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  1. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread Heritage Railways running over Network Rail.

    I would be lovley to have the WSR having a cross platform mainline connection BUT with the current track formation in place on the run in to Taunton I would view that as extremely unlikely

    May 24, 2017 at 1:53 PM
  2. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread Heritage Railways running over Network Rail.

    Do Didcot still get their coal delivery's by rail due to no road access?

    May 24, 2017 at 1:41 PM
  3. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread WSR Diesel Gala - Friday 9th- Sunday 11th June 2017.

    Well they should be, I was hopping they would be rideable and that the Inspection coach could be put on a rake for additional charge of say £5 per journey, I don't know how busy they would be but surely better that than just parked up in a siding...

    May 24, 2017 at 11:36 AM
  4. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread Class 47 No 47771.

    Well my faves were allways the ED/IS ones that visited us and the mega rare SF ones that never seamed to go too far from Liverpool St, kept on a very short piece of string they were, the painters of those shed'some seamed to view the painting...

    May 24, 2017 at 11:31 AM
  5. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread WSR Diesel Gala - Friday 9th- Sunday 11th June 2017.

    Do you think the TT shown is just a work in progress then? As the freights aren't shown mybee that's the case

    May 24, 2017 at 10:37 AM
  6. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread WSR Diesel Gala - Friday 9th- Sunday 11th June 2017.

    If this is the TT why aren't the 20's used more???

    May 24, 2017 at 9:57 AM
  7. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread WSR Diesel Gala - Friday 9th- Sunday 11th June 2017.

    This again why don't they listen,we are trying to help them

    May 24, 2017 at 6:33 AM
  8. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread Class 47 No 47771.

    Totally agree John, they were everywhere back in the day, and the thrill of seeing a "foreign" one off region, being from Newport their steady tick over while they were going off and on Godfrey Rd was the sound of the range railway to me

    May 22, 2017 at 11:03 AM
  9. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread Pontypool & Blaenavon Steam Gala September 8 - 10 2017.

    Went there for the 31 a few Sundays ago and was very impressed with how friendly everyone was, nice cafe at the main station too, well done all

    May 22, 2017 at 10:27 AM
  10. Captain Fantastic replied to the thread SVR Spring Diesel Gala 18th-20th May + Mixed Traction Day 21st May.

    Yeach BUT the 50 on the back was making a whole lot of noise almost the same as a WCRC 47 on the back of a kettle tour, just saying

    May 20, 2017 at 4:45 PM