The only way to let drivers use their experience to drive steam hauled trains around the speed limit, rather than up to the speed limit; would be...
All in all, it’s no wonder steam traction was superseded by electric and diesel traction!
As has been observed, ad infinitum; there are wider...
Looks suspiciously like a railway employee with access to Control log is posting information onto enthusiast websites. Tut tut.
Do you really consider cancelling a special event a good thing?
Can you explain your reason?
What do you mean “if it broke a few weeks ago”?
RTC say they are expecting a NR decision on Tuesday, as to whether the main tour loco for 1st September must have diesel assistance throughout.
Do any of the 12 Tablets deal with what I deem, “accumulated executive authority” ?
And I’m horrified that certain preserved railways have suspended steam loco operation because it’s a bit hot.
We’ve had 3 years of preserved...
Oliversbest, whoever you are, wherever you are.
You are a wind up merchant.
56xx are reliable, economical locos.
They do look odd/ ugly because they have a boiler that’s too big for the loco frames. But aesthetics don’t...
Is it normal for Terriers to have plain bronze big end bearings without a layer of white metal?
I’m not really familiar with such old and small...
Some NR managers and indeed TOC managers would ban mainline steam because they see it as a nuisance.
Just at the moment, NR Senior management are...
Do you know why?
Coal £700/ton? Really?
Is the stop in Southampton UGL not a water stop?
It’s a bit late to start rearranging the tour on the evening before, just to eliminate diesel on the back!
NR timings confirmed yesterday afternoon.
In a nutshell, it seems unlikely that Swanage Railway will ever get to use Furzebrook sidings.
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