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  1. Miff liked 35B's post in the thread Battery electric traction.

    I suggest product quality is debatable given the time taken to service and mediocre reliability stats.

    Nov 30, 2022 at 4:10 PM
  2. Miff replied to the thread Battery electric traction.

    … and the LUL Schomas converted from diesel to BE, also stored after seeing little or no use. It should be noted Viva Rail have not yet entered Administration, but warned that they’ll have to if they don’t find new investors very soon. Their...

    Nov 30, 2022 at 8:49 AM
  3. Miff liked Hampshire Unit's post in the thread Loco 76017.

    Although no longer a Watercress Line resident, I think it is worth tipping one's hat to the restoration and maintenance staff and volunteers at Ropley. 76017 has successfully completed one substantial journey across Network rail metals without...

    Nov 29, 2022 at 1:04 PM
  4. Miff liked Snifter's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Ian, The image you posted ignores the most important factor in all of this. How were the contents of the box created ? I include the awful treatment that you were subjected to. If everything is hidden away then what's left is a cycle of "do,...

    Nov 27, 2022 at 4:50 PM
  5. Miff liked pmh_74's post in the thread Bridge that Gap: Great Central Railway News.

    Yes but life isn't that simple. If you look here: https://www.hgvalliance.com/Helpful-Guides/bridge-strike/low-bridge-finder/uk The bridge was already shown as 14'6" - maybe one of the reasons there were so many bridge strikes? So in effect the...

    Nov 25, 2022 at 10:08 PM
  6. Miff replied to the thread Bridge that Gap: Great Central Railway News.

    Gained 3 inches headroom judging by the new sign on the bridge, compared to the old one at the road side.

    Nov 25, 2022 at 2:00 PM
  7. Miff liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    A couple of railway-related folk have asked me about the award I received for my D&I work at the bar, so to save repeating endlessly here it is from last week. It is hard to express how far behind some parts of railway heritage are, although Jo...

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