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Chris Barrie looks at trains, including the steam locomotive.
Sorry bout the short notice. Just found out 5 mins ago.
 

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QUOTE (poliss @ 13 Nov 2007, 18:52) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Chris Barrie looks at trains, including the steam locomotive.
Sorry bout the short notice. Just found out 5 mins ago.

Better than me - Maggie was channel hopping & found the last 5 minutes & dragged me out of the office for it !
 

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QUOTE (poliss @ 13 Nov 2007, 18:52) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Chris Barrie looks at trains, including the steam locomotive.
Sorry bout the short notice. Just found out 5 mins ago.

Just watched the programme, very entertaining. Especially when he fell off the (5" gauge?) model Crampton! Seriously I thought that another reason that Cramptons never caught on in the UK was that the position of the single driving wheel meant they had a tendancy to lift at the front and de-rail, especially when accellerating.
I remember reading a humerous quip many years ago "Voici le Crampton, il est dans le jardin de ma tante" and a cartoon picture.

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I thought it was smeggin fantastic!! Didn't know Rimmer was into railways. Only one teeny tiny error that I noticed. The Rocket didn't have a dome.
 
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