Perhaps they do, but I expect most fires do not take hold until a train travelling at 25mph is some way past the scene
Very little I could add to the very valid points made above re-Alton Towers, perhaps just to say Alton Towers have a nice income stream from...
Volunteer effort should always be applauded and it's great to hear that it's been a successful day at Didcot.
The comment about Thornbury Castle...
Yes- Hendon (Tanfield) & Millfield (Bressingham) also survivors- all four of the RSH locos.
Both Roker of 1940 and older sister (HL) Pallion of...
Roker went to Foxfield and is currently on loan at Beamish
I was thinking that the electricity need to run a hot tub would make them fairly prohibitive for most these days, but then again I suppose it's...
The whole toilets thing raises the question as to whether the finances are down the pan or the railway is flushed with cash?
Robert Heath No6 is a copy of Heath's No8 built by Falcon
Might be wrong but I thought that stays were the issue with the loco earlier in the year, so could just be the website needs updating?
Always good to see steam on TV, and it's good publicity for Saphos but I do find the scripts on the Bill Nighy programmes grating , as if made in...
Weren't 9F's known as spaceships?
Another factor could be that just about everything and everywhere (not just railways) seems to be holding some sort of celebratory event. In some...
I understand purple is a popular livery these days
Improved Engine Green is a fine livery to my eyes.
Good to see the Austerity in use .
It is interesting to see the differing approaches being made by SVR and NYMR to the coal price situation. SVR...
Daft yes, but increasingly common that steam locos are required to have a second person on the footplate at all times the loco is in motion ,
Had a trip behind the Prairie on Weds, I assume that's the only steam available as I couldn't see Swiftsure and think that was going elsewhere?
Must admit I'd been expecting more of a Deep Purple , but rather than Smoke on the Water, if locos were songs I guess it would be this :
Last year there was a lot discussion on the West Somerset thread about the need for that railway to get back to Minehead because that offered the...
Thanks for this. Pleased to see there are better options than first appeared possible and good to see them being promoted
The 'Whitby Hopper'...
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