I'm curious to know what the opinion is of the Ffestiniog locos either brought in, or repainted since 1955, such as Linda and Blanche (should they...
VOR 9 has been running as GWR 1213 since November 2016.
The last timetabled train under BR auspices was on November 4th 1988, but they ran a Santa Special on December 18th. The next time the VoR ran, in...
Aberystwyth depot covered both the Cambrian and VoR, yes. Not Valley Lines though, rather a large, railway free, chunk of Wales between them.
Pretty sure the very last BR owned and run steam movement on the London Midland region (erstwhile Western Region) was December 18th 1988, by No. 7
Couldn't the same be said of Brecon Mountain, and outside Wales, Launceston, Lappa Valley, Seaton Tramway - I'm sure there are others. Sometimes a...
Likewise, as one of the first round of kids (and the son of the author of that obituary) it was terribly sad, if not unexpected, to hear of...
Just started moving again.
From the train - still taking on water. There's a service train behind us, and has been since we stopped about 20 minutes ago. I bet they're...
One of the early iterations of the Ffestiniog TITAN system developed by Brian Bushell on an old Apricot if I recall correctly.
These are most of the loco ones I encountered over the years.
08 - gronk, jocko, 350
09- super gronk
14 - teddy bear
17 - Clayton
20 - chopper
The turntable at Glanypwll is long gone, only the pit, and a couple of the rails from the circumference of it, survive. The Boston Lodge turntable...
And the Erlestoke Manor Fund as well
Carrabasset has been sold, and is now a Statfold resident.
I forget where, but I have seen a photo of it at Mountsorrel in the past week.
Trap points above Penrhyn crossing would invariably be on a tall narrow embankment, at least on one side - the consequences of derailing a train...
Indeed - I get regular updates from the Class 15 Preservation lot who, having done a large proportion of the bodywork repairs on D8233, and...
The editorial of the March-April issue, a few words after stating it is the last bi-monthly issue, also states that the May issue will be out on...
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