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  1. Kinghambranch liked Ploughman's post in the thread NYMR Winter 2016 - 17 PW Works.

    Latest Nigel's News. Must be getting near to the last issue for this year. https://www.nymr.co.uk/blog/civil-engineering-diary-23-march

    Mar 24, 2017 at 2:26 PM
  2. Kinghambranch liked Breva's post in the thread Broadway Station Rebuild.

    I've posted two videos on YouTube: 1. Riveting the heritage canopy in the Toddington loco shed: [MEDIA] and Stressing the first 1000m of CWR track on the Broadway extension: [MEDIA] More details on the extension blog:...

    Mar 23, 2017 at 11:42 AM
  3. Kinghambranch liked Fireline's post in the thread Former MoD/WD Rolling stock.

    At the KESR, we have numerous ex-military vehicles. Start with 2 Austerity tanks, then add 2 USA tanks. Both of our Birdcage brake coaches, together with the "Blue Saloons", were all at Longmoor. Our ex-SR brake van (AD49022) was also at...

    Mar 23, 2017 at 8:20 AM
  4. Kinghambranch replied to the thread The LMS's pre-grouping express 4-6-0s - a question.

    Yes, the 52xx currently sits on wooden axleboxes!

    Mar 21, 2017 at 2:56 PM
  5. Kinghambranch replied to the thread The LMS's pre-grouping express 4-6-0s - a question.

    Indeed, according to my copy of "Churchward Locomotives" by Haresnape & Swain, the Churchward 38xx 4-4-0s were designed partly to overcome LNWR objections at that time to the use of 4-6-0s over the Shrewsbury & Hereford Line. There was little...

    Mar 21, 2017 at 2:45 PM
  6. Kinghambranch liked Steve82H's post in the thread 41313 overhaul at East Somerset for IOWSR.

    [ATTACH] 41313's boiler holds water for the first time since the 60's. Hydraulic and steam tests are due in the next week or so.

    IMG_1436.JPG Mar 18, 2017 at 9:29 PM
  7. Kinghambranch liked Breva's post in the thread Rother Valley Railway.

    Congratulations, Mike ! Well done to all involved.

    Mar 18, 2017 at 9:12 AM
  8. Kinghambranch liked DisusedBranch's post in the thread Rother Valley Railway.

    I am pleased that the potential reopening of the Junction Road - Northbridge Street section has moved a step closer. However I hope that everyone will understand that those who have objected to the plan will have done so for reasons that they...

    Mar 18, 2017 at 9:11 AM