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Class 50 50044 Exeter
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5Z50



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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 7:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sigman wrote:
Problem with the brakes on the cl50, so we were informed at the WMSC.


Not correct. 50 brakes were fine, and infact to prove it, a brake test was conducted using 50031 and they worked fine.

Ill informed report, I'm afraid.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 9:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

56303 down Old Hill at 09.35 on way to Kidder to collect the 50.
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Check the blog for all the latest sightings, photos or videos:-
http://www.sharpos-world.co.uk/blog/

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http://www.sharpos-world.co.uk/blog/?page_id=5050
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 11:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Convoy (56303 leading 50044) reported as being at Blakedown about 10 minutes ago.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, saw it at Blakedown, but I was on a train going to Worcester at the time - so couldn't get a photo. I did suggest to Mrs. S. that she get off our train & stand in front of it until the convoy passed by, she wasn't impressed!
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 12:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dave Redbourne on Preserved Diesels Facebook site has commented 50049 has all its liners back in, and it is hoped that 44's new engine will be craned in the first week of November.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Loco Latest

50044: Failed on the mainline in July 2012. The failure was crank shaft and big end bearing related. A replacement power unit has been obtained from a Portuguese 18XX, this has been overhauled and modified to UK specification. This replacement unit was paired with teh existing Generator at Brush in Loughborough. To return to the mainline Exeter will also need GSM-R fitted, and appeal has been launched to fund the power unit overhaul and the fitting of GSM-R


http://www.fiftyfund.org.uk/news.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Class 50 news on Twitter:

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50044 is on show this weekend at the Derby open day. After Derby, Exeter will return to the SVR.


Verification anyone?

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P.S. A touch of beyond the Fringe? Get thee to Derby, Exeter....
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hearn_p wrote:
Class 50 news on Twitter:

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50044 is on show this weekend at the Derby open day. After Derby, Exeter will return to the SVR.


Verification anyone?

Cheers

Patrick


It's all part of the Derby 175 openday at Etches Park. http://www.derby175.co.uk/... So the date is wrong in the twitter feed, as the open day is taking place on 13th September which is next weekend, not this weekend.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ah, thanks.

Will '44 then be returning to SVR?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hearn_p wrote:
Ah, thanks.

Will '44 then be returning to SVR?

Patrick
Yes it will return to KR after the Derby 175 open day, but the details are yet to be finalised.

Exeter still requries extensive work before it will be back in service....
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Fifty Fund is on Twitter is see -

@thefiftyfund

https://twitter.com/thefiftyfund

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

d431hood wrote:
hearn_p wrote:
Ah, thanks.

Will '44 then be returning to SVR?

Patrick
Yes it will return to KR after the Derby 175 open day, but the details are yet to be finalised.

Exeter still requries extensive work before it will be back in service....


Suggested on FB that she returns tomorrow?

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Extract from the Severn Valley Diesels Official Group [published 18 August 2018, 3hrs ago].
https://www.facebook.com/groups/895472313877202/

50044:
50044 on test today at Bewdley having arrived light engine from Kidderminster. The locomotive has been out of service since July 2012 and has received an overhauled engine, main, ETH and auxiliary generators as well as a host of other work by Class 50 Alliance volunteers.

Also see photograph
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=908559702678758&set=gm.1818114831612941&type=3&theater&ifg=1

This forum thread is an extract based on information shown on the main Severn Valley Diesels Official Group site and is not necessarily updated to reflect change. Always refer back to and check the main Severn Valley Diesels Official Group site to confirm details are still correct.
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