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  1. The Dainton Banker liked torgormaig's post in the thread Project Wareham.

    I never knew that. Are there any pictures of them in the archives? Ramblers specials were always interesting in their day. I remember going to Corfe on a very pleasant Whit Sunday evening to see a returning 12 coach (3x4TC + 2x 33/1) ramblers...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 8:52 AM
  2. The Dainton Banker liked The Saggin' Dragon's post in the thread Oswestry Update.

    Yes; I enjoy your updates on here, please continue.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 11:45 PM
  3. The Dainton Banker liked 60044's post in the thread Llangollen Railway.

    Regardless of the tone of the language used in the request, it doesn't look as though the courtesy of an answer is going to be given. As was remarked on when the WSR was in need of donations last winter, the chances are that there will be a...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 11:05 PM
  4. The Dainton Banker liked RA & FC's post in the thread Llangollen Railway.

    I think need was the right word to use given I’m a member and volunteer at said railway. I’d have used could if I were just someone posting on a forum.

    Feb 16, 2020 at 11:04 PM
  5. The Dainton Banker liked marshall5's post in the thread Trawsfynydd and Blaenau Ffestiniog Railway.

    As I've said before, in an area with so many already established lines (and other competing attractions) any new set up like this has to have a USP - and so far it doesn't. The velorail idea might just offer that USP but I can't help feeling that...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 11:37 PM
  6. The Dainton Banker liked AndyY's post in the thread GWSR General Discussion and Operations.

    Until recently most preserved railways have paid scant attention to goods trains, regarding them as 'non-revenue earning'. However in recent years some, the Severn Valley and Great Central to name two obvious examples, have started to run...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 11:29 PM