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  1. joe_issitt liked SebWelsh's post in the thread WSR Spring Steam Gala Fri 28th April to Mon 1st May.

    Hot on the heels of the release of the event timetable, we are also pleased to be able to announce that we will be running two photographic charter evenings in conjuction with Don Bishop of Steam Recreations. The evening before the Gala, on...

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  2. joe_issitt replied to the thread North Norfolk Railway Spring Steam Gala: 14 - 16 April 2023.

    Unfortunately, that's a typo - both the J15 and 7F are unavailable for this event, the latter being re-tubed, so it'll be 90775 vice 53809 for the Sunday I believe.

    Mar 29, 2023 at 7:18 PM
  3. joe_issitt liked A1X's post in the thread Kent & East Sussex Railway.

    You're right. I've lost count of the number of times I've arrived at Sheffield Park to see people storming out of the station with kids and families in tow shouting "it's disgusting that you've got a GWR Dukedog running with Metropolitan Railway...

    Mar 29, 2023 at 7:11 PM
  4. joe_issitt liked Dead Sheep's post in the thread Kent & East Sussex Railway.

    To be core to its heritage, the KESR should operate on 75 lb/yard flat bottom spiked track. Ash and mud platforms should be short and at stand at lest 2 foot below step board level. Derailments should be the norm. 'Ballast' should consist of...

    Mar 29, 2023 at 7:10 PM
  5. joe_issitt liked Fireline's post in the thread Kent & East Sussex Railway.

    Before you lean on the "must criticise" button, please also factor in that the KESR is in the middle of a motive power crisis. At this moment in time, we don't have a single "heavy" engine, capable of hauling our main service, from our home...

    Mar 29, 2023 at 7:10 PM
  6. joe_issitt liked 84H's post in the thread Telford Steam Railway - Latest news.

    Hi all here is our lastest update We had a fantastic volunteer open day on Sunday. Both tours were well supported and we had 12 new members join us on the day. A number of these have already contacted me for a date for when they can have their...

    Mar 29, 2023 at 7:08 PM