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  1. GWR4707 liked Steamage's post in the thread Tornado to haul certain timetabled trains on S&C: Feb 14-16.

    Sadly, allowances have to made when N Harris is writing the blurb. He's not one to under-sell his schemes, nor to play down is own role ;-)

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:51 PM
  2. lil Bear replied to the thread Swanage Railway 'Strictly Bulleid' Gala, 31 March - 2 April 2017.

    I'm driving down from Preston the Thursday as soon as I finish work!

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:45 PM
  3. lil Bear liked Ben Vintage-Trains's post in the thread Vintage Trains 2017.

    Good afternoon all. We have the tours up on the booking system already. There is a last bit of planning/wording that is holding up the brochure; we hope to have the full list online soon. Cheers! Ben - VT

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:44 PM
  4. MellishR replied to the thread Buxton Spa Express - Feb 2017.

    It's even better than insurance, because it costs you nothing at all if the trip is cancelled, for whatever reason, unless that's at very short notice. It's also ideal for the times when you haven't yet decided for sure whether to do a certain...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:40 PM
  5. lil Bear replied to the thread [Feb 25, 2017] Churnet Valley Winter Steam Gala 2017 (Froghall, Staffordshire).

    She is only due to work public services over the gala weekend.

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:40 PM
  6. 46229 replied to the thread Broadway Station Rebuild.

    Existing ones are not really suitable for a number of reasons although the new Winchcombe facility will be useful. Needs kitting out and be able to leave equipment in there for one. The SVR's signalling training facility is the ideal.

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:39 PM
  7. 46229 replied to the thread Broadway Station Rebuild.

    This wasn't about perceived neglect of the rest of the line at the expense of Broadway which generally speaking is not the case (although Toddington box condition has been raised for a few years now, so is a sore point. I believe there is now a...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:32 PM
  8. paullad1984 liked DisusedBranch's post in the thread Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends - Time to say "Goodbye"?.

    Having had to look this up, to me it would seem a needlessly more complicated (and therefore naturally preferred by the pseudo-intelligentsia) way of saying one of my favourite truisms: "Assumption is the mother of all f... ups" :p

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:32 PM
  9. MellishR liked Big Al's post in the thread Buxton Spa Express - Feb 2017.

    No problem with your question @Ben Vintage-Trains and worthy of an answer, albeit just one point of view. My experience is that cancellation insurances are not all that they are cracked up to be and I would hazard a guess that the kind of issues...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:28 PM
  10. Matt37401 replied to the thread Boilers & Accidents.

    The tender finished up behind an 8f I believe @LMS2968 knows more about this than me!

    Jan 18, 2017 at 3:24 PM