And now for something different… Southern related influences up t’north… some bank holiday reading

With this weekend being a bank holiday, with so far some typical overcast weather (at least it's not raining yet...), I thought I would provide some light reading based on my trip away, with the 35011 General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society last weekend, to some of Yorkshire's railway attractions where I was able to … Continue reading And now for something different… Southern related influences up t’north… some bank holiday reading

A hot 35006 P&O S.N.Co Shareholders and Members day run on @GWSR 17th July #BulleidBrilliance

Yesterday. Saturday 17th July saw the annual 35006 Locomotive Preservation Society members and shareholders day, that took place after 35006 Peninsular & Oriental S.N.Co. had been in service hauling public services on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway. With over 160 members, shareholders and invited guests (that included some of the team working on fellow … Continue reading A hot 35006 P&O S.N.Co Shareholders and Members day run on @GWSR 17th July #BulleidBrilliance

New Video and Gallery pages added to my www.grahammuz.com blog

I am far from being a 'vlogger' or a 'youTuber' and you will never get to watch me 'unbox' anything but I have often added video clips to illustrate posts throughout the site, I have now added a new page where I have collated some of these videos on one page with links where appropriate … Continue reading New Video and Gallery pages added to my www.grahammuz.com blog

Bulleid Merchant Navy update: No.11 gets a new Trustee and Director and No.6 and No.28 faultlessly perform #bulleidbrilliance

By the very nature of the fact that you read this blog of mine, you will I am sure like me not help but admire the Bulleid Merchant Navy paciifics in either original air smoothed or their later rebuilt form. It is of course  great that a number have been preserved and are at various … Continue reading Bulleid Merchant Navy update: No.11 gets a new Trustee and Director and No.6 and No.28 faultlessly perform #bulleidbrilliance

Reflections on 35006 P&O S.N.Co Shareholders and Members day run (and cab ride) on @GWSR 13th July #BulleidBrilliance

Yesterday evening, 13th July, saw the annual members day event with a dedicated special train purely for members and shareholders of the 35006 Society. It was a chance to ride behind 35006 Peninsular & Oriental S. N. Co on a private train after No.6 had been in service on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway  during the … Continue reading Reflections on 35006 P&O S.N.Co Shareholders and Members day run (and cab ride) on @GWSR 13th July #BulleidBrilliance

Bulleid Merchant Navy update: different stages of preservation especially 35006 and 35011, progress is all positive

You can not help but admire the Bulleid Merchant Navy paciifics in either original air smoothed or their later rebuilt form. Its it great that a number have been preserved and are at various stages of restoration / preservation. Regular readers of this blog will know, via the two dedicated pages that I am shareholder … Continue reading Bulleid Merchant Navy update: different stages of preservation especially 35006 and 35011, progress is all positive

Bulleid Merchant Navy update, including 35028, 35006 and 35018 #bulleidbrillance good, not so good and possibly ugly… [update 24/05/17]

Further to my update of 8th May here regarding Bulleid Merchant Navy pacific 35006 Peninsular & Oriental S. N. Co and her steaming plans for this month, things change quickly, 35006 was additionally steamed and running services on 16/17/18th May, but now a problem with a repair carried out to P&O in the early days has … Continue reading Bulleid Merchant Navy update, including 35028, 35006 and 35018 #bulleidbrillance good, not so good and possibly ugly… [update 24/05/17]