Does 600 still survive somewhere? ISTR it had spur gears.
On Sun, 12 Nov 2023, 02:27 'Mick Duncan' via TramsDownUnder, <
> Gday All
> I was wrong,Tonys W2 407 still has Spur gears,its prob the lsst tram
> on earth that still has them and still running
> If you want to hear spur geared 265 motors, Thomsons, then come to BTM
> when 407 is running
> Cheers, Mick
> On 11/11/2023 1:39 am, Mick Duncan wrote:
> > Gday Bob,All
> > Sadly no.AFAIK,all the BTH motors got Double Helical gears but 407 at BTM
> > has 265D with DH gears as well as 249 at Loftus but the famous BTH howl,
> > a mumble at low speed, is still just just hearable,better than nothing
> > BTH spur geared W2s accelerating is one of the best traction sounds EVER
> > Gee I miss driving them and 433 at Camberwell was the best of the lot
> > IMHO the best transport sounds are,not in any order,the 38 loco,BTH
> > and Merlin engines
> > Cheers, Mick, sobbing about things lost,esp Thomsons
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