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Steve B's Recent Activity

  1. Steve B attached a file to the thread Bluebell Railway General Discussion.

    Around 50 years ago (!) it was quite common place to see SECR 27 hauling two carriages in SECR colours: the authenticity was questionable - one of them (1050) was a SR rebuild of some 4 or 6 wheelers, the other was birdcage 1061. Both were very...

    27SP1970.jpeg Jun 5, 2020 at 2:37 PM
  2. Steve B liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Bluebell Railway General Discussion.

    Issue 6 of the Bluebell Times is now available: In Issue 6: The initial plans for a phased reopening of the railway Closing in on the fundraising target for the Emergency Appeal Details of a ‘Virtual Track Trek’ sponsored walk The start of the...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:08 PM
  3. Steve B replied to the thread Petition to Re-Open the Douglas to Peel Railway.

    A quick look at the petition page doesn't appear to make it clear whether it is as a proposed heritage style operation or a modern transport operation. As it is over 40 years since I last visited the island I cannot comment on what need there is...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 11:22 PM
  4. Steve B liked ilvaporista's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Ah but it also depends on the region and country.. I have got into many a hot spot talking French with other countries who have French as their national language... Best to stick to Somerset English so it will be clear for all.... No...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 5:17 PM
  5. Steve B liked DcB's post in the thread Teifi Valley Railway.

    Sad to hear the decline in finances andthis year will be tough for the little railway. But noticed they did an optimistic post on facebook with some photos of the track and Sargent Murphy's loco frame being reassmbled.

    Jun 2, 2020 at 9:02 AM
  6. Steve B liked 30854's post in the thread Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

    .... or ex-NLR 4-4-0t. OK, perhaps that's just me then! :D

    May 30, 2020