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Bristol Harbour Railway - Updates and Goings on

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Corbs, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. mdewell

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    A passer-by this week asked if it was an 0-4-0. 'It is at the moment', we said.
     
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    If looking for a silver lining amidst the gloom, this may prove one of those defining moments which forces some much needed viable objective long term decisions onto the agenda.
     
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    The decision had been made, repair designed and money found. But this will hopefully shorten the timescale. Bristol could live without the railway and footpath for four years but I expect that reopening the Cumberland Road will be deemed much more urgent.
     
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    Thanks for the link, I cycled past this morning and didn't even notice the road closure! Guess we shall have to wait and see what happens. I do hope the line can be reinstated all the way back to the bonded warehouses.
     
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    This isn't a new video (shot in 2014) but I've added a little commentary if anyone's interested in how the capstan works...
     

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