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What A sight
Started by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse

An A1 class 60163 Tornado locomotive “The Mad Hatter” flying through Wigan North Western. I bet that was spectacular sight.

Posted by: mindar (1332) Report abuse
Lovely picture.Thanks for posting Terry

The Mad Hatter

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
I'm not a train spotter or anything like that but I like the beauty of these engines. I would have liked to see it going through the station though.

Posted by: tomplum (6181)  Report abuse
yea, its not just the beauty of the sight, its the sound,the smell,the atmosphere,the nostalgia that takes us back for a moment when Britain built these monsters to transport goods and people around the country, A time when Britain produced goods, Now we don't produce anything, We buy plastic objects from China that don't last,

Posted by: FAT MICK (1091) Report abuse
I was told that our bathroom plastic water pipes would last for ever and ever {:t}

Posted by: basil brush (13851) Report abuse
Pity it didn't stop

Posted by: tomplum (6181)  Report abuse
your plastic pipes the very best of the best are Hep20 and are guaranteed for 50 years, the next best are john guest and are guaranteed for 25 years, all the rest give tail light guarantees, which means when the plumbers van tail light is out of sight, the guarantee is as well,

Posted by: nanajacqui (2925)  Report abuse
Tom you're so funny,I know I've met you

Posted by: tomplum (6181)  Report abuse
thank you nanajacqui,

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Those meals from the Chinese don't last very long either, half an hour later you're hungry again.

Posted by: basil brush (13851) Report abuse
Britannia 70000, coming through Wigan, approx 13.30 today, apparently

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Are you going to see it Basil Brush?

Posted by: basil brush (13851) Report abuse
No, I'm going to the Mount, cos i was baby sitting AGAIN last night so i shall be on free drinks today


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