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by Chris Meredith
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
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Re: CLAN LINE

A reminder: I shall be giving a presentation on 'Clan Line' to the Surrey branch next Tuesday 26th March commencing 1915 at Woking United Reformed Church, White Rose Lane, Woking GU22 7HA. 5 minutes walk from platform 5 exit at Woking station.
by Chris Meredith
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
Views: 253416

Re: CLAN LINE

Yesterday's Surrey Hills was run in somewhat trying conditions, the outward part of the run to the water stop at Shalford was completed without incident, then the rains came! The result was very greasy rail conditions which resulted on some loss of time on the climb up to the summit at Gomshall. The...
by Chris Meredith
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
Views: 253416

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has successfully passed the fitness to run examination today, we will be out on the Belmond British Pullman, Surrey Hills tomorrow.
by Chris Meredith
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
Views: 253416

Re: CLAN LINE

Since the end of December Clan Line has been undergoing annual maintenance. Amongst work that has been undertaken, the inside of the tender tank has been painted and lined with epoxy resin, the driver's side motion has received attention consisting of replacing bushes and re white metalling, the smo...
by Chris Meredith
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
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Yesterday carried out a boiler wash at the start of our annual outage.
by Chris Meredith
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
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An excellent trip to Sherborne despite some late running due to influences outside the control of the loco operator, for example we were stopped and cautioned at as a result of a dog on the line at Isleworth! Some sustained high speed running on both the outwards and return journeys, right time arri...
by Chris Meredith
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
Views: 253416

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: 138
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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: 138
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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: 138
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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...