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  1. martin1656 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    People who will still be there, long after JJP and others like him will be long gone and forgotten about , its those people who have given years to the WSR who I feel most sorry for, first it was the WSRA getting hijacked by people who thought...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 7:10 PM
  2. iancawthorne liked torgormaig's post in the thread The Jacobite 2020.

    Why do you need to cancel something that isn't running. Pretty much everyones life is on hold at present, just like The Jacobite, but most of us are not considering cancelling that life. No one knows when this will be over or what shape the world...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 7:06 PM
  3. Lym Flyer liked Spike.'s post in the thread Tornado: Stevenage to Chester - 19/12/19.

    And again a few hundred yards north of Rugeley Trent Valley station racing north towards a lengthy stop near Stafford waiting time . [ATTACH]

    IMG_9330a.jpg Apr 3, 2020 at 7:05 PM
  4. Lym Flyer liked zep108's post in the thread Tornado: Stevenage to Chester - 19/12/19.

    [ATTACH] hello roared through rugeley https://www.flickr.com/photos/15931796@N00/

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  5. Lym Flyer liked jsm8b's post in the thread Tornado: Stevenage to Chester - 19/12/19.

    Ah well, I had hoped what is probably my last main line shot of the year would be in sun. There was still some just over 15 minutes earlier when the preceding Voyager headed west. Anyway - The A Team at Wardle ! [ATTACH]

    DSC_6009 60163 Wardle 191219.JPG Apr 3, 2020 at 7:04 PM
  6. Kylchap liked torgormaig's post in the thread The Jacobite 2020.

    Why do you need to cancel something that isn't running. Pretty much everyones life is on hold at present, just like The Jacobite, but most of us are not considering cancelling that life. No one knows when this will be over or what shape the world...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 7:03 PM
  7. martin1656 liked Monkey Magic's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    There are also long term advantages. I believe that the current works manager at Boston Lodge began as YTS trainee in the 1990s. The point being that is it not necessarily train then they leave, but in some cases you can get key members of your...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 7:01 PM
  8. Kylchap liked Richard Roper's post in the thread Tornado.

    Lots of very interesting reading there! An excellent insight into just how much work goes on to keep a Locomotive in operating condition. An absolute credit to the teamwork and hours spent on the Winter overhaul. Richard.

    Apr 3, 2020 at 6:56 PM
  9. Forestpines liked Monkey Magic's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    There are also long term advantages. I believe that the current works manager at Boston Lodge began as YTS trainee in the 1990s. The point being that is it not necessarily train then they leave, but in some cases you can get key members of your...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 6:55 PM
  10. Forestpines liked Fish Plate's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I visited for the Spring Steam Gala a couple of years ago. I purchased the most expensive day ticket there was specifically so that I could ride in the autocoach from Williton all the way to Norton Fitzwarren and back to Bishops Lydeard. It was...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 6:51 PM
  11. Forestpines liked Premier.Prairie's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    [ATTACH] A bit of picture distraction Here's a couple of our other Auto 233 in action at the 2016 Autumn Gala when it was supplied free of charge to the WSR. John Wood. WSRA member 126, since 1972

    IMG_2613.JPG IMG_2616.JPG Apr 3, 2020 at 6:50 PM
  12. Forestpines liked Andy Norman's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Its also used a 14xx/Autocoach on Galas from BL to both Stogumber & Crowcombe and back, I remember it as one of my favourite firing turns ever. There is in fact 5 sections if you count BL to NF with a token lock in at the Norton Triangle to allow...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 6:50 PM
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