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  1. Steve replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Both about the same in my book.

    Jan 19, 2017 at 10:25 PM
  2. Steve replied to the thread Steam fares fair?.

    You can always find something cheaper. The question then becomes, do you want to find something cheaper?

    Jan 19, 2017 at 6:03 PM
  3. Steve replied to the thread Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends - Time to say "Goodbye"?.

    No problem with a loco having a face. Locos were given faces long before Thomas came on the scene. The critical thing is that the face must not resemble a Thomas character or there be any implied connection with T.T.E.

    Jan 19, 2017 at 1:03 PM
  4. Steve replied to the thread LMS 45036 Inspection Saloon.

    Presently bombarding some railways with e-mail requests to take it. I've had two.

    Jan 16, 2017 at 10:50 PM
  5. Steve replied to the thread In service 2017.

    Thee are some locos that you could say are abandoned....

    Jan 16, 2017 at 10:43 PM
  6. Steve replied to the thread The Battlefield line..

    I'm an occasional visitor and generally enjoy my visits. However, my last one back in 2015 was a disaster. I turned up (along with others, one who had brought her son as a birthday treat.) on a scheduled running day to find the station deserted...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 7:06 PM
  7. Steve replied to the thread Clan Line Overhaul and Return to Traffic.

    It's quite possible that the Bluebell have a licence to use it, along with Pullman. BR were quite happy to do such things once they had ceased to use them. It runs in my mind that the station name logo totem design is/was also trademarked at...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 1:28 PM
  8. Steve replied to the thread Clan Line Overhaul and Return to Traffic.

    Weren't all these old trademarks, including Pullman, vested in the BRB Residuary, which was abolished in 2013, its intellectual property rights passing to the RSSB? (That IS a question, by the way, I don't know the reality.)

    Jan 16, 2017 at 11:20 AM
  9. Steve replied to the thread Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends - Time to say "Goodbye"?.

    The Nene Valley's Thomas is nothing to do with Thomas the Tank Engine. It's a loco named Thomas that just happens to be painted blue and I believe always has been.

    Jan 16, 2017 at 11:12 AM