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  1. parowozy replied to the thread Steam Dreams 2024.

    Apr 20, 2024 at 3:03 PM
  2. acorb attached a file to the thread The Great Britain XVI - 13/04/24 to 21/04/24.

    Yes confirmed unassisted over Heart of Wales line. Beautiful sunny day for it. Currently watering at Llandrindod. [ATTACH]

    IMG_20240420_142831.jpg Apr 20, 2024 at 2:59 PM
  3. Oswald T Wistle replied to the thread The Great Britain XVI - 13/04/24 to 21/04/24.

    I see that both fives left Carnforth at the head of the ECS. At Preston 44871 was detached and headed directly to Chester Yard. 45407 took the ECS to Bamfurlong Jn and following a reversal the 47 led to Liverpool LS. 45407 then headed today's...

    Apr 20, 2024 at 2:56 PM
  4. 35B replied to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    As well as a cathedral that carefully sites it's cameras so that only clergy and choir are visible, but other churches that give a warning that anyone may be caught on camera. There's no right or wrong here, but much will depend on individual...

    Apr 20, 2024 at 2:54 PM
  5. ilvaporista replied to the thread 15" Passenger Carrying Loading Gauge.

    I am told that the absolute minimum for the cycleway is 1.4 m.

    Apr 20, 2024 at 2:51 PM
  6. ilvaporista replied to the thread 15" Passenger Carrying Loading Gauge.

    Thanks very much for the replies. It really is early days with this project and nothing like this has been done before in Italy. The line in question was abandoned years ago and there are now discussions underway about reusing parts to gain...

    Apr 20, 2024 at 2:50 PM
  7. Deepgreen replied to the thread Steam Dreams 2024.

    Good grief, that's extremely poor! It beggars belief that Horsham station staff, with hundreds of passengers hanging around for hours, wouldn't have had a modicum of initiative! Where were the SD staff, too, I wonder? At least they could have...

    Apr 20, 2024 at 2:47 PM
  8. Deepgreen replied to the thread Steam Dreams 2024.

    It feels like something has slipped through the planning 'net', meaning there is engineering works but they have not shown up for planning tools, etc., (or for the public!) resulting in this special coming a cropper. Unusual, I'm glad to say,...

    Apr 20, 2024 at 2:44 PM
  9. Rebeccajane replied to the thread Steam Dreams 2024.

    my friend is on the tour today and there was no info or updates given at Horsham, they were just left waiting for over 2 hours on the platform, if it wasn’t for Railcam diagrams he’d have had no idea what was happening! Safe to say there were a...

    Apr 20, 2024 at 2:43 PM
  10. ilvaporista liked 5944's post in the thread 15" Passenger Carrying Loading Gauge.

    https://s0.geograph.org.uk/geophotos/02/58/86/2588688_a821b7c3_1024x1024.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c9/Tunnel_under_road_at_New_Romney_Station_-_geograph.org.uk_-_775053.jpg Is that any help? The tunnel at the South...

    Apr 20, 2024 at 2:35 PM
  11. 3ABescot liked Michael Whitehouse's post in the thread Vintage Trains 2024.

    The complete span of the Tyseley story from 1964 to today. 7029 poses with 1Z48 reporting numbers alongside new 6880 on test

    IMG_1797.jpeg Apr 20, 2024 at 2:31 PM
  12. 3ABescot liked stevenjcrozier's post in the thread The Great Britain XVI - 13/04/24 to 21/04/24.

    Acouple of shots from this week, one on the HML at Slochd and one on the Kyle line at Achanalt[ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    44871-45407_Slochd_160424.jpg 44871_Achanalt_170424.jpg Apr 20, 2024 at 2:30 PM
  13. 3ABescot liked frazoulaswak's post in the thread The Great Britain XVI - 13/04/24 to 21/04/24.

    Framed by some of the semaphore signals that still control train movements at Helsby, ex-LMS Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 No. 45407 The Lancashire Fusilier powers the Liverpool Lime Street to Swansea leg of the Great Britain XVI rail tour over the...

    EOS 5D Mark IV_240420_6418.jpg Apr 20, 2024 at 2:30 PM
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