HiWould produce what has to be the UGLIEST Diesels known to mankind! I mean look at that thing!?
HiWhat's a modern british "shunter" look like?
The modernisation plan was introduced in 1955. Essentially because we were falling behind the rest of the world. A lot of this due to getting the system running again after WWII. Some think that British railways pretty much won the war by keeping supply chains running - in Europe at least.Why was the Modernization plan even brought up, if England kept their steam for so long anyways? Wouldn't it just have been better to keep it? When did it take place?
It wont be powered but in all other respects it will be like the real thing. the pantographs run on the wires and it is all tensioned with springs - Interestingly Birmingham station is below the speed limit required for tensioned overhead but the model needs it to keep things straight.I really enjoy your catenary! This is masterful work, and I look forward to more updates! So what you suggested in you last post is that you're going to run your trains off the overhead once complete? Wow! How do you go about doing that?
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