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  1. Steve replied to the thread Boiler Insurance Companies.

    Quite a few, to my knowledge.

    Jul 19, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  2. Steve liked Jamessquared's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I suspect that's rather over-sensitive. When all is said and done, the dots on the side of a loco in heritage usage are just livery, and I don't think the ORR are too concerned about getting into livery debates. Far more important is that the...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 9:43 AM
  3. Steve liked flying scotsman123's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    There is presumably also difference between red routes and what the GWR called "dotted red" which allowed red locos to travel at a maximum of 25 mph. There's absolutely no need to allow for red locos to be pounding along at 45mph or whatever the...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 9:41 AM
  4. Steve liked 3855's post in the thread Brighton Atlantic: 32424 Beachy Head.

    Jul 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM
  5. Steve replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Plenty of rubber tyred locos built in the UK. Mainly for use in mines and tunnelling. Not pneumatic, though.

    Jul 15, 2019 at 1:29 PM
  6. Steve liked simon's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I've always been interested in the WSR since I visited back in 1976. Some of my photos from then are on Steve's website. I've also visited it since then. However, comments like yours put me off putting my hand in my pocket to donate and my...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM
  7. Steve liked free2grice's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Although briefly mentioned earlier I'm sure that others who tend to quickly skip over the other operating news/saga would be pleased to learn of the following. <BJ> The West Somerset Railway Association are keen to share two pieces of good news....

    Jul 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM
  8. Steve liked Corbs's post in the thread What Ifs, and Locos that never were..

    Well, there were exceptions..... [MEDIA]

    Jul 15, 2019 at 9:19 AM
  9. Steve replied to the thread Tornado.

    I'm no expert on the subject but aren't dashcams the equivalent of a video camera? My understanding as that, if it is in a public place then it is perfectly acceptable to take both video and photographs which include people as long a it doesn't...

    Jul 14, 2019
  10. Steve liked oldmrheath's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I believe the heritage railway movement is so interlinked that even the latter example you mention probably in some way touches on the West Somerset no matter tenuous that might appear. Examples might include supporting a railway or locomotive...

    Jul 14, 2019
  11. Steve liked Jamessquared's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    That view does rather preclude those who might be potential donors, volunteers or visitors; as well as those who may have done those things in the past and, after a break, are considering a return. The issues facing the WSR - tough finances,...

    Jul 14, 2019
  12. Steve liked Greenway's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Your post, sadly, reflects much of the insularity that is reflected in many WSR supporters posts. This is National Preservation and most here are interested in all aspects of preservation and heritage - not just railways, although railways do...

    Jul 14, 2019