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  1. toplight posted a new thread.

    49395 Super D, Will it run again ?

    The Super D was restored to steam after a big effort some years ago by the NRM and finance/work from Peter Waterman but you never hear about it now. What is happening with it. Will it run again ? I have only seen it once myself running at the...

    Forum: Steam Traction

    Apr 23, 2018 at 11:14 PM
  2. toplight liked KristianGWR's post in the thread GWSR Today.

    [MEDIA] 7903 'Foremarke Hall' and Class 20 No.D8137 in action yesterday. I hope you enjoy it :)

    Apr 23, 2018 at 11:05 PM
  3. toplight posted a new thread.

    Whitby Engine Shed. Could NYMR acquire it ?

    I came across a photo in an old railway magazine recently of Whitby Engine shed which seems to still exist. Has the NYMR ever considered acquiring it and turning it back into an Engine shed. Seems it was for sale recently too. ? What is the...

    Forum: Heritage railways & Centres in the Uk

    Apr 23, 2018 at 10:57 PM
  4. toplight replied to the thread Broadway Station Rebuild.

    It is supposed that Sustrans own it (I am not sure if that is definite), but has there been any official approach to Sustrans about the trackbed ? I read somewhere that they applied some years ago (15 ?) to build a cycle track on the Broadway...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 10:30 PM
  5. toplight replied to the thread LNER Beaver tail observation saloons, what's happening with them ?.

    Anyone know why they are that shape ?

    Apr 21, 2018 at 9:49 PM
  6. toplight replied to the thread Good supplier for carriage Golf Ball bulbs ?.

    I have ordered some now, but thanks for the offer. The old type bulbs are clearly becoming more scarce and I have had to order 25w ones when I really wanted the 15w but they are no longer available. I have an original British Railways one (it is...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 9:48 PM
  7. toplight replied to the thread LMS consituent engines set aside for preservation but later scrapped..

    I am sure I read it somewhere that what happened was that they were stored in the paint shop at Derby Works. Stanier I think was being shown around presumably soon after he joined the LMS and was told that there wasn't enough space to paint locos...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 9:59 PM