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  1. burmister replied to the thread NYMR Winter works 2017 - 2018.

    Always look forward to Nigels blogs which should remind all that without infrastructure you have no railways, forget about all the rubbish written re steam or diesel paint frothers etc - One of the most enjoyable reads of this forum thank you...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 6:40 PM
  2. burmister replied to the thread Spa Valley Bridge Strike.

    This is an unofficial update although I am a member of the railways Leadership committee. I understand Our Independent Civil Engineer attended site this morning and sadly the Bridge must be repaired before any rail traffic is allowed over it. A...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 6:19 PM
  3. burmister liked Steve's post in the thread New Boiler Inspection Rules?.

    Your last para would be most likely except that we are not talking about a loco destined to go main line. Or is it!? Has the overhaul been done with Wareham in mind? As you say, different rules can apply. With regard to the comments about EU...

    Sep 16, 2017 at 1:49 PM
  4. burmister replied to the thread Use of rail lubrication?.

    As have SpaVR. Essential for reducing flange root wear and side cut on rails. Far far cheaper in terms of cost and manhours than replacing tyres and turning rails etc. The bright yellow rail side canisters are a worthwhile price to pay. We...

    Sep 16, 2017 at 10:23 AM