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by Chris Meredith
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
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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: 138
Views: 253396

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: 138
Views: 253396

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: 138
Views: 253396

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: 138
Views: 253396

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: 138
Views: 253396

Re: CLAN LINE

A good run today with no issues, right time start and arrival back at Victoria.
by Chris Meredith
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
Views: 253396

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has passed her fitness to run examination and will be hauling today's Belmond British Pullman 'Surrey Hills' departing in the standard pathway from Victoria at 12 28 from platform 2, out via Richmond, Chertsey, Guildford, Shalford water stop 14 24-39 return via Redhill, East Croydon, Strea...
by Chris Meredith
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Library
Replies: 27
Views: 46657

Re: Library

Geoff, Thank you for the superb images of the library opening, I also had an invite in my capacity as Chairman of the Croydon branch but regrettably was unable to attend due a previous engagement at the MNLPS (Clan Line) members open day. Peter Wilson our secretary stood in for me. It looks a brilli...
by Chris Meredith
Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
Views: 253396

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line performed faultlessly on Saturday's "Surrey Hills" with nearly 600 tons on the drawbar she surmounted the 1/96 Gomshall summit at 24 MPH from the water stop at Shalford in heavy rain with very greasy rail conditions superbly handled by Paul Major who was driving. The train was delayed at G...
by Chris Meredith
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 138
Views: 253396

Re: CLAN LINE

Note there will be a class 67 on the rear throughout on today's Surrey Hills, NOT to provide assistance, this is a result of the generator coach still being out of commission having suffered flats prior to the recent Bristol trip. It will only be there for hotel purposes.