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  1. Pete Thornhill replied to the thread GWR 2818 transferred to STEAM.

    Yes still there ATM, replaced 4930 in 2007 which had been there since 1999.

    Aug 12, 2017 at 11:53 PM
  2. Pete Thornhill replied to the thread Catering facilities on Heritage Railway trains - ex West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I seem to remember mentioning the contribution of catering to the SVR profits in a previous thread covering this ground. It certainly makes a huge difference to the profits as you say.

    Aug 12, 2017 at 8:23 PM
  3. Pete Thornhill 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 12, 2017 at 9:59 AM