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  1. Ploughman posted a new thread.

    Great Marquess

    Finally departed from the NYMR this afternoon. One day, maybe it might steam again.[ATTACH]


    Forum: Steam Traction

    Sep 21, 2017 at 8:02 PM
  2. Ploughman replied to the thread Rolling Stock For Sale.

    As for the "Romantic" element of the sleepers. Am I correct in thinking all beds are SINGLES?

    Sep 21, 2017 at 7:57 PM
  3. Ploughman replied to the thread Trams in Majorca.

    Went on the full trip from Palma to Soller and then the tram to the harbour in about 1976. Still meaning to go back.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 8:19 PM
  4. Ploughman replied to the thread Tender Austerity at Ribble Steam Railway.

    I think the Steamport date may be a bit early with 1976. I do not recall seeing the bits on 1 road before I left Southport for the delights of life in green in 1977. May be mistaken though.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 8:09 PM
  5. Ploughman replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    25mph Downhill gradient. Tight curve in a cutting. I think a number of locations could quite easily have stopping distances exceeding sighting distance.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 8:01 PM
  6. Ploughman posted a new thread.

    NYMR Winter works 2017 - 2018

    It's come round to that time of year again, when Nigel Trotter the NYMR Civil Engineer starts issuing his news updates on what is happening around the NYMR from a CE point of view. Here is the first for this season. I and a few others will drop...

    Forum: Heritage railways & Centres in the Uk

    Sep 19, 2017 at 7:53 PM
  7. Ploughman attached a file to the thread Some NYMR Memories.

    My Snowplough 18 being delivered to Grosmont by the Whitby pick up goods 31. In about 1975 One of the Lambtons venturing onto the mainline to collect it. Just make out the plough slope facing Whitby. I think this was the 2nd attempt as the...

    plough arrival.jpg Sep 17, 2017 at 8:32 PM
  8. Ploughman replied to the thread Use of rail lubrication?.

    Typical GW line. Anything to be awkward.;)

    Sep 17, 2017 at 1:54 PM