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  1. 1472 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Pretty well all the posts from 19908 onwards illustrate why folk close to the action have trouble taking this thread seriously, regard it as at best a time waster and have in quite a few cases simply stopped visiting it. Were your posts really...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:38 AM
  2. 1472 liked Greenway's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    As many on the WSR like the 1960's era the mismatch of liveries is probable 'heritage' to them. :D

    Jun 23, 2019 at 8:58 AM
  3. 1472 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Not all of it??

    Jun 22, 2019 at 10:02 AM
  4. 1472 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Lets not veer off topic to far but the whole NYMR programme appears heavily staged. Goodness knows what the general public make of it but then the publicity is worth tens of thousands!

    Jun 22, 2019 at 10:01 AM
  5. 1472 liked aldfort's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I think the reason is that the down starting signal is normally cleared as well. Therefore as far as the guard and the crew are concerned the train can proceed. The signalman has no way of knowing how long the loading / unloading of passenger is...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 8:15 PM
  6. 1472 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Blue Anchor needs leaving exactly as it is thank you. That crossing and associated signal box are time warp and a now rare working example of what was a common situation. The road through Blue Anchor is not that heavily trafficked outside the...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 5:32 AM
  7. 1472 liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    The set of wheel-worked gates and the associated signalling, including a mechanical fouling bar, little altered from installation in the first decade of the 20th century, are rare and valuable now. Road delays are small, relative to the road...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 5:25 AM
  8. 1472 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    By that criteria many of the posts on here would be questionable. Robin's posts are factual but like many of us perhaps tires of some of the stuff posted here.

    Jun 18, 2019
  9. 1472 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    D by C could still run with a coach connection from WLTN or Watchet.

    Jun 18, 2019
  10. 1472 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Meanwhile away from toys & prams it is good to learn that 7822 is currently southbound on the M5 Motorway.

    Jun 18, 2019