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  1. ruddingtonrsh56 replied to the thread Great Central Railway (Nottingham).

    Interesting. One would assume that, if the NHR board are publicly asking these questions, somehow they have got the impression that those two plans may be on the EMRT agenda? How accurate that impressions is, and where those notions have come...

    Aug 1, 2021 at 8:07 AM
  2. ruddingtonrsh56 liked richards's post in the thread Great Central Railway (Nottingham).

    The writing styles of the two parties are noticeably different. One is factual and formal, the other is more aggressive and critical. There are times when details of discussions or conflicts are best left for the discussions themselves rather...

    Aug 1, 2021 at 8:04 AM
  3. ruddingtonrsh56 replied to the thread Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

    Caked up with muck?

    Jul 30, 2021 at 3:25 PM
  4. ruddingtonrsh56 replied to the thread Recommissioning after Coronavirus.

    It's an interesting question, and I think it probably averages out that there are enough people who would rather go cautious to visit places that are being more cautious! Certainly from my perspective, this Pandemic is far from over and thus I am...

    Jul 29, 2021 at 1:05 PM
  5. ruddingtonrsh56 liked pmh_74's post in the thread Great Central Railway (Nottingham).

    I’ve been a member of both organisations for over 30 years (pretty much from the outset as far as the northern end is concerned) although in recent years my voluntary effort has been concentrated south of the ‘gap’. The GCRN (now NHR) has always...

    Jul 29, 2021 at 10:22 AM
  6. ruddingtonrsh56 replied to the thread Great Central Railway (Nottingham).

    Plus I guess it's probably preferable for these discussions to be taking place now, as opposed to once the gap has been bridged and everybody is expecting a passenger carrying train to leave Ruddington for Leicester North in the following weeks....

    Jul 28, 2021 at 10:00 PM
  7. ruddingtonrsh56 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    So which do you think brings more economic benefit to the residents and business of Swanage? A "six mile steam powered entertainment" as you put it, turning over several million pounds per year and with a known multiplier effect of support for...

    Jul 28, 2021 at 9:03 PM
  8. ruddingtonrsh56 replied to the thread The Gwili Railway thread.

    Looking very smart, the lining does make it look smarter than the unlined blue she was in previously (IMHO). Congratulations and well done to the team on a restoration which, aesthetically as least, has been very well done! I'm sure mechanically...

    Jul 28, 2021 at 8:46 PM
  9. ruddingtonrsh56 liked Matt78's post in the thread The Gwili Railway thread.

    Moorbarrow is out of the shed and almost ready to run. She will be back in traffic this weekend for the first time in 2.5 years. In the meantime enjoy the pictures….well done team! regards Matt

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  10. ruddingtonrsh56 replied to the thread Great Central Railway (Nottingham).

    Well I wasn't expecting to wake up to this in my inbox! Obviously without seeing the EMRT document and being able to see word for word what was said, there will be an element of speculation in everybody's response to this. Volunteers had...

    Jul 28, 2021 at 7:06 PM
  11. ruddingtonrsh56 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Oswestry Update.

    Class 33, small mod to lower the front snow ploughs, job done … Tom

    Jul 26, 2021 at 9:05 PM