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A few years ago there was a gathering at the NRM York of the six A4 class locomotives. I was fortunate to be able to visit the NRM whilst they were on display. I particularly wanted to see the two that were shipped here from the Americas. Dwight D Eisenhower is from Green Bay, Wisconsin and many of ...
Locomotive 6023 was a GWR 4-6-0 King class, King Edward II built in 1930 and spent most of its national network career based at Newton Abbot in Devon. It always carried number 6023 even after nationalization in 1948. Locomotive 60103 (formerly LNER 4472 ) Flying Scotsman a class A3 Pacific 4-6-2 bui...
- 17:38 Wednesday 6th December 2017
- Forum: Yeomans / Lugg Valley
- Topic: Another Acquisition
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Good to see Yeomans name still about in transport circles. I guess they have come a long way since I travelled on their buses from Hereford town to Credenhill (RAF) station. They had a few veterans in use in those mid 1950's days.
- 17:34 Wednesday 6th December 2017
- Forum: Fleet Discussion
- Topic: Stagecoach in Paignton Monday 3 July 2017.
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Stagecoach Devon recently introduced new buses in Torbay. Most (17 I think) are in the new white/two-tone red and the other five in corporate livery. The new colours do look very smart. I had the opportunity to ride on a couple of them the other day. Although I do not use WiFi outdoors I am sure for...