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  1. Davo replied to the thread Recommissioning after Coronavirus.

    It could be a year or more b4 we r safe to resume normal service on heritage riding 4 pleasure on steam trains again as i do every w,end since lockdown began in march on heritage railways ive given a £50+ donation to various railways in the U.K....

    May 31, 2020 at 12:33 AM
  2. Davo replied to the thread Bridge that Gap: Great Central Railway News.

    Good things come to those who wait any trains on the G.C.R. loughborough southern section expected to run phil ?within the next month:Morewaitingisrequired:

    May 30, 2020 at 7:50 PM
  3. Davo replied to the thread RTC 2020.

    Hey well we went without mainline steam in 1969 until 4772 broke the ban (if i got my dates right) apart from jan to mid march 2020 could be a very similar outlook like with very few mainline excursions who knows anyhow yet we may have a stroke...

    May 28, 2020 at 6:49 PM
  4. Davo replied to the thread RTC 2020.

    Received a email today off R.T.C. about The wensleydale tour has any other members on nat pres got 1 who was due to go on this tour earlier in spring 28/3/2020 now redated to 27/3/2021 due to R.T.C. /W.C.R.C. taking precaution so its absolutley...

    May 27, 2020 at 8:07 PM
  5. Davo replied to the thread Bridge that Gap: Great Central Railway News.

    The line from the M.M.L. up to mountsorrel over the river soar just one question was it owned by M.R. company, And the G.C. branch line now relaid from swithland sidings to mountsorrel was that owned by the G.C.R. or was the whole line from...

    May 24, 2020
  6. Davo replied to the thread Bridge that Gap: Great Central Railway News.

    Would have that been where the mount- sorrel line after it crosses the river soar joins the midland main line near sileby?

    May 24, 2020
  7. Davo liked JEB-245584's post in the thread East Lancs Railway.

    Nothing to worry about. Transport for Greater Manchester proposed this in their 2020/25 plan. First off it's a plan to trial " Tram trains" so the heavy rail bit will still exist. Also from memory I think that the ELR plan to extend into...

    May 24, 2020
  8. Davo liked MellishR's post in the thread East Lancs Railway.

    This wouldn't be the only stretch of railway carrying both service trains and heritage steam trains, nor the only stretch carrying both heavy and light rail, though it might be the first instance of this particular combination of trams and...

    May 24, 2020