Easter Update Part 2

Continuing on from the last update. The brake problem seemed to persist and then sadly she was failed in service on 29th April. However since her arrival at CVR in January 2009, this is only her second failure in service, which is actually quite impressive when you think of the number of days she has worked. She has pretty much been the only serviceable steam loco at the CVR during her time here, except
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January 2011

Happy New Year, hope everyone had a good Christmas break. Well 2010 has now ended, and looking back for 5199 it has been a successful year overall even though we've been more hands on with than we thought we'd be this time last year. Even though we were keeping an eye on her as we approached 7 years in service, I don't think anyone expected us to do what we have done during the second half of the
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February Update

Just a word of thanks to all those rallying round 5199 in order to get her back into traffic.Being on your own in the shed is no joke, it is cold, colder than outside, which was -5 at one point, and as Llangollen is not awash with volunteers as most were helping out at the Thomas event, in the event of me having of accident I would not have been found until Monday...A big thanks to Ste Jones and Gary
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