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  1. marshall5 liked StoneRoad's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    In a word "YES" ...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 10:09 PM
  2. marshall5 liked Thompson1706's post in the thread Trawsfynydd and Blaenau Ffestiniog Railway.

    See See post 552 for identity. Bob.

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:57 PM
  3. marshall5 replied to the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    ... and the Steamplex the following year IIRC. Ray.

    Jul 15, 2018 at 9:48 PM
  4. marshall5 replied to the thread Trawsfynydd and Blaenau Ffestiniog Railway.

    IIRC Gordon Walker, the first? chairman, had proposed doing a new-build Patriot. I think this was after his idea of building an L&Y Dreadnought. Ray.

    Jul 15, 2018 at 9:36 PM
  5. marshall5 replied to the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    Apologies if it sounded like I was getting at you personally. I don't know your circumstances and whether you are even able to travel to the Island. As you have probably gathered I feel very passionately about our railways and the...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 10:27 AM
  6. marshall5 replied to the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    That would be 1975, a couple of years before the Government took over the IMR and, yes, much has changed over the intervening 43 years - mostly for the better. Unfortunately relying solely on the railway press for information is sometimes a poor...

    Jul 12, 2018
  7. marshall5 liked MuzTrem's post in the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Extension plans.

    Coach 2 is now at the National Railway Museum, and has been conserved in "as-found" condition. And that is exactly how she should stay! She is a perfect time capsule; apart from some paint on the exterior she is essentially unchanged since the...

    Jul 12, 2018
  8. marshall5 replied to the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    It isn't "heresy to even ask such questions" as, in the past, several items of IMR rolling stock have, previously, been sold or donated 'off-Island'. The best known is loco No3 sectioned at MOSI. The pair of MNR Hurst Nelsons, a pair of MNR 6wh...

    Jul 12, 2018