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by Chris Meredith
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
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Re: CLAN LINE

From reports I have received Clan Line at a cracking trip to Stratford on Avon yesterday culminating on the return from a signal check at Didcot East Jn passed at 9 MPH to passing Ealing Broadway the 47 1/4 miles were run in 42 1/2 minutes, mile after mile the speed was 75 MPH or there abouts, passe...
by Chris Meredith
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
Views: 70864

Re: CLAN LINE

I am pleased to report that Clan Line has passed her fitness to run for tomorrow's Belmond Pullman to Stratford on Avon, with sister engine 35018 British India Line on today's run to Weymouth who would have believed that two Bulleid Merchant Navy Pacifics in 2 days would be out on the mainline 52 ye...
by Chris Meredith
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
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An incident free 'Surrey Hills' with a right time arrival back at Victoria. On return to Stewarts Lane we handed over to another support crew, serviced the loco, put on the 'Golden Arrow' regalia and headed off for the open day at Ramsgate, hauling our support coach and Belmond livered Class 67 No.6...
by Chris Meredith
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
Views: 70864

Re: CLAN LINE

I can report that Clan Line has passed her fitness to run for tomorrow's Surrey Hills 'Belmond British Pullman'. Upon the return to Stewarts Lane the loco will be doing a quick turnaround prior to a movement to Ramsgate departing at 2010 hauling our support coach and a DB Class 67 for the South East...
by Chris Meredith
Fri May 17, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
Views: 70864

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A good trip with no issues to report, arrival at Bristol TM a couple of minutes early return arrived at Victoria 15 minutes early! I understand from support crew who were on the train that some spirited running took place.
by Chris Meredith
Tue May 14, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
Views: 70864

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I'm pleased to report that Clan Line has passed the FTR today and will be heading tomorrow's 'Belmond British Pullman' to Bath & Bristol. The route outward and return will be via Ascot & Swindon. Victoria depart 0845, Bracknell 09 57-10 10, Reading Plat15 10 32-1039, Didcot 11/05, Swindon UML 12 09-...
by Chris Meredith
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
Views: 70864

Re: CLAN LINE

Yesterday's 'Surrey Hills' was a bit of a 'curates egg'. Clan performed in her usual exemplary style, however the trip was thawted for a number of reasons. Before Clapham Jn the train was held for a London Overground service this meant that the train was 14' late at Clapham Jn with consequential los...
by Chris Meredith
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
Views: 70864

Re: CLAN LINE

Clan Line has passed her fitness to run and will be hauling tomorrow's Belmond 'Surrey Hills' Pullman tomorrow, Thursday 18/04.
by Chris Meredith
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CLAN LINE
Replies: 116
Views: 70864

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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: 116
Views: 70864

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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...