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by Chris Meredith
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

After some very hard work over the last few days by MNLPS working members, I am delighted to say that Clan Line has passed FTR for tomorrow's UKRT trip to Sherborne. It will be a significant trip for the loco as 23rd December will be her 70th anniversary from when she first entered traffic, in honou...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has failed FTR today so that it is with regret that the loco will not be appearing on tomorrow's Belmond 'Surrey Hills' Pullman. The reason for the failure is damage to a tyre on the middle tender wheelset, it is thought that this may have happened when the loco was in South Wales last wee...
by Chris Meredith
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line returned to Stewarts Lane from Cardiff after VIP duties as train engine with the Royal Train stock as far as Hanwell Loop. She detached there and made her way to depot arriving about 1730 where the next support crew for the following day's Pullman were waiting to complete the fitness to ru...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

This morning at just after 10am Clan Line arrived at Cardiff hauling the Royal Train with the Prince of Wales on board, before leaving the station he spoke with the support crew and the footplate crew he also had a cab visit and was presented with a framed poster of our locomotive. Clan Line travell...
by Chris Meredith
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

I was not responsible for keeping the log on this occasion but have received reports from members of the support crew and some of those who were on the train. I am told that Saturday's trip was another exemplary performance by Clan Line, time keeping was good throughout the day with an arrival back ...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

Further to my previous post, this will be the last run by steam between Old Oak Jn and Greenford East Junction via Park Royal prior to closure in present form in December. Summary times as follows: Train No. 1Z72, Paddington P9 dep 11 23, Park Royal 11/33,Princes Risborough 12 34-48, Oxford Parkway ...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has passed FTR exam and is well prepared for tomorrow's UKRT 'Chiltern and Downs' trip.
by Chris Meredith
Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

Another successful performance without any drama by Clan Line on yesterday's 'Surrey Hills' departure was on time, arrival at the Shalford water stop was 4 1/2 minutes early where 2500 gallons was taken from the road tanker. Departure from Shalford was 1 minute early, slippery rails were encountered...
by Chris Meredith
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has passed fitness to run exam and is all prepared for tomorrow's 'Surrey Hills Belmond British Pullman'. We will be carrying a poppy wreath on the top lamp iron and a poppy on each of the headcode discs.
by Chris Meredith
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 122
Views: 76334

Re: CLAN LINE

A good run today with no issues, right time start and arrival back at Victoria.