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by Chris Meredith
Thu May 18, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

For anyone in the Crewe and Chester area Clan Line will be carrying out a light loaded test run this evening (Thurs 18/05) consisting of 35028 + support coach + DL. The timings are as follows: 5Z20 Crewe Heritage depart 1735, Chester arrive 1842, turn via North & South Junctions, 5Z22 Chester depart...
by Chris Meredith
Fri May 12, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

There is an excellent series of photographs and video of Clan Line moving in steam for the first time in nearly two years in the news section of our website with the Chief Engineer at the regulator.
by Chris Meredith
Fri May 12, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

Weighing of locomotive and laser gauging has been completed. Clan Line has passed in frames steam test and official examination.
by Chris Meredith
Sat May 06, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

In steam!
by Chris Meredith
Tue May 02, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

MAY UPDATE: Anyone who has looked at the photographic record in the news section of the Clan Line website will see there has been a great deal of progress.The cladding has been finished, the nameplate backing plates are in place, the grate is now in place along with the damper and hopper mechanisms....
by Chris Meredith
Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

Good progress has been made at LNWR Heritage at Crewe. Clan Line is looking like a real engine again, the cab is back in place and most the boiler cladding and lagging has been refitted.
See the latest news item on our website. https://www.clan-line.org.uk/
by Chris Meredith
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: South Western franchise
Replies: 4
Views: 3999

Re: South Western franchise

As a former Southern Region train planner I shall be most interested to see how the new franchisees will be able to accelerate services to Southampton and Bournemouth without taking out stops or increasing the line speed. Currently fast trains take 74 minutes to Southampton and 105 minutes to Bourne...
by Chris Meredith
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

The boiler has now been reunited with the frames, progress continues apace. There is an excellent series of photos on the news section of the Clan Line website.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

The boiler has now passed it's out of frames steam test.
by Chris Meredith
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76673

Re: CLAN LINE

The boiler has passed it's hydraulic test at 400 psi, the clock starts ticking when it is back in the frames and a steam test is carried out.