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

    Well, I for one am very pleased that the coaches are being cleaned. Well done to those involved

    Nov 14, 2019 at 6:54 AM
  2. johnofwessex replied to the thread Narrow Gauge Track Specification - AVR.

    What about aproaching some other 2ft guage lines? The Leadhills & Wanlockhead looks like a similar operation to yours?

    Nov 14, 2019 at 6:52 AM
  3. The Saggin' Dragon replied to the thread Narrow Gauge Track Specification - AVR.

    I suppose that much depends on what they are planning to run on it.

    Nov 14, 2019 at 6:30 AM
  4. Paul42 liked malc's post in the thread The South Yorkshireman - 3/11/19.

    By that argument, the South Yorkshireman would be ruled out for deviation (from the planned route) and hesitation (sitting in loops between Wakefield and Sheffield).

    Nov 14, 2019 at 6:22 AM
  5. Oswald T Wistle liked malc's post in the thread The South Yorkshireman - 3/11/19.

    By that argument, the South Yorkshireman would be ruled out for deviation (from the planned route) and hesitation (sitting in loops between Wakefield and Sheffield).

    Nov 14, 2019 at 5:58 AM
  6. Jamessquared liked MG 7305's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    From Peto's Register of Great Western Railway Locomotives Volume One King 4-6-0s, Page 31. The weighing of 6023 King Edward II was observed in 1952 and the weights were recorded as follows: diagram weights first and actual second:...

    Nov 14, 2019 at 5:00 AM
  7. jnc liked Steve's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Things must be quiet in Somerset at the moment. We're having some interesting diversions.

    Nov 14, 2019 at 4:07 AM
  8. Bluenosejohn liked MG 7305's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    From Peto's Register of Great Western Railway Locomotives Volume One King 4-6-0s, Page 31. The weighing of 6023 King Edward II was observed in 1952 and the weights were recorded as follows: diagram weights first and actual second:...

    Nov 14, 2019 at 1:25 AM
  9. MG 7305 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    From Peto's Register of Great Western Railway Locomotives Volume One King 4-6-0s, Page 31. The weighing of 6023 King Edward II was observed in 1952 and the weights were recorded as follows: diagram weights first and actual second:...

    Nov 14, 2019 at 1:09 AM
  10. 30854 replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    Re: Lynton. Mention was made of extending the original alignment to gain a more favourable location for the terminus (though presumably still some way above the village proper). Whether such a scheme is implemented, or restoration of the former...

    Nov 14, 2019 at 12:48 AM
  11. Bluenosejohn liked Mr Valentine's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I believe it was always unofficially recognised that they were overweight, but certainly the weighing of 6023 two or three years ago proved this beyond doubt. The main offender is the rear axle. I don't really want to quote figures, partly...

    Nov 14, 2019 at 12:44 AM
  12. big.stu liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Volunteer carriage cleaning crew at Minehead today and the difference they are making. They have dealt with rather more area than this shot shows but this shot was chosen to illustrate the difference clearly. A coat of varnish is being...

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  13. baldbazza liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Volunteer carriage cleaning crew at Minehead today and the difference they are making. They have dealt with rather more area than this shot shows but this shot was chosen to illustrate the difference clearly. A coat of varnish is being...

    000152A5-F7A2-45A3-B6BA-79C7169357AB.jpeg 6E6ACC45-B927-4958-B6E5-EDDB5690880D.jpeg Nov 14, 2019 at 12:41 AM
  14. jma1009 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    No, far from it, and just usual thread drift, and an anodyne post suggestive of a 'gagging order' imparted on those 'high up' by those 'higher up' still.

    Nov 14, 2019 at 12:36 AM
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