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  1. QB steward liked flying scotsman123's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Very sensible, and something we've been doing on the GWSR, doing small special events that require minimum extra volunteer hours but encourage different people to visit. In addition to the ale weekends you mentioned, we've had a food fayre, Lego...

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:38 AM
  2. ross replied to the thread Narrow gauge loco design.

    Have I got the name wrong? Yes I have, I meant Tongaat. The Bagnall 4-4-0T with very short coupled wheelbase. Preserved L&B ran a green one.

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:37 AM
  3. Bluenosejohn liked SteveA's post in the thread NRM's J17.

    Having surveyed the E4 a couple of years ago when researching the retro-changes for the Y14 I can squash the often repeated myth of wooden parts on the loco. In 1969 Stratford Works went to a lot of trouble to overhaul the loco to its original...

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:32 AM
  4. CH 19 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Class 66 anyone?.

    Someone will complain that they are far too big for the loads they have to haul and the lines that have them would have been better off preserving non-existent class 20s instead. Tom

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:28 AM
  5. lynbarn replied to the thread Narrow gauge loco design.

    Trangkill type 4-4-0's eh where are these from please enlighten.

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:28 AM
  6. Mick45305 liked Linesider's post in the thread West Coast Santa trains 2017.

    Shots from Bentham, leaving Hellifield, Whalley Arches, Wilpshire Tunnel and Barton. [MEDIA]

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:25 AM
  7. Matt37401 liked NightRail's post in the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    45379 and 45231 on Santa Specials yesterday.[ATTACH]

    5579.jpg Dec 18, 2017 at 12:23 AM
  8. Fred Kerr liked RalphW's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    The following press statement has appeared on The Works. Press Statement Following a comprehensive tender process, the National Railway Museum has selected a preferred supplier to operate and maintain locomotive no. 60103 Flying Scotsman....

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:21 AM
  9. Sir Nigel Gresley replied to the thread Trier Dampfspektakel - 28 April - 1 May 2018.

    I'll be driving, as usual, and will be happy to give a lift to scenic locations to anyone who has gone by public transport. Details nearer the time.

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:21 AM
  10. Fred Kerr liked peckett's post in the thread RS&H 'Ugly' 0-6-0STs.

    Hope this photo' is of interest to you .Its was taken on a small group visit to Oakley quarries ,mainly to see the quarry machinery .A friend of mine was very interested in these, permission was very rarely given by S&L Minerals .

    OLD SLIDE0002.jpg Dec 18, 2017 at 12:20 AM
  11. Fred Kerr replied to the thread RS&H 'Ugly' 0-6-0STs.

    Please REREAD my original posting that you quoted from : Probably because the Uglies were designed from the Austerity precursor HE2411 which my late friend Percy Horne drove in the S&L quarries prior to S&L Minerals determining the specification...

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:18 AM
  12. Matt37401 replied to the thread NRM's J17.

    So in theory then...;)

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:05 AM
  13. Matt37401 liked SteveA's post in the thread NRM's J17.

    Having surveyed the E4 a couple of years ago when researching the retro-changes for the Y14 I can squash the often repeated myth of wooden parts on the loco. In 1969 Stratford Works went to a lot of trouble to overhaul the loco to its original...

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:03 AM
  14. Matt37401 liked stephenvane's post in the thread Mr Bunch's next loco.

    I very much doubt that 76017 is the loco involved. This thread seems to be going round in circles now. Let's just wait and see what gets announced.

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:01 AM
  15. Smokestack Lightning liked Bill Drewett's post in the thread Replica builds for heritage lines..

    I'm surprised that a moderator has completely misunderstood the purpose of these discussions. It's like a chant to aid meditation. By repeating the same thing over and over while emptying one's mind of all conscious thought, it's possible to...

    Dec 17, 2017 at 11:58 PM
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