Discussions about the Bus and Coach Preservation scene for Midland "Red" Motor Services and related companies.
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It is quite different to most diesel locomotives, has a unique engine sound and pulls very well with Voith hydraulic transmission. The photo of GWR large prairie tank 4144 shows it struggling to move a 9 coach train away from Bridgnorth; at one point it slipped to a stop, but recovered with much steam from the cylinder cocks and uncharacteristic black smoke and crept very slowly up the gradient out of the station in a southerly direction.
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