The fixed seating in the 'Elizabethan' buffet lounge vehicles was similarly uncomfortable. We have reproduced this in 1706 using Doncaster...
We sneaked past the border guards into England earlier today and
went over the level crossing on the A5. The track looks pretty clear (Network...
On behalf of Llangollen Railway thank you for your valued support.
You've discovered the location of the strategic reserve then ?
We'd better not mention the chain block then !
It wasn't six feet but felt like it.
The unluckiest guy at Steamport was Dave H who managed to ride his bike under a Southport Corporation bus ,...
I see a young looking Mr Foster in the background of the Southport shot, together with the Pooley van from which I managed to slip off the top...
Following the disaster that the Chinese have wreaked on this country we should be looking for alternative suppliers.
January 1948 livery. New smokebox plate not yet cast.
I think that you're right about the re-paint Gary, although it was nearly forty years ago and the memory dims.
Derek Foster did have the original 47298 smokebox numberplate, courtesy of Gerry Drought, an enthusiast from St. Helens who had bought it from BR...
I can remember being on the footplate as fireman on 7298 and asking the BR man about injector overflows onto the third rail (not being very...
This is a situation where having a rake of suburban non-corridor coaches comes in handy.
It's sad that the L & Y 0-4-4 tanks used as carriage warming boilers weren't put aside for preservation, although preservationists would never be...
Don't know if it's just me, but virtually everybody that I come across with a double-barrelled name seems to present problems.
It's quite possible to refurbish mark ones and make the interiors suitably vintage looking. It's just a case of polishing the woodwork,...
To put this to bed, it wouldn't be allowed out of Australia. They're pretty fussy about their heritage.
Could it be the same type as one in attached photo?
I hope that S****t R****r hasn't seen this.
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