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  1. Steve replied to the thread Flying Scotsman.

    There has been a subtle change in the structure gauge. Once upon a time there were minimum requirements for all new works (the Blue Book), although grandfather rights applied to lines built before these came in. This generally required a...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 10:23 PM
  2. Steve replied to the thread Flying Scotsman.

    No...don't mention new build A3's! That will really get people going.

    Apr 26, 2017 at 7:12 AM
  3. Steve liked Phil-d259's post in the thread National lineside permits.

    As is usual with this topic far too many people overlook the role of legislation - particularly ROGS. Under ROGS each individual railway MUST produce their own BESPOKE ( not some sort of 'generic' Heritage railway one) SMS (Safety Management...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:02 PM
  4. Steve replied to the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Not a hi-viz one, though!

    Apr 25, 2017 at 6:43 PM
  5. Steve liked Phil-d259's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    With an attitude like that I would be fully in favour of banning steam on the national network completely. The national railway network is not there so you and your palls can engage in pretending its still the 1950s or 1960s. Yes NR do need to...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 10:08 PM
  6. Steve replied to the thread Cab radio (and radio systems generally).

    The NYMR uses them extensively for shunting and general communication. drivers and guards each collect one at the start of the shift. They are used as the preferred method when shunting but not as the preferred method for formally communicating...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 10:03 AM
  7. Steve replied to the thread Flying Scotsman.

    I bet it took Richard an age with that size brush!

    Apr 21, 2017 at 8:59 PM