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  1. Reading General replied to the thread The Gwili Railway thread.

    would it help if I told you the exact date I'd be there? I wouldn't like you to have to sort a special train for me without warning.... :-)

    Apr 26, 2017 at 4:10 PM
  2. Reading General replied to the thread The Gwili Railway thread.

    any news of the extension opening? I'm coming over in two or three weeks

    Apr 26, 2017 at 12:25 PM
  3. Reading General replied to the thread LSWR T3 563.

    There's no need for them to address concerns , they have produced a policy decision and followed it through. It's obvious why they gave it away rather than loaned it, gifting the loco means no further resources need to be budgeted to it in the...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:54 AM
  4. Reading General liked Spamcan81's post in the thread LSWR T3 563.

    While some people were busy banging their drum on here, I took the "revolutionary" step of contacting the NRM regarding the T3. I've learnt more from this one reply than from 36 pages of froth on here. Amazing what a polite enquiry can achieve....

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:50 AM
  5. Reading General liked neildimmer's post in the thread Dean Goods.

    The next collection of GWR locos built under William Dean are 2301 class or 'Dean Goods' In 1917, 62 engines were taken over by the Railway Operating Division and sent to France. 46 of these engines returned to England in the early summer of...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:45 AM
  6. Reading General liked neildimmer's post in the thread GWR Absorbed Railways : Welsh Railway Companies.

    I have added 2 new photos to the collection featuring the Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway 2193 ex Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway GWR 0-6-0ST built Chapman & Furneaux 1901...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 7:12 AM
  7. Reading General replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    no , doesn't fit. As a Swanage member, I'm quite likely to donate. Not going to be voting though as it's the Trust's business what they decide.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 4:06 PM
  8. Reading General replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    it's too early to be asking . It's up to the SRT to decide what they want to do having investigated the feasibility.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 2:46 PM
  9. Reading General replied to the thread GWR Tender Water Level Gauge. Which Tender and Loco?.

    Could be same gauge but fitted in a higher or lower position.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 1:49 PM
  10. Reading General replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    It's a seriously flawed poll in any case. Wouldn't a simple yes or no have sufficed? The options given are odd and many opinions aren't catered for. Just an excuse for more arguments in all probability

    Apr 23, 2017 at 1:46 PM
  11. Reading General replied to the thread Should the T3 be Steamed Poll.

    not really any of my business even though I'm a Swanage member.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 8:28 AM
  12. Reading General replied to the thread GWR Tender Water Level Gauge. Which Tender and Loco?.

    great thread! Wouldn't it be brilliant if it came off the Grange!

    Apr 22, 2017 at 8:35 PM