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by newportphotoman
Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: great western electrification
Replies: 6
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Re: great western electrification

Thanks for the information. I have a cousin who lives close to Newport station, and overlooking the line. He has had a letter saying pile driving is going to start for the mast supports, but no masts, as yet. This will take place at night, but he has got used to this as a new bridge over the line wa...
by newportphotoman
Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 119306

Re: New Books

hello Richard I was very pleased to see your posts on all these unusual books. I used to get a lot of unusual books from the Ian Allan Bookshop in Cardiff, but this has closed now along with some of the rest of the Ian Allan "Empire". it is very useful to know about books from other sources. regards...
by newportphotoman
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: great western electrification
Replies: 6
Views: 13624

great western electrification

Do any members know what progress ( if any) has been made on the London to Cardiff electrification? Or has it been put on hold till after Brexit? Here in Newport Gwent, bridges have been raised or demolished and replaced, but no masts have gone up. The Severn Tunnel was electrified a while back, but...