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  1. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    I do my best to keep time. :) We had a couple of minor issues to cope with, but overall pretty straightforward. Was slippy in a few places, but managed without sand, or loss of time. I think we were 1 min early finishing. 47... Vac not...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 12:50 PM
  2. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    My question about green stations was meant to be rhetorical and very much tongue in cheek. The average car (or any other type) of enthusiast has almost as many weirdly fixated conversations as you'd find here, but they are not portrayed in quite...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 7:56 AM
  3. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    I'm with you. It doesnt really matter, and I thought the railway looked very good, and it was actually refreshing that they used the diesel as that would be more "in period". I am totally with you that the screen depiction of the railway...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:09 PM
  4. 21B replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    How many stations in Oxfordshire were ever painted in SR green?

    Feb 19, 2018 at 10:34 AM
  5. 21B replied to the thread Churchward County Project.

    It all makes you wonder what if anything "we" are collectively preserving. Is this a preservation movement (which would imply museum type approach to me) or are we a "re-creation" movement. They're not mutually exclusive of course, but I too...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 10:01 AM
  6. 21B liked Shaggy's post in the thread All diesel traction gone by 2040 ?.

    [ATTACH] And I could save them several thousand pounds without the need to commission a study. No, It's not financially viable. Scrap them and buy new purpose built hybrids. There, problem solved!

    Hybrid.jpg Feb 14, 2018
  7. 21B replied to the thread SVR General Discussion.

    I would have said the 37 is if anything easier, because everything is accessible on walking through. However, there is little in it in reality. Most diesel electrics can be in service (if not winterised) in the time it takes to get the air...

    Feb 14, 2018