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  1. martin1656 replied to the thread 35018 British India Line.

    Is that so ? ( looks on ebay, orders i bale of feathers, 10lts of tar ) Whens bonfire night?

    Oct 18, 2017 at 1:04 PM
  2. martin1656 replied to the thread Project Wareham.

    My understanding is the the U is getting the full mainline equipment, so no matter how often, or not its used its a fixed cost, i would envisage the main Shuttle will be DMU , My point though is this, to run anything to Wareham will need...

    Oct 18, 2017 at 12:47 PM
  3. martin1656 replied to the thread Project Wareham.

    What was the actual costs and takings? i'm assuming it washed its face at least, it was a brave experiment, the interesting time will come when its the U class up front, assuming the issue of running round in the sidings has been sorted out...

    Oct 18, 2017 at 11:04 AM
  4. martin1656 replied to the thread Island Line under threat.

    I Managed to fit in a trip over to the island today, its a pity i had to choice a day when the railway was closed, the idea was to get some up to date photos of where we used to stay in Shanklin and the old village, and i took the chance to...

    Oct 17, 2017 at 4:56 PM
  5. martin1656 replied to the thread Electric Railway Museum to Close..

    i can imagine the 4tc /33/1 combo will be popular at Swanage as some services might have been operated by these in between 1967 and closure and for those of us who remember the days of the 33/1 and tc's running to Weymouth it will bring...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 9:48 PM
  6. martin1656 replied to the thread 35018 British India Line.

    Stroudley improved engine green ?

    Oct 16, 2017 at 1:01 PM