If you register, you can do a lot more. And become an active part of our growing community. You'll have access to hidden forums, and enjoy the ability of replying and starting conversations.

Llwyngwern's Recent Activity

  1. Llwyngwern replied to the thread Developments on the Corris Railway.

    Yes it is the plan to fit number 10 with sanding gear. Having a volunteer perch on the buffer beam pouring sand on the rail from a watering can as the train makes its way along, as per a picture of Robert Pryce Owen doing that, is not going to...

    Jun 23, 2021 at 6:54 AM
  2. Llwyngwern replied to the thread Developments on the Corris Railway.

    New New photos have appeared on the main website this evening, Tues 22nd

    Jun 22, 2021 at 7:20 PM
  3. Llwyngwern replied to the thread Developments on the Corris Railway.

    The Great Little Trains site was updated with the news on the 17th it seems. Hopefully a train image will appear there soon. Meanwhile the Corris facebook site, which I can access without being an FB member, has news that the bottom half of...

    Jun 22, 2021 at 8:04 AM
  4. Llwyngwern liked marshall5's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    A peek inside Douglas workshops - photos from IoMSRSA. Earlier this week recently restored, privately owned Manx Northern Cleminson N45 was having a few odd jobs done. IMR No12 Hutchinson has been in the workshops for the last couple of weeks...

    MNR N45 Douglas 14.6.21 IoMSRSA.jpg IMR No12 Douglas workshop preparatory to boiler lift on 18.6.21 IoMSRSA.jpg Jun 18, 2021 at 4:14 PM
  5. Llwyngwern liked Michael B's post in the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    Harriet Bridle in her book 'Woody Bay' has recorded (pp42-4 and 51) several names on documents from the 1700s to 1838 such as Whiddby Weddebay and Withy Bay, but the Ordnance Survey map of 1809 has Woodabay. This name appears in Directories,...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 7:12 AM
  6. Llwyngwern replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    Yes it did change and was the usage at the time when it was hoped that there would be a new Bristol Channel holiday development at Woody/Wooda Bay itself served by a branch from what has remained Woody Bay station ever since. Presumably had all...

    Jun 17, 2021