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Protocol for recording a failed locomotive - Posted: February 8, 2015 - 11:35 AM Quote and reply
I have a query which I'll put in English and then ask my question.

Many years ago I travelled behind 33022 from Bristol Temple Meads, the 15.14 departure to Portsmouth Harbour, as far as Bathampton Loop where it was declared a complete failure. 47143 was despatched from Bath Road and hauled the train, with the failed 33, from Bathampton to Salisbury. The coaching stock load from Bristol was 8/263/265.

So could I head up the log from Bathampton like this or is there some other protocol I could follow?

15.14 Bristol Temple Meads-Portsmouth Harbour
47143 with failed 33022
8/263/265
2.4.83
Bathampton Loop 0.00
etc
etc

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Nigel

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Re: Protocol for recording a failed locomotive - Posted: February 10, 2015 - 10:33 PM Quote and reply
I think the most important thing is to include all relevant information - how to do it is a matter of personal preference.

If something similar happened to me, I would show the 33 as the train loco, but include a note - loco failed, piloted by the 47 from Bathampton Loop.

Bevan Price



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Re: Protocol for recording a failed locomotive - Posted: February 11, 2015 - 8:12 AM Quote and reply
9102 said:
I think the most important thing is to include all relevant information - how to do it is a matter of personal preference.

If something similar happened to me, I would show the 33 as the train loco, but include a note - loco failed, piloted by the 47 from Bathampton Loop.

Bevan Price

Bevan,

Thanks for replying.

The thing that now bothers me in my example is that not only did the 47 have 8 Mk1 coaches to haul it also had an extra 78 tons of dead 33 to drag along.

So should I record

8/263/265

or

8/341/343

or

9/341/343

as the trailing load from Bathampton?

Obviously if both locos were under power it would be the first one hence my uncertainty.

Nigel.



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