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  1. ilvaporista attached a file to the thread Oswestry Update.

    The sleeper car arrived by road and was quickly unloaded and run round to the station for inspection. 10722 is a Mk3 sleeper car last in use on the Caledonian services. Again a disposal from the Porterbrook fleet. A big thank you to the...

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  2. ilvaporista replied to the thread Oswestry Update.

    Another arrival today. A Mk.3 sleeping car. I will post details tomorrow on the blog.

    May 27, 2020 at 10:02 PM
  3. ilvaporista attached a file to the thread Oswestry Update.

    This is Norman's photo of the view from the halt towards the A5 at the end of last year. The way might be clear but the track has not seen any rolling stock for many years.[ATTACH]

    Clear view to A5.jpg May 26, 2020 at 9:37 AM
  4. ilvaporista replied to the thread Bridge that Gap: Great Central Railway News.

    Instead of raising the A6 the track could be lowered to pass under.

    May 25, 2020 at 4:02 PM
  5. ilvaporista liked 34015's post in the thread Churnet Valley Railway General Discussion.

    One signal erected and two more now started. [ATTACH]

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  6. ilvaporista liked NeilL's post in the thread Churnet Valley Railway General Discussion.

    First bit of OAPWay work today. Just two of us so that we could manage our social distancing. For some time the regrowth below the canal at Iron Bridge has been a job we wanted to start on so that it was possible again to get good photos from the...

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  7. ilvaporista liked 5944's post in the thread Oswestry Update.

    From Cambrian Heritage Railways Facebook page...

    May 23, 2020
  8. ilvaporista attached a file to the thread Oswestry Update.

    The units are now stored at Gobowen station. Plans will become clearer in time but these are for the community rail service. Meanwhile the virus appeal for donations continues. Details on the CHR website. Photo: CHR[ATTACH] PS I understand that...

    Pacer at Gobowen.JPG May 23, 2020