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  1. Rumpole liked NightRail's post in the thread No more yellow ends ?.

    I've only just caught up with this thread. Ixion attended the open weekend at Bournemouth T&RSMD in may [ATTACH] 1998.

    NR0138.jpg Aug 17, 2017 at 4:13 AM
  2. Nigel Clark liked pwsw5054's post in the thread 5239 Goliath overhaul at ESR.

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1539094329445488&id=171986566156278 Next overhaul at Cranmore is DSR's 2-8-0T 5239 Goliath. Sent from my SM-A310F using Tapatalk

    Aug 17, 2017 at 3:47 AM
  3. LesterBrown liked Jimc's post in the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    Its a bit more complex than that... I'm not at all sure I fully understand this, money not being my speciality, but there seems to be a lot of confusion about the word renewal. These days the meaning shades towards "repair something so its as...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 3:44 AM
  4. Nigel Clark replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Jeff, methinks a tad pedantic regarding the status of 6695? The engine is part of the HoME's strategic plan with an agreement in place so surely now part of the fleet? ;)

    Aug 17, 2017 at 3:43 AM
  5. Nigel Clark replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Very true Steve. Unfortunately owners have to accept that railways, generally, can't afford to pay the amount of fees actually required for the owner to undertake the next overhaul so, yes, I think we do actually subsidise the hiring railway....

    Aug 17, 2017 at 3:29 AM
  6. Yorkshireman liked 30854's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    This is the one and only time I will mention this needlessly devisive episode which, IMO, was allowed to fester for far too long and detracted from the good work being done in Somerset to the point of nearly turning a first class line into a...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 3:24 AM
  7. Robin White attached a file to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    West Somerset Railway - Then and Now #36 Minehead platform 1988 / 2017 Continuing our stroll along Minehead platform / though time, here is a view of the Cravens DMU waiting in the main platform. The 1980's were a challenging decade for the...

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  8. LesterBrown liked jnc's post in the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    Why they didn't pick 'Lord of the Isles' is utterly beyond me; that's also one of his titles, so the link to him would be there; and you can't get much more Scottish than that one! Noel PS: Ooops. That's what I get for not reading forward in...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 3:04 AM
  9. aron33 replied to the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    [IMG] Definitely.

    Aug 17, 2017 at 1:38 AM
  10. aron33 liked 30854's post in the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    [ATTACH] Mind you..... There are a few Robinson designs I'm quite partial to as well. Wonder if a "Sir Sam Fay" could be made to work as well as they looked? My guess, unfortunately.... no more than a "Claughton" or "Cardean"

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  11. Christopher125 liked S.A.C. Martin's post in the thread GWR 2818 transferred to STEAM.

    You are NOT the target audience. You do not form a majority of the visiting public. If you visited the NRM once a year, and no one else did, because it was tailored to you, it would close. It is as simple as that. It is not as if the NRM does...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 1:16 AM
  12. Christopher125 liked torgormaig's post in the thread GWR 2818 transferred to STEAM.

    John, I am afraid that I find that a very blinkered approach to the financing of railway heritage across the board. I can only recommend that you look at Andy Norman's very down-to-earth post (6128) this evening in the West Somerset Railway...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 1:15 AM
  13. Christopher125 liked The Green Howards's post in the thread GWR 2818 transferred to STEAM.

    And without making museums accessible, the footfall will rapidly diminish. I don't like it either - I hated the interactive characters acting in period at MOMI when it was on the South Bank back in the 90s, and I really don't like what has been...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 1:13 AM