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  1. Johnme101 liked big.stu's post in the thread NVR Wagon Group Updates.

    NVR has sanctioned the return of volunteers under strict risk assessment and social distancing measures, and today saw four of the wagon team back in action at Wansford... https://www.facebook.com/nvrwagongroup/posts/1325532270970077 "WE'RE...

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  2. Johnme101 liked NightRail's post in the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    This is what it looked like in 1994. There's a gateway part way up the lane, it was a popular spot in the afternoon.[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  3. Johnme101 liked Big Al's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    Nope. Good music choice. It adds rather than detracts and provides the right backdrop to the message.

    Jun 1, 2020 at 10:23 AM
  4. Johnme101 liked Wozzy18's post in the thread Mid Norfolk Railway - General discussion.

    Some interesting work going on at the MNR upgrading the level crossing on Yaxham Road in Dereham. Can't be easy working under the main A47 flyover! (Photos from Friends of MNR Facebook page by Russ Bulmer and Peter Singlehurst) [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  5. Johnme101 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Bluebell Railway General Discussion.

    Nice bit of publicity from BBC Radio Sussex. Many thanks to everyone who has donated to the Corona Virus emergency appeal, which is focused preparing for re-opening and ensuring irreplaceable skills aren't lost. You can donate online here:...

    May 30, 2020 at 8:54 AM
  6. Johnme101 liked pmh_74's post in the thread B12 8572.

    No, the N2 spent the 90s in BR livery as 69523.

    May 28, 2020
  7. Johnme101 liked Matt37401's post in the thread B12 8572.

    I think the N7 spent some time in LNER black during its first ticket though.

    May 28, 2020
  8. Johnme101 liked clinker's post in the thread B12 8572.

    During it's time at the NNR the N7 did spend some time as L&NER 7999 in Black

    May 28, 2020
  9. Johnme101 liked Hicks19862's post in the thread B12 8572.


    May 28, 2020
  10. Johnme101 liked Johnb's post in the thread B12 8572.

    Wherever it goes, nothing looks better than when it's coupled to a proper set of LNER teak coaches [ATTACH]

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  11. Johnme101 liked Matt37401's post in the thread B12 8572.

    With moving by rail from the North Norfolk to the Mid Norfolk (and beyond!) you have to reverse at Cromer, So you'll need to either top and tail or have something drag you to Cromer from Sheringham and vice versa, it has happened though for the...

    May 28, 2020
  12. Johnme101 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread B12 8572.

    Define “mainline standard”. The Wainwright C class and the BR Standard 5mt 73082 have both been moved by rail in-steam, but towed, recently. Obviously neither had the electronic equipment for an unaccompanied move, but under tow my...

    May 28, 2020
  13. Johnme101 liked toplight's post in the thread B12 8572.

    I don't know how difficult it would be to move an engine like the B12 behind a diesel from say the NNR to the MNR. Engines seem to get moved like that from time to time without all the main line equipment being added. How difficult is it to do ?...

    May 28, 2020