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  1. Reading General replied to the thread 100% Authenticity.

    I don't think 100% accurate is even remotely possible and the bigger the sample you chose the less the chances of authenticity.

    May 21, 2018 at 12:36 PM
  2. Reading General replied to the thread S&D Chilcompton Station Project.

    I've said it before, the Man is a do-er , he makes things happen. I'm not involved at all and I don't know if they'll succeed but I wish them well.

    May 21, 2018 at 10:15 AM
  3. Reading General replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Extension plans.

    well I assumed it was for the underframe alone. Probably plenty of spare running gear on the IoM

    May 19, 2018 at 1:43 PM
  4. Reading General replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Extension plans.

    You did say that an entire carriage had been quoted at £160,000, which gave me the impression that it was a commercial quote, and also someone else quoted the cost of the underframe at £7000

    May 19, 2018 at 1:03 PM
  5. Reading General replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Extension plans.

    no I'd say an underframe is a fairly basic welding job. It's the bodywork that would cost

    May 19, 2018 at 11:56 AM
  6. Reading General replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Extension plans.

    Blackmoor Gate is a mouthwatering prospect, even if they never get any further, not really that far from Killington Lane . Such a lovely line, it will in time be a major attraction in the area.

    May 19, 2018 at 8:39 AM
  7. Reading General replied to the thread Irish weekend tour begins.

    I didn't say they are unviable, just that the two flows you saw are all there is, other than the Navan to Dublin Port ore traffic. The problem is pretty much everywhere of size has it's own port and no need for rail haulage. The Ballina and...

    May 18, 2018 at 2:02 PM
  8. Reading General replied to the thread Irish weekend tour begins.

    not mine no, although the Cortina is. :-)

    May 18, 2018 at 1:04 PM
  9. Reading General replied to the thread Irish weekend tour begins.

    a special treat, especially for me (see if you can tell why) [MEDIA]

    May 17, 2018 at 4:33 PM