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  1. . There is no SPECIFIC problem of corrosion between aluminiun and steel, THERE IS A GENERAL PROBLEM between any two different metals (and sometimes even different alloys). This is known as Galvanic Corrosion ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galvanic_corrosion And has been taught to engineering students since at least the early 60's (and known about before). There are lots of "get rounds", but a basic knowledge of the "Galvanic Series" and "Anodic index" will guide designers, see ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galvanic_corrosion
  2. . Will there be coal loads for these available seperately ? .
  3. . https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-56846467 (Pictures on web page) Mission Impossible: 'Buzz' in village as quarry train scene set up People in a village where a train is set to be driven into a quarry as part of the next Mission: Impossible film say there is a "buzz" in the area. Construction of a track has started at Darlton Quarry in Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire. According to a planning document, the production company behind the spy films, starring Tom Cruise, has been given permission to film th
  4. . Excellent. Now, which 1 / 2 / more companies will produce "generic" short bogie coaches suitable for being hauled by this lovely loco in SECR livery ? .
  5. . Thanks -- now I know which one to order. .
  6. . Can anyone confirm which version(s) the second and third photos represent (they look identical to me; dark green, yellow lining, white connecting rods etc, brown under side tanks and to frame above front bogie ? Thanks .
  7. . It would be nice if the appropriate dates in service were added for each livery version. .
  8. . It will be the same item as announced by another manufacturer tomorrow - but don't worry it has been under development for months. .
  9. . Excellent news, a quiet, but efficient piece of customer service (as with KR and their bogie frame). Other manufacturers could learn a lesson. .
  10. . So, how many of those who moaned and moaned about the "hub caps" have actually fitted them ? Don't be shy. .
  11. Received an e-mail this morning giving this link; https://railsofsheffield.com/manufacturer-rails-connect-JJJM197
  12. . Thanks for all the replies, particularly "Rivercider". .
  13. . In 1963 (?) the Southern Region began using Class 42/43 Warships on semi-fast services to the West Country, were any of the early services run using Warships without small yellow warning panels, or by maroon coloured Warships ? Thanks. .
  14. . Huge campus outside of the town. If you want to watch the typical climate, search out the BBC Wales crime series "Hinterland" (in either its Welsh, or English, version) - rain, rain, rain ! The series revolves around a mythical childrens's home at Devil's Bridge (where the Vale of Rheidol railway runs to - and the railway is NEVER shown ! .
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