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  1. Rumpole replied to the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    I stand to be corrected, but I think the main intention was to use the 442’s on the Pompey Direct. I believe the diagrams down to Poole are to allow for maintenance to be done at Bournemouth Depot.

    Apr 5, 2020 at 3:52 PM
  2. Rumpole replied to the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    In normal circumstances, there are weekday 442 diagrams that include trains between Poole and Waterloo; I use one of them to get to work when I’m early turn.

    Apr 5, 2020 at 3:02 PM
  3. Rumpole liked twr12's post in the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    That was done in 1988......

    Apr 5, 2020 at 8:55 AM
  4. Rumpole replied to the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    The Swanage Railway has just spent a not inconsiderable amount of money on overhauling 4 cars worth of DMMU with a view to operation to Wareham. I suspect if it gave those up now and decided to use Pacers, they would have some very ‘interesting’...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 12:42 PM
  5. Rumpole replied to the thread Llangollen Railway.

    Good news, I can’t think of a better home for it at present. Having seen what’s left of it at reasonably close quarters while shunting our CCT out, I look forward to seeing it progress in due course.

    Apr 4, 2020 at 12:12 PM
  6. Rumpole liked nick813's post in the thread Llangollen Railway.

    Hello, Sorry for the delay in replying. The Cattle Wagon body: W8 or W10? My GWR Wagon Bible is away at present on loan..........Pat Goss And I have been attempting to work out what the body diagram is.Some further research is called for. The...

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  7. Rumpole replied to the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    It has been stated that there is no truth in the rumour that the Pacers are destined for Swanage; can we move on please? In any event, minds of those at the Swanage Railway are exercised with far more important matters than four-wheeled rotbox...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 12:04 PM
  8. Rumpole replied to the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    I didn’t say if the rumour mill was correct or not...!

    Apr 1, 2020 at 8:45 PM
  9. Rumpole replied to the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    Looks like the rumour mill’s excelled itself this time!

    Apr 1, 2020 at 8:19 PM