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Tag: Locomotive exchange trials. 1948
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Talking Stock #31 my own thoughts on the 1948 Locomotive Exchange trials
I have now made two previous posts on this blog about the 1948 locomotive exchange trials, and my models of the locomotives that featured on Southern metals and would have passed through Salisbury and therefore can occasionally be seen on Fisherton Sarum. The first Talking Stock # 2 post focused mainly on the Express Passenger … Continue reading Talking Stock #31 my own thoughts on the 1948 Locomotive Exchange trials
Talking Stock #30 The 1948 Locomotive Exchanges from the freight perspective
Much has been written in the past about the locomotive exchanges that took place in 1948 shortly after nationalisation; indeed my own Talking Stock #2 post here discussed the exchange trials and featured some of the locomotives that appeared on the Southern with respect to the Express Passenger, General Purpose locomotive trials. Not discussed so … Continue reading Talking Stock #30 The 1948 Locomotive Exchanges from the freight perspective
Long live the printed word…or where my ramblings can be found
Whilst of course I am indebted to all of you out there who take the time to read my online ramblings, here in my little corner of the world wide web (I still don't know why people say 'www' when it takes more syllables to say than then full version), I firmly believe there is still very much … Continue reading Long live the printed word…or where my ramblings can be found
Hornby 2012 releases – ‘mis’ or ‘un’ information
It is often debated in Southern circles if the term ‘unrebuilt’ should or should not be used to describe a Bulleid Pacific in its original form. One school of thought is that if something has not yet been ‘rebuilt’ it can not be ‘unrebuilt’. You might have guessed that if I am honest the use … Continue reading Hornby 2012 releases – ‘mis’ or ‘un’ information
Talking Stock #2 The 1948 Locomotive exchange trials
The 1948 locomotive exchange trials took place from April though to September 1948 with Waterloo to Plymouth being one of the chosen routes and utilised during may and June 1948. I was keen to introduce some of the locos that ran on the Southern during the trials into the locomotive fleet on my Fisherton Sarum … Continue reading Talking Stock #2 The 1948 Locomotive exchange trials