 locomotive, as photographed in July 2012 not long after arrival. This locomotive was obtained on a whim like the GE 20T Switcher, and was bought with the intent of operating a 'world' fleet of locomotives from most countries, selecting the most historically...


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BR/Pullman Class 06 No.06 008 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Pullman Class 06 No.06008 31 January 2013 - - - - - - · 855 views
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http://www.majhost.c...lass_06_-_x.jpg The Pullman-liveried Class 06 diesel shunter, as photographed in January 2013. A new arrival to the railway, yet produced some five years previously - this being an official Hornby Club locomotive for 2008 - this engine was an attractive purchase as a limited-release, smal...


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GWR Class 101 No.101 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in GWR Class 101 No.101 30 January 2013 - - - - - - · 1,015 views
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http://www.majhost.c...s/class_101.jpg The Class 101 tank engine, as photographed in December 2012. Obtained in September 2012 along with the Class 423 4-VEP, this locomotive was actually produced two years previously as part of the 175th Anniversary of the Great Western Railway. Cheap and cheerful, and sporting a...


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SFCC Battery Trolley No.4 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in SFCC Battery Trolley No.4 29 January 2013 - - - - - - · 485 views
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http://www.majhost.c...ck/img_0433.jpg The SFCC Battery Trolley, as photographed in May 2012. This unit was obtained as a gift, along with the Brill Trolley car, and like it was stripped of electrical componentry prior to arrival. The difference between them lies in their respective heritages and uses; this uni...


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Brill Trolley No.463 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Brill Trolley No.463 28 January 2013 - - - - - - · 602 views
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http://www.majhost.c...eet_car_-_x.jpg The Brill Trolley car, as photographed in September 2012. This unit had been delivered to the railway as a pair with Trolley Car No.4, and was gifted to the line for promotional purposes. As the unit's electrical componentry was removed prior to donation the trolley serv...


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DB Inspector's Trolley Class KLV 04 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in DB Inspector's Class KLV... 27 January 2013 - - - - - - · 640 views
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http://www.majhost.c...ck/img_0370.jpg The District Inspector's Trolley, as seen in May 2012. This trolley car was purchased as a means of transporting the Mechanical Engineer and other important railway personnel to various sites easier without commandeering a spare locomotive. Bought from DB, this unit is ver...


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Miniature CB&Q 'American' Type No.107 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Miniature Locomotives 26 January 2013 - - - - - - · 418 views
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http://www.majhost.c...ype_-_pluto.jpg The miniature 'American-Type' No.107, as photographed in January 2013. Purchased at a discount from its normal value and pricing, this locomotive was originally old stock before being sold new to the Sumtown's miniature division as a functional replacement for No....


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BR/EWS Class 08 No.08 865 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in EWS Class 08 No.08865 25 January 2013 - - - - - - · 863 views
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http://www.majhost.c...lass_08_-_x.jpg EWS Class 08 No.08 865 as photographed in January 2013, shortly after arrival and trials. The engine was obtained as a need for a strong shunting engine was required; the line primarily and predominantly focuses on small locomotives to be able to operate services and pull...


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Shinkansen Series 0 Trainset - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Shinkansen Series 0 Power Car 24 January 2013 - - - - - - · 626 views
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http://www.majhost.c...en_series_0.jpg The Shinkansen Series 0 Trainset, as seen in December 2012. A late arrival to the railway, this unit came as a trade from NPR, and has provided decent service ever since. An iconic trainset in its own right, as well as one of the seminal locomotive designs of the 20...


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GE 20T Switcher - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in GE 20T Diesel Shunter 23 January 2013 - * * * - - · 377 views
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http://www.majhost.c...witcher_-_x.jpg The GE 20T locomotive, as photographed in July 2012. A used locomotive bought purely on chance and interest, this locomotive is a very unusual type of engine - the railway's officials are even to this day unsure as to its exact prototype or even maker. Consequently...


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BR Class 423 4-VEP - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in BR Class 423 4-VEP 22 January 2013 - - - - - - · 978 views
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http://www.majhost.c...s_423_4-vep.jpg The Class 423 4-VEP unit, as photographed in service in January 2013. Purchased in September 2012, and operating on services ever since, this EMU was intended to fill the role of a purpose-built passenger unit for the railway. As the railway had harbored ambitions of op...


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Updates on No.5972 - 22.01.13

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Hogwarts 'Hall' Class... 22 January 2013 - - - - - - · 391 views
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Just a brief update on No.5972 and its condition - things are looking up for this venerable and prized locomotive in the fleet. Upon a thorough examination of this locomotive, it was discovered that the flaw in running quality and operations was down to poor decisions in maintenance, rather than any fault of the powertrain itself. The issue stemmed from t...


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Updates: 05/10/12

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Updates 10 May 2012 - - - - - - · 259 views
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Just a few updates in regards to the locomotive fleet as of May 10, 2012:

-No.16367 has been added to the operational fleet, along with the Mastodon-Type No.3.
-No.5705 and No.383 have been withdrawn for scrapping - No.5705 quite literally fell to pieces during an attempted overhaul, and No.383 was scrapped given its condition, value, and cost of...


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SBB Ee 3/3 No.16367 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in SBB Ee 3/3 No.16367 10 May 2012 - - - - - - · 861 views
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The SBB Class Ee 3/3 locomotive, as photographed in May 2012 shortly after arriving on the railway. A Swiss electric locomotive, this engine was obtained primarily as an experiment in many ways - this is the first locomotive from renowned builder Trix to be added to the...


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BR Class A4 No.60010 'Dominion of Canada' - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in BR Class A4 No.60010 05 May 2012 - - - - - - · 1,464 views
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The Class A4 No.60010 Dominion of Canada, as photographed in March 2012. Obtained in September of 2010 as a limited edition locomotive, this engine was obtained as an express locomotive for operating passenger services. Moreover, the locomotive has special...


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CN Fairbanks-Morse Consolidated 'C-Liner' A-Unit No.9344 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in CN F-M 'C-Liner' No.9344 04 May 2012 - - - - - - · 1,034 views
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CN No.9344, as photographed in March 2012. A strong and powerful streamlined diesel locomotive, this engine was obtained prior to 2007 as an express diesel locomotive. These days, the locomotive is not used as much, primarily as the rolling stock that it usually pulls...


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BR Class 61xx No.6167 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in BR Class 61xx No.6167 04 May 2012 - * * * - - · 974 views
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Class 61xx No.6167, as photographed in a partially-rebuilt state in March 2012. Withdrawn a while beforehand, this locomotive used to be one of the primary steam locomotives of the railway, pulling heavy stone trains across the country. These days it is in a partially...


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Modified BR Class 08 No.08513 - A Profile

Posted by Trainmaster64 , in Modified BR Class 08 No.08513 04 May 2012 - - - - - - · 987 views
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The Class 08 diesel shunting locomotive, as photographed March 2012. Purchased when the line was in need of a cheap diesel shunting engine, this locomotive proved itself as a capable, if somehwat lesser-quality locomotive. With the overall looks of the typical Class...






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