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  1. lil Bear replied to the thread Wensleydale Railway - Northallerton West.

    That is not good news at all. I visited the line on Friday, and had a good chat with the guard who was very open/honest about the line, something which I was very grateful for. He said to extend the 2.5miles to Aysgarth they need to find roughly...

    Aug 13, 2017 at 12:29 PM
  2. lil Bear liked Railboy's post in the thread Wensleydale Railway - Northallerton West.

    Leyburn station is about to become an exciting place http://www.richmondshiretoday.co.uk/work-underway-100000-improvements-leyburn-station/

    Aug 13, 2017 at 12:14 PM
  3. lil Bear liked Bean-counter's post in the thread Catering facilities on Heritage Railway trains - ex West Somerset Railway Operations.

    You really don't 'get' that on railways with corridor trains and limited space at stations (i.e. most of them!), tea rooms may have a capacity of 40 to 50 covers at best, whereas a train can have 250 to 400 seats - a buffet car can, on a decent...

    Aug 13, 2017 at 12:11 PM
  4. lil Bear liked Roosterrory's post in the thread Dartmouth Steam Railway.

    Thank you for your kind comments. Re the 2-8-0's, I can assure you they will be sorely missed. They are by far the most ideal Locomotives for us, economical to run & can take any train we can throw at them. If another one came available, we'd...

    Aug 13, 2017 at 11:56 AM
  5. lil Bear liked Rumpole's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    "When it was demolished, however...".

    Aug 13, 2017 at 11:54 AM