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by Chris Meredith
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
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Re: CLAN LINE

I regret to advise Clan Line will not be appearing on tomorrow's Surrey Hills Pullman as it has failed it's fitness to run.
This was due to leaking stays which was only apparent when the loco was in steam.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

A good run today in squally conditions which made for a greasy railhead. The DL remained attached to the rear as a leaf fall precaution but in the event it was not necessary to call it into action.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

FTR passed & all ready for today's Surrey Hills.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

A good day out to Stratford, with some excellent running, the main issue which caused delay to the inwards empty stock at Tyseley when it was wrongly routed into the goods sidings this involved some shunting resulting in the loco being handed back some 10' late after servicing by the support crew. T...
by Chris Meredith
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has passed it's fitness to run for tomorrows British Pullman, outward to Leamington Spa returning from Stratford on Avon. The servicing will be carried out at Tyseley. Once again the return run will be using the same pathway as the previous Stratford run, this involves an even time run on ...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

A good run to Bristol and back, slightly marred by an issue with the water tanker at Challow resulting in a 35 minute late arrival on the down run, no problems with the locomotive.
by Chris Meredith
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

I am pleased to report that Clan Line has pass the fitness to run for tomorrow's Belmond British Pullman to Bath & Bristol, we are all bulled up & ready to go.
by Chris Meredith
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

A good run last Friday which involved some early running as the pathing stop at Addlestone was not taken, the departure at Shalford was some 2 1/2 minutes early with an arrival back at Victoria some 7 minutes early. A good climb was made to Gomshall despite some light rain which involved the use of ...
by Chris Meredith
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

I am pleased to report that Clan Line has passed the FTR for tomorrow's Surrey Hills British Pullman. After last weekend's ACE to Exeter this has involved two days hard graft cleaning and preparing the locomotive by our dedicated volunteer workforce.
by Chris Meredith
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 129
Views: 126474

Re: CLAN LINE

A 400 plus mile round trip to Exeter & back on last Saturday's ACE, all went very well. There were some minor issues beyond our control on the down run, as a result of a tree on the line the following 0920 ex Waterloo which was due to pass us at Chard Loop was delayed this resulted in Clan Line not ...