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  1. Matt78 liked Johann Marsbar's post in the thread Teifi Valley Railway.

    I've only ever visited the line once, back in 1988, and when I just looked at my photos I was surprised to see that they had 2 locos in steam on the day we visited - and the weather was awful! As an occasional viewer of this thread, the place...

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  2. Matt78 liked Azrall's post in the thread 66xx no.6695.

    Today saw a big push in 6695's overhaul. Both tanks are now fitted and the chimney has been removed for repair and painting. The cab controls etc have also begun taking shape. [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG]

    May 23, 2022 at 4:13 AM
  3. Matt78 liked JMJR1000's post in the thread Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

    Bit late to the party in talking about this, but here goes. Me along with a friend had our first visit to the IoWSR last Sunday during the Spring Gala, and have to say I was most impressed. The staff were helpful and polite, with the whole...

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  4. Matt78 replied to the thread The Gwili Railway thread.

    Well it has been a little while since the last post on this thread, but there are a few things in the pipeline in the next few months aside from the usual operations. on the steam front Haulwen’s chassis is being readied for shot blasting which...

    May 22, 2022 at 6:26 PM
  5. Matt78 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Project Wareham.

    I want to see the Swanage Railway have a prosperous operational future, and I see SR services to Wareham as a distraction and threat to that aim. I also happen to believe that on the SR, as on most heritage railways, they can make their...

    May 20, 2022 at 11:00 PM