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  1. Steve liked 5914's post in the thread Project Wareham.

    This post is written with an acknowledgement that many things have moved on since I was actively involved in matters to do with SR and the Wareham service - of which I am a supporter, but which I think should (and could) be implemented in a way...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 9:49 AM
  2. Steve replied to the thread Would you like to be a boilersmith?.

    Can’t speak too highly about John and his team. Full of enthusiasm. Last week I phoned him about a rush job; not a big one but something I couldn’t do as it was a pressing. When do you want it? Tomorrow was my reply. I delivered the sample the...

    Jan 19, 2022 at 11:18 PM
  3. Steve replied to the thread Project Wareham.

    A question (because I don't know the answer). Will the Train Driving Licences and Certificates Regulations 2010 be applicable to Swanage drivers driving on the main line railway? The ORR has the power to deem that the trains are not operating...

    Jan 19, 2022 at 9:00 PM
  4. Steve replied to the thread Project Wareham.

    You are very right in what you said in your middle paragraph. However, these people are ageing rapidly and I get the impression that the younger volunteer of today doesn't have that drive and expects things to be on a plate. Not all people but...

    Jan 19, 2022 at 10:10 AM
  5. Steve liked Meatman's post in the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    in all honesty i think people need to take a step back and look at the whole picture,how long do people think it will take to get back to blackmoor! if successful with the twao/planning/finance its going to take a few years to get...

    Jan 19, 2022 at 10:08 AM
  6. Steve replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    The railway does indeed have to make concrete decisions when phase 2A becomes operational but they are going to be fingers in the air as it will have nothing to base things on. Unless it assumes that all traffic starts from Woody Bay, that is,...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 11:15 PM
  7. Steve replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    Looking on as an outsider, I don't think the L & B can really make any concrete decisions on how they will operate in the future until they start running trains to and from Blackamoor. Unless they have a crystal ball it will be pretty difficult...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 8:09 PM
  8. Steve replied to the thread North Yorkshire Moors Railway General Discussion.

    That's probably already past. :)

    Jan 18, 2022 at 7:28 PM