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  1. DismalChips replied to the thread Broadway Station Rebuild.

    Pylonofthemonth.com was a popular site for pointing-and-chortling about 15 years ago. No idea if it's still going. Personally, I like the idea that there are people out there dedicated to preserving the stuff others find boring. Gives me hope...

    Sep 22, 2017 at 4:12 PM
  2. DismalChips replied to the thread Broadway Station Rebuild.

    Makes it more secure? So a disguised shipping container hits the balance of being solid and secure but looks like a wooden shed.

    Sep 22, 2017 at 2:47 PM
  3. DismalChips liked johnofwessex's post in the thread Steam on Manchester Metrolink.

    Ye Gods, those eyes. The Band of Hope must have had a few new members the following morning!

    Sep 20, 2017 at 8:47 AM
  4. DismalChips replied to the thread The Border Raider with 60163 - 16/09/17.

    I really wish I'd had a look at this sooner. I've been trying see steam across Stockport viaduct for ages, and the fact it was round about sundown could have made for a superb silhouette shot. Buggrit.

    Sep 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM
  5. DismalChips liked std tank's post in the thread Steam on Manchester Metrolink.

    MSC No 32 Gothenberg, as its alter ego Thomas, appeared at an open day at Queens Road Metrolink depot in the early days of Metrolink. It travelled from Bury to Queens Road in the early hours. I believe it paid a quick visit to Manchester Victoria...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 1:55 PM
  6. DismalChips replied to the thread Steam on Manchester Metrolink.

    I've often wondered this, but figured that it was almost certainly Not Going To Happen.

    Sep 19, 2017 at 1:44 PM