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  1. Hampshire Unit liked Ian Monkton's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    As the 33s are 'instant start' the company employees tend to be trained on these, whereas it's the DEPG drivers who are normally only available at the weekends who drive the hydraulics.

    May 12, 2021 at 7:57 PM
  2. Hampshire Unit liked Jamessquared's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Wasn't that question addressed earlier: and Speaking personally, I tend to think that four locos for a railway the size of the WSR is cutting things pretty fine. But ostensibly, there are locos available - it just feels a bit to me that the...

    May 12, 2021 at 6:52 PM
  3. Hampshire Unit liked Pete Thornhill's post in the thread Llangollen Railway.

    I’ll say this with my moderator hat off so there is no confusion. But, do you not think you are possibly attacking the one board member who is actually trying to do something about it? In an ironic way your post illustrates that by mentioning...

    May 11, 2021 at 9:12 PM
  4. Hampshire Unit liked Alan Kebby's post in the thread Llangollen Railway.

    There is apparently a large amount of interest from other lines, so all are likely to see further Railway use.

    May 11, 2021 at 5:21 PM
  5. Hampshire Unit liked Dinmore Manor Ltd.'s post in the thread Dinmore Manor.

    [ATTACH] Whilst Covid has most certainly slowed us down over the last year or so it hasn't brought things to a complete stop, when restrictions have allowed we have pushed on. Yesterday we finally had opportunity to turn the now assembled new...

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  6. Hampshire Unit replied to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Bluebells still hanging on today in Baigent's copse....the sun thought about coming out to play, but didn't [img]Standard in the woods by Stephen Morley, on Flickr

    May 9, 2021 at 9:01 PM
  7. Hampshire Unit liked Dunfanaghy Road's post in the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    just a couple of shots I took today: 08288 [ATTACH] Brilliant paint finish, I bet it never looked as good when fresh out of BR shops. A lot of people involved, but a shout out to father and son Scott and Ethan, who stuck with it from start to...

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  8. Hampshire Unit liked LC2's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Just a webcam capture. [ATTACH]

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  9. Hampshire Unit liked Matt37401's post in the thread Class 69 No. 69001 for GB Railfreight..

    [ATTACH] Just received this of 69002, GBRf going retro again by the looks of it.

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  10. Hampshire Unit liked Bayard's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    It would also have been an opportunity to give the hard-working P Way gang some public praise instead of just trying to give themselves a pat on the back.

    May 7, 2021 at 5:34 PM
  11. Hampshire Unit liked Daddsie71b's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    Need to get rid of that tender and fit side tanks. Surprised no one thought of that! :Finger::Finger:

    May 7, 2021 at 3:03 PM
  12. Hampshire Unit liked FrankC's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Yes, that's correct. The "feedback from passengers" refers to comments made by people making telephone bookings for tickets, which is - in the current circumstances - a large part of the potential clientele. Bear in mind also, that the cost...

    May 7, 2021 at 3:01 PM
  13. Hampshire Unit liked 6960 Raveningham Hall's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Because of the extensive track relay work around Donniford and Helwell. Images posted by @malcolm imps seem to show that good progress has been made, thus permitting a return to Watchet sooner than originally expected.

    May 7, 2021 at 3:01 PM