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by murryb
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: LNWR Carriages
Topic: LNWR Diagrams Carriage Stock
Replies: 0
Views: 101

LNWR Diagrams Carriage Stock

On looking through my copy of the above I have a couple of questions. Page/D 445 Combination Truck there are 6 listed as Elephant Trucks which I assume means they were suitable for the transport of Elephants. There are some carriages that have a circle with a x inside beside the carriage number, doe...
by murryb
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Modelling the LNWR
Topic: Tail Lamp Iron
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Tail Lamp Iron

Lamp iron from Drawing.
by murryb
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Modelling the LNWR
Topic: Tail Lamp Iron
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Tail Lamp Iron

I found it! is on the drawing that was sent to me by Brian and my guess was right 7" high with bottom that bolts on to the carriage 5" and projects 1 3/4" from body with a additional 2" from up right.Must of looked at it 3 or 4 times there is so much info on the drawing Will post a photo later as co...
by murryb
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Modelling the LNWR
Topic: Tail Lamp Iron
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Tail Lamp Iron

What was the size of the lamp irons please. From a drawing I have of 30ft 1inch coach end, I think 7-8 inches high for the part the lamp hangs on and part that bolts on to the carriage 5 inches and how far did they project out. Need to finish D26 cattle wagon, instructions say to fit but does not se...
by murryb
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: LNWR Carriages
Topic: D205 brake composite
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: D205 brake composite

Could be a research project to locate the reason why.
by murryb
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Sales
Topic: Vectis Auction 17th January 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 405

Re: Vectis Auction 17th January 2020

What did they go for

Murray
by murryb
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Modelling the LNWR
Topic: LNWR wagon grey
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: LNWR wagon grey

It is along way to come for a cup of tea, there are also a few other bits and pieces I need.
But if you want to come down we can take you up to the lakes to catch some salmon to put on the crackers with the tea
by murryb
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Modelling the LNWR
Topic: LNWR wagon grey
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: LNWR wagon grey

Among the cobwebs I seem to remember a reference to battleship grey.
by murryb
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: LNWR Carriages
Topic: Carriage Gas Pipes
Replies: 0
Views: 108

Carriage Gas Pipes

The 30ft 1" coaches had 2 pipes supplying the lamps with one being for the pilot. In pictures of carriage roofs most seem to have only one pipe and some seem to have the pipes covered. refer str394c Warwickshire Railways the coaches on the left hand side if the picture look like they have 2 pipes an...
by murryb
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: LNWR Carriages
Topic: 30ft 1in Carriages Gas pipes.
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: 30ft 1in Carriages Gas pipes.

I have received the following reply to my inquiry about the rainstrip to the Picnic Saloon Trust from Tony Lyster The rain strip on this saloon is 17 inches from the gutter edge above the centre axle (6 wheel coach), the rain strip itself is 2.25 inches high at this point but tapers down to 1.25 inc...