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  1. Matt78 liked Reading General's post in the thread SDR 5526.

    Popped in and a majopr shunt was under way ionvolving two shunters. Wall to wall GWR coaches which was great, more photos later but I'll give you 5526 as a taster [ATTACH]

    5526.jpg Sep 22, 2017 at 11:48 AM
  2. Matt78 replied to the thread The Gwili Railway thread.

    Still a bit early for long-term results but we are pleased with the general reaction since opening. Passenger figures for the month of August were up 23% compared to 2016. There have been numerous compliments about the new line, some online...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 10:44 PM
  3. Matt78 liked Phil_Guard's post in the thread The Gwili Railway thread.

    Hi all, Time for a quick gala update... We're really pleased that specialist railway bookseller (and publisher) 'Mainline & Maritime' will be attending our gala on October 7th. They will have an extensive range of both railway and maritime...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 8:11 PM
  4. Matt78 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I was involved in signage as part of the remit for our recent extension. (Gwili). Some signs were imposed on us (the spec for the signs for the level crossings were clearly stated in our LRO) and most of these (both rail and road) had to be the...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 9:18 PM
  5. Matt78 replied to the thread Future covered workshop and storage space (especially for carriages) ?.

    With any extension there is always a "bounce" effect when you get people coming to see something "new". This I think has been alluded to by GWSR management themselves. This would possibly impact on figures adversely this year as many potential...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 4:36 AM