That's an interesting move in the current circumstances. It suggests that the engineering departments at both railways are still working at their...
Funny idea of correct - the numerals may be the right size now but they are the wrong ones for the engine. It is after all 45699 in reality.:) But...
The NRM was open today (17th March). It is shut from tomorrow (18th March), as announced this evening (17th March). So no 60th birthday party...
As of yesterday afternoon no decision had been made as to where No.9 goes next. That said it is unlikely to remain at York for too long.
I suspect that there was not a runround road available in Holgate. By the same token "Brittania" accessed the turntable from the NRM via Skelton...
It was the same with 6000 when it left the NRM at York for display in Swindon in 2015. This is what it looked like:-[ATTACH]
Well the RSSB rule book for train dispatch on the Network is not so prescriptive - it says that the guard gives the "ready-to-start" signal to the...
I think it stands for Long Siding, but I could be wrong about this.
Yes. The time involved in shunting across the crossover would delay booked service trains. Not a problem when we do it at 21.15 this evening but...
Kirkstall loops are are passenger loops not goods loops - makes the operation so much easier.
I think you will find that it is booked non-stop from Skipton to Kirkstall Loop, then back to Keighley to set down. I guess if you need to be home...
Good to see that the good news is travelling far and wide:)
Even when working The Red Dragon?:)
I can help with the two on the Southern:-
219 shows 41294 at Halwill Junction, Devon
221 shows 42195 departing Eastleigh towards Southampton
He didn't gift it to the NYMR. I think you will find that he sold it to a third party who in turn gifted it to the railway.
I never knew that. Are there any pictures of them in the archives?
Ramblers specials were always interesting in their day. I remember going to...
Have to agree with you there Steve, but I guess that is the least of their worries after the saga of getting these units complete.
They are not...
Thanks to whoever sorted my post out. If there is a way to get it wrong you can be sure I'll find it sooner or later.
Oops - don't know whats gone wrong here but my response above has come out in a funny format. Can a clever mod correct it please
The 9F was origionally conceived as a 2-8-2 but ended up as a 2-10-0.
I doubt anyone on the S&D considered the 7Fs as acquitting themselves well...
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