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  1. HerstonHalt liked green five's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    "4 or 5 short live features every half hour or so throughout the programme. The last one with AP's daughter was within the last few minutes of the programme (08.45 ish?)" Thank you both for your replies. Much appreciated. I found all of the...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 12:30 AM
  2. ghost replied to the thread RH Diesel for sale.

    Apologies for that, I don't know why, but I somehow thought that Engineers Emporium was a trading name for Preston. Post amended. Keith

    Mar 23, 2019 at 12:28 AM
  3. jnc liked M59137's post in the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    Carriage & Wagon Blog update: C&W News - March Part 2

    Mar 23, 2019 at 12:25 AM
  4. twr12 replied to the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    Banking happens often at Victoria out of platform 2.

    Mar 23, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  5. fish7373 liked LMS2968's post in the thread Brake testing..

    I remember this happened to a guard at Arpley in the 1970s. It was a long time before he could walk again. It was an awful lot longer before he could perform certain other activities, though.

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:59 PM
  6. blink bonny replied to the thread V2 4771 green arrow to return?.

    Get the sky channels on board to chuck in a few bob for publicity. Worked for Blue Peter with the BBC (although there are differences, I admit). Remember the Green Arrow comics from the Superman stable in the 50s/60s?...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:38 PM
  7. SteveA replied to the thread North Norfolk Railway General Discussion.

    In a word yes!

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:37 PM
  8. Christopher125 liked mrKnowwun's post in the thread The Britannia Express - 30/3/19.

    Me? Never, he only supports Brexit because he would be under less financial oversight out if the EU, and his hedge fund will make more money short selling in the resulting financial crisis. So no, I won't be on one of his trips

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:31 PM
  9. Kylchap liked LMS2968's post in the thread 6201, her new lease of life..

    The main reason why the SR Pacifics were declined by the GE Section, and possibly the LMR too, was that in a time of difficulties in recruiting shed staff, the maintenance work and inaccessibility of Bulleid's masterpieces would have presented...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:22 PM
  10. Robin Moira White liked Barrie the Beer's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Good to see the Swanage Railway getting multiple coverage on BBC News (nationally) with their pairing of 60103 with a Pullman car that had been in its consist during the locomotive's USA tour. Now why didn't we think of that? Report about to be...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:20 PM
  11. Dag Bonnedal liked guycarr360's post in the thread UP 4014.

    Getting to the stage of an almost daily update, yesterday saw live steam testing taking place. The workshop has a steam generator, used for warming boilers, prior to a fire being added. Ancillary systems, pumps etc..., must have been on the test...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:13 PM
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