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Maximum Gradients for 3.5" locos

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John Billard 117/02/2017 10:57:31
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My friends in the North Norfolk Model Engineering Club are having to plan for a new track as they are likely to have to move from their existing site at Holt. I have been asked what the maximum gradient is practical for 3.5" locos for public passenger hauling for example with a Princess Marina?

Advice would be appreciated

John B

Martin Kyte17/02/2017 11:44:02
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Why are they having to move? Don't they share space with the North Norfolk Railway?

regards Martin

John Billard 117/02/2017 11:57:50
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I can't speak for the club but I believe that they are being given notice by the NNR as the site is required for a turntable.

Best wishes

John B

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