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3650 Pictured in private owner blue livery 27 March 2020
Iron Duke   3 April 2020
  Interchangeability of loco parts 9 April 2020
1014 The County Conundrum - There's Lots in a Name 17 April 2020
1363 The Big Thirteen - Lucky for some? 24 April 2020
1466 #MuseumFromHome - 1466, Didcot's Pioneer 30 April 2020
3822 No. 3822 Built to Serve 7 May 2020
  Taking the Water (Locomotive water troughs) 15 May 2020
  A Valve by Any Other Name Could be a Gear 22 May 2020
  We're NOT Going on a Summer Holiday (Locomotive names) 29 May 2020
  Under Pressure (Locomotive boilers) 5 June 2020
1363 1363 - Survivor Extraordinaire 12 June 2020
  Is Everyone All Whyte? (Wheel arrangements - pt 1) 19 June 2020
  Is Everyone Still All Whyte? (Wheel arrangements - pt 2) 26 June 2020
2999 Award Nomination for the Saint 3 July 2020
  Are You Single? (Single wheelers) 10 July 2020
  Decoding an Engine (Shed codes and route availability) 17 July 2020
  Auto Working Wonders 24 July 2020
6023 All Hail the King 31 July 2020
4144 Prairie Pondering, Part One - Primary Prairies 7 August 2020
6106 Prairie Pondering, Part Two - The Prairie GTI 14 August 2020
5572 Prairie Pondering, Part Three - Prairies in the Wild 21 August 2020
  A King-size education for trainspotters (Locomotive names) 28 August 2020
  Lubrication? We Are at a Total Loss... 4 September 2020
  The 'Ten Year Ticket' (Boiler certification) 11 September 2020
1014 1014 ‘County of Glamorgan’ - The TRUE Story 18 September 2020
93 Railmotor Requiem 25 September 2020
4079 The Return of the Champion - Chapter 1 2 October 2020
  Hydrostatic Hyperbole ? (Hydrostatic displacement lubrication) 9 October 2020
  A Tender Behind! (Locomotive Tenders - Part 1) 16 October 2020
  Another Tender Behind (Locomotive Tenders - Part 2) 23 October 2020
08604 Spooky Shunting Spectacular (08 Shunters) 30 October 2020
5322 The Iron Warhorse 6 November 2020
4079 The Return of the Champion - Chapter 2 13 November 2020
  An Injection of Pure Genius (Steam Injectors) 20 November 2020
  A Long Term Round Up (4709, 1014, 7202) 27 November 2020
4079 The Return of the Champion - Chapter 3 4 December 2020
  Chiming with Chimneys 11 December 2020
  A Guest for Christmas (recollections of Ted Abear) 18 December 2020
  Wonderful Winter Wagons Part 1: Into the Swamp... (Crocodiles) 15 January 2021
  Wonderful Winter Wagons Part 2: A Case of Hay Fever? (Pollens) 22 January 2021
  Wonderful Winter Wagons Part 3: More Ribbit than Rivet? (Toads) 29 January 2021
  Wonderful Winter Wagons Part 4: It’s Go Go on the MOGO but No Go on the ASMO (Car carrying wagons) 5 February 2021
  Working This Out Was A Real (Tractive) Effort! (Calculating Tractive Effort) 12 February 2021
  Actually, Totally Cool! (GWR Automatic Train Control) 19 February 2021
  Going Underground, Going Underground... Part 1 (The GWR and the Metropolitan Railway) 26 February 2021
  Deeper Underground - Part 2 (The GWR, Smithfield Meat Market and Mica Vans) 5 March 2021
  The 10 Things Treasure Trail (Some curious facts about some of our locomotives) 12 March 2021
Fire Fly Broad Gauge Banter Part 1: Broadening Your Horizons? (Gauges and gauge conversion) 19 March 2021
  Broad Gauge Banter Part 2 - This Train Sucks! (The South Devon Railway and the atmospheric system) 26 March 2021
  This is Just Purrfect (A significantly dated review of the GWR's Feline Services Division) 1 April 2021
  The Ten More Things Treasure Hunt (Some curious facts about some of our locomotives) 9 April 2021
1340 The Return of the Little Warrior 16 April 2021
4079 The Return of the Champion - Chapter 4 23 April 2021
22 Busman's Holiday? (The GWR's Diesel Railcars) 23 April 2021
1466 No. 1466 - The Pioneer's Progress 7 May 2021
1338 The Cardiff Connection 14 May 2021
5 Ancient Artefact - Part 1 21 May 2021
5 Ancient Artefact - Part 2 28 May 2021
  (All about locomotive wheels) 4 June 2021
  Luxurious Saloons? Super! (The GWR Super Saloon carriages) 11 June 2021
  Yorkshire Gold in a Didcot Mirror (Comparisons with visiting Lambton Tank locomotive) 18 June 2021
Fire Fly The Lampyridae Legend 25 June 2021
1466 The Pioneer's Progress - Part 2 2 July 2021
  Oh, six two? Part 1 (A survey of 0-6-2 Tank Engines on the GWR, and elsewhere) 9 July 2021
  Oh, six two? Part 2 (A survey of 0-6-2 Tank Engines on the GWR, and elsewhere) 16 July 2021
  The Yanks are coming (The USA S160 class) 23 July 2021
6697 Oh, six two? Part 3 (A survey of 0-6-2 Tank Engines on the GWR, and elsewhere) 30 July 2021
  They Also Served (Locomotives that served the UK in time of war) 6 August 2021
18000 The Turbine Twins (The gas turbine locomotives ordered by the GWR) 13 August 2021
2999 Very Virtuous Vehicles? Part 1 (The Saint Class) 20 August 2021
2999 Very Virtuous Vehicles? Part 2 (The Saint Class) 27 August 2021
2999 Very Virtuous Vehicles? Part 3 (The Saint Class) 3 September 2021
  The ‘Glamorous World’ of Steam Locomotives? (The boiler washout) 10 September 2021
1466 The Pioneer's Progress - Part 3 17 September 2021
4079 The Return of the Champion - Chapter 5 24 September 2021

 

 

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