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The Dainton Banker's Recent Activity

  1. The Dainton Banker liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Part of the reason might be that I, and a number of others, including the industry newspaper ‘Railnews’ have repeatedly tried to explain reality to MRLG but they don’t want to listen. Their unfocused fantasies are a distraction. Robin

    Aug 26, 2019 at 12:19 AM
  2. The Dainton Banker liked johnofwessex's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I understand many of the points made recently, BUT it comes back to what happened to @Andy Norman, and it appears that he might not be the only one. @aldfort is clearly commendably busy but at least one person who could have helped the railway...

    Aug 26, 2019 at 12:13 AM
  3. The Dainton Banker liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    We have to learn to do this in Somerset - we have started in a modest way with the WSRA’s £96,000 community grant and the WSSRT’s £40,000 museum grant. At least we are not now fighting each other, but we need to integrate and simplify the WSR...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 2:37 PM
  4. The Dainton Banker liked Robin Moira White's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Useful points, thank you. I guess 9351 was easier as we were fundraising during the work and could show progress. There is sone work to do to understand the Infrastructure programme as the independent report is in prospect and a programme of...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 11:44 AM
  5. The Dainton Banker liked 35B's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Noted and understood. I also note that one of the roles shed by the PLC earlier this year was in marketing, yet what is being commented on here is fundamentally a marketing issue. There are bits and pieces to communicate - many of which are only...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 11:43 AM
  6. The Dainton Banker replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I'm not sure it is a matter of communication channels not being used but rather that they are not being used enough. As I commented above, your (WRSA) engine rebuild/ repair fundraising earlier this year appears to have been successful and there...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 10:51 AM