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    3801 back in steam

    Locomotive 3801 Project | THNSW

    3801 has passed her boiler test and is now able to run at 245lbs of pressure for the first time in many years. I'm looking forward to seeing her on the rails again, Garrets are nice but there's something special about the 38s



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    Tote
    Go home, your igloo is on fire....
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    It returns to service on the 27th of March:

    https://www.thnsw.com.au/3801

    I'll have to find out what time it leaves Thirlmere to watch it through Douglas Park .
    Scott

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    I haven't followed any previous Posts on 3801, but always pleased when a Tea Kettle is back on the rails & moving as they were designed to & not rust away in some lonely back block.

    Congratulations to all concerned.

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    WooHoo, hopefully it will be down this way in the second half of the year, I still like chasing the 38s even better than the Garrett.

    Regards,
    Tote
    Go home, your igloo is on fire....
    MY2016 Aintree Green Defender 130 Cab Chassis
    2007 Discovery 3 - Gone
    Discovery 2 SE - Gone
    Discovery 1 TDI300- Gone
    1957 Series 1 107 ute - In pieces
    1955 Series 1 86 - parts
    Assorted Falcons and Jeeps.....

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    I was really looking forward to seeing it again, my Grandfather built the boilers on the 38 Class, but I just read on Stalkbook that Transport Heritage's relaunch on march 28th has been postponed.
    1964, S2a SWB "Ralph"
    1977, S3 SWB "Smeg" (Gone)
    1996 D1 300tdi auto (Gone)
    1973 Rangie Classic (Gone)
    2012, 110 (Series 12) Puma "The Tardis"
    1962 109" Tray Back "Ernie"
    1998 D1 300tdi (Dizzy)
    2017 Kawasaki Versys 1000

    You must now cut down the tallest tree in the forest... With... A HERRING!!!!!

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    Bummer! Disappointed for you considering you GP's Connections.

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