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Posted on November 6, 2011 at 1:35 PM

06/11/2011

It is now possible to officially announce that 47701 will be entering traffic at the Dartmoor Railway. The long awaited return to traffic, and debut at the Dartmoor Railway has come about after months of e-mails, letters and phone calls to BARS (British American Rail Services who provide Dartmoor Railway managment). This information has been given to us verbally, and no official notice has been provided by BARS. Please keep coming back to this site to find out if 47701 has be...

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Posted on January 14, 2011 at 11:30 PM

14/01/2011


It is with sincere regret that this site is undergoing a temporary shut-down. It will remain online in its current state but no new Latest News updates will be posted and the forums will remain locked until a definitive date for 47701's return to front-line service on the Dartmoor Railway has been confirmed. I sincerely apologise to everyone who is following 47701's progress through this site. It is hoped that the site won't be locked for too long, but currently w...

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Posted on August 21, 2010 at 10:30 PM
21/08/2010 The news you have all been waiting for, as I type this long awaited Latest News a health and safety proposal is going through the motions with the relevant personnel at Dartmoor Railway for the running of 47701 in revenue earning service. It is hoped by owner Tracy Lear and the 701 support team that 701 could enter traffic by the end of this month subject to approval of the health and safety proposal. This would be the first revenue earning work 701 has been employed on since her s... Read Full Post »

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Posted on March 17, 2010 at 1:20 PM

17/03/2010

 

A long time in coming, but hopefully worth the wait. Where it is not yet possible to say as and when 47701 will make her debut on frontline duties for Dartmoor Railway there is light at the end of the tunnel. As many may well be aware by now 47701 has had a fairly big complication with returning to service owing mainly to the fact she currently has a halon fire extinguisher system, and therefore is uninsurable should she catch fire whilst in servic...

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Posted on January 21, 2010 at 9:50 PM

21/01/2010

 

Whilst 701 waits in Meldon shed with winter maintenance taking part before the busy 2010 season on the Dartmoor Railway this website is gathering a pace. New members almost every day and all with valuable and important opinions and contributions to provide about 701 and related issues.

 

All comments are welcomed on this site and constructive criticism will be taken onboard. It has however come to my attention that comments being posted are publi...

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