I would have thought that extending the running line in the Gobowen direction to just short of the A5 crossing would give a nice run through...
Yes; I enjoy your updates on here, please continue.
I only ever saw diesel locos on the trains, to the border only in those days.
I've got some photos taken from similar locations (Star Ferry especially) in about 1970 (I was about 8 years old!!), lots of Liberty ships etc....
Excellent news; the new owners have announced that they are going to start overhauling the steam locos.
Posts removed for moderation.
That was Buttigiegs I believe, 34032 being one so treated.
There may have been a clause in their purchase agreement from BR that stipulated the...
LR have traditionally had a lot of DMU days.
What's the plan for Buxton?
Doesn't seem to be in the completed listings section either, so I guess it was withdrawn.
The price difference could be down to BR including delivery costs in some contracts but not in others.
The prices would have been tendered by Woodhams; I doubt they would be able to withdraw a bid that had been accepted and still be eligible to...
I wonder if Woodhams records were kept by anyone after they closed?
Apologies, I typed '09 instead of '10.
Possibly the correspondence took a while to catch up?
image credit to the aforementioned publication.
They were supposed to go to Briton Ferry but were overweight for the line, so were re-sold to Woodhams. The locos that went elsewhere (Cashmores,...
I am just reading the 'Southern Way' special issue, No9, 'Scrapping the Southern'.
On P27 there is a copy of a sales invoice from BR to Woodhams...
Don't knock it :eek:
Triple-headed Black 5s and GWR Manors have been done elsewhere if I remember correctly.
46 and 47 had the same vac. Brake valves.
Separate names with a comma.