BLUEBELL RLY - AUTUMN GALA 2019

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BLUEBELL RLY - AUTUMN GALA 2019

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Post by Steve M » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:27 pm

One of the guest locos, Duchess of Sutherland has been withdrawn from the October gala - being replaced by Mayflower.
Not sure why.
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Post by Steve M » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:45 pm

Loco failure according to Heritage Rail.
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Post by Steve M » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:10 pm

But apparently it’s now fixed and returning to the mainline this Friday.

Can’t quite understand why it remains withdrawn from the gala though.
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Post by Walkingthedog » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:20 pm

Too late to get it there?
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Post by Steve M » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:48 pm

Walkingthedog wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:20 pm
Too late to get it there?
The gala is not until October!
I reckon they’ve asked for more money. :roll:
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Post by Walkingthedog » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:53 pm

Could be. Perhaps they had already booked the replacement loco and decided they couldn’t afford the Duchess as well.
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Post by Steve M » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:51 pm

Very difficult photo conditions on a very soggy day. I managed to catch up with PP just about at the point where he had given up trying to stay dry.


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Post by Steve M » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:25 pm

A very short video - complete with raindrops.

https://youtu.be/aqt10yLv_EQ
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