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  1. toplight liked DragonHandler's post in the thread Bucket list.

    Chinnor & PR and the Swindon & Cricklade are high on my visit list for 2019.

    Jul 17, 2018 at 11:33 PM
  2. toplight replied to the thread Bucket list.

    I know I showed you around a bit when you came ;). What did you think of the railway ? I would say this. If you visit the Swindon and Cricklade make sure you get off the train at Hayes Knoll where the railways workshops are. If it is not busy...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 10:21 PM
  3. toplight replied to the thread Bucket list.

    The ones on my list that I would like to do for the first time soonish are the Battlefield Line, Foxfield and Great Central Nottingham north. I might do the Wensleydale too at some stage. The KESR was of those that I meant to visit for a long...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 10:09 PM
  4. toplight attached a file to the thread Broadway Station Rebuild.

    Was in the GWR Steam Museum and in the mocked up works stores part saw this which I thought would be of interest regards the plastic leaflet holders for Broadway (see photo below, taken with my phone). It at least gives you the basic dimension...

    DSC_0098.JPG Jul 15, 2018 at 10:48 PM
  5. toplight replied to the thread The drivers of tomorrow.

    Yeah interesting, not seen that one before. Here is another one also made by the LMS. [MEDIA]

    Jul 14, 2018 at 8:26 PM
  6. toplight liked neildimmer's post in the thread Pre 1948 non streamlined Stanier Princess Coronation class.

    I have added new photos to the Stanier Princess Coronation class in B.R days 46238 City of Carlisle https://railway-photography.smugmug.com/LMSSteam/Stanier-Locomotives/Princess-Coronation-Class/4623546239-Built-1939/4623846239/i-TqDJXzQ...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 11:35 PM
  7. toplight replied to the thread GWSR General Discussion.

    I agree with the GWRs policy of hiring stuff in, but is that fully the case though, there seems to be a number of locos which have left. Owsden Hall seemed to get forced off the railway and the owner told to take it away, not sure about the...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 9:57 PM
  8. toplight liked flying scotsman123's post in the thread GWSR General Discussion.

    Now I'm not particularly a diesel fan, but I'll quite happily admit I enjoyed doing this: [ATTACH] Our C+W works shunter ascended from lowly workhorse to department pet. Note the nod to its birthplace (Swindon) and its shed ( GWR 85B). :) On...

    IMG_20180712_135536581.jpg Jul 13, 2018 at 9:45 PM