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  1. mdewell replied to the thread Recommissioning after Coronavirus.

    It seems that Didcot is planning to reopen as a static attraction over the summer (no dates as yet), but visitors will get a 'return ticket' to allow a free visit on future steam days....

    May 29, 2020 at 10:43 AM
  2. mdewell replied to the thread Recommissioning after Coronavirus.

    Regardless of what procedures/system etc we might put in place, at the end of the day it's about restoring public confidence that they can have an enjoyable and safe visit to whatever entertainment venue they prefer. Whether that's "we can...

    May 27, 2020 at 2:39 PM
  3. mdewell liked John Petley's post in the thread 7027 Thornbury Castle.

    Which three do you mean? Take your pick from:- 1363 2516 2807 2818 2857 2859 2873 (admittedly in bits) 2874 3440/3717 4003 4247 4248 4253 4270 4277 5322 and perhaps one or two others I have forgotten!

    May 26, 2020 at 11:59 AM
  4. mdewell liked aldfort's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Folks please stop all of this. 1) There is an ongoing process to hopefully resolve the S&D question. It's being conducted in private because that's what all parties have been advised and have agreed to. 2)I'm sorry to say this but none of the...

    May 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM
  5. mdewell liked Great Western's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I’ve been following the various threads about the WSR for a year or so now, I’ve withheld comment as I’ve no connection with the railway other than a visitor three years ago. I’m lucky in that I’m a 38 year old with a family who are interested...

    May 26, 2020 at 10:51 AM
  6. mdewell liked pmh_74's post in the thread Bridge that Gap: Great Central Railway News.

    I think this is in pie-in-the-sky territory, quite frankly. To do that you’d first need to extend the branch a few hundred yards, which would involve rearranging the quarry’s stone grading yard, removing a massive earth bank and sorting out the...

    May 26, 2020 at 10:40 AM
  7. mdewell liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Bluebell Railway General Discussion.

    Thank you, that's very kind - though I'm certainly not at Col. Tom level of achievement! Bluebell Times is a collaborative effort, and there are many other people working hard on it, not least the contributors - any publication is only as good as...

    May 26, 2020 at 10:06 AM