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Clinker

By Alan BarnesDec 12, 20171 commentAST News

Your article on clinker was something I could relate to. I’ve been a fireman on the Welshpool & Llanfair Rly for 21 years although my volunteering career started on the Ffestiniog Rly back in 1968. A round trip on the W&L is 16 miles, the gradient profile is rather sawtooth with some steep climbs followed […]

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Conference Abstracts now available

By Chris NewmanAug 29, 2017AST News

A compilation of presentation Abstracts and speaker introductions was recently circulated to ASTT members.  It can now be downloaded from this website by clicking here. Members and others who have indicated their intention of attending the conference are asked to confirm their reservations before their seats are made available to others.   It is important […]

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2017 Conference Update

By Chris NewmanJul 24, 2017AST News

ASTT has released its latest update on the Bury Conference to be held over the weekend of 30th Sept – 1st Oct. The conference will include nine presentations covering on a wide range of subjects relating to steam locomotive engineering.  It will also include visits to the East Lancs Railway workshops and Ian Riley’s workshops, […]

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