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Reply #90 on: June 23, 2023, 07:05:38 AM
https://www.a1steam.com/prince-of-wales/about-prince-of-wales/the-build-so-far

From the company that built the very successful pacific loco Tornado', latest progress on the  'P2' 2-8-2 loco 'Prince of Wales'. This was small class of powerful loco's designed by Sir Nigel Gresley specifically for the LNER (London and North Eastern Railway) to run between Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

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Reply #91 on: July 01, 2023, 04:00:40 PM
What an amazing project.  Incredible that they're doing this.  :notworthy: 



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Reply #92 on: July 01, 2023, 04:03:51 PM
That is only one of about 4 'new build' projects going on at present. Steam hauled rail tours is big business.

This is another good one;

https://www.lms-patriot.org.uk/

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Reply #93 on: July 01, 2023, 10:07:00 PM
Agreed.  An amazing project! 



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Reply #94 on: July 01, 2023, 10:12:58 PM
Yeah, but the UK has to import coal to run all these steam engines for tourists because they shut down ALL coal mining in the country.
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Reply #95 on: July 02, 2023, 05:52:15 AM
Sadly, that is pretty much true.

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Reply #96 on: July 02, 2023, 09:53:53 AM
The above reminded me of this old bit:


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Reply #97 on: July 02, 2023, 10:34:26 AM
 ;D

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Reply #98 on: July 05, 2023, 09:02:16 AM
https://www.a1steam.com/prince-of-wales/about-prince-of-wales/the-build-so-far

is the length of time between "events" just b/c those things take that long to do w/ the time the guys have available? 

Or are they just waiting for funding to catch up for each next step they take?

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Reply #99 on: July 10, 2023, 03:15:04 PM

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Reply #100 on: July 10, 2023, 10:54:04 PM
That's very cool.  :bigthumb:

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Reply #101 on: July 12, 2023, 08:27:06 PM
Agreed.  That's traveling in style! 


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Reply #102 on: January 03, 2024, 04:10:42 PM

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Reply #103 on: January 03, 2024, 06:13:09 PM
That's pretty cool!  :applause:

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