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Posted by M636C on Sunday, April 01, 2018 9:06 AM

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Apparently the A1 Trust chaps are getting cracking on preliminary work for the V4 2-6-2 that is next in line for building after P-2 2007 Prince of Wales is completed.

https://www.a1steam.com/2018/01/29/first-components-acquired-new-gresley-class-v4/

 
I reported the acquisition of the wheel tyres on 18 February, above...
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Posted by M636C on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:37 PM

Tornado has had a failure of its inside valve gear.

https://www.a1steam.com/category/news/

Apparently the piston valve seized causing the combination lever to fail.

The bent combination lever can be seen lying on the track at the feet of a track worker (or crewman).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00N0Y2UCuuo&time_continue=40...

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Posted by zugmann on Saturday, April 21, 2018 6:03 PM

M636C
The bent combination lever can be seen lying on the track at the feet of a track worker (or crewman).

Who is standing in the gauge talking on his phone.  I know, different country, but still...

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