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by GRALISTAIR
Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dalescroft Railfans
Replies: 18
Views: 46418

Re: Dalescroft Railfans

There is now a Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railway_e ... ed_Kingdom where Dalescroft and RCTS are both mentioned. Please help by adding, updating and editing.
by GRALISTAIR
Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Northern Counties Transport Society
Replies: 27
Views: 75147

Re: Northern Counties Transport Society

And I have written a Wikipedia page

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railway_e ... ed_Kingdom

mentioning NCTS but also RCTS etc. Anyone care to add or edit?
by GRALISTAIR
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Trying to find lost details of 1970s trips
Replies: 11
Views: 35914

Re: Trying to find lost details of 1970s trips

I don't have Barrow Hill documented but it is possible. Usually if we did Barrow Hill we also did Shirebrook
by GRALISTAIR
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rail Enthusiast/ Rail and RCTS Railway Observer for Disposal
Replies: 5
Views: 17042

Re: Rail Enthusiast/ Rail and RCTS Railway Observer for Disposal

Surprised Pete Hall does not want these
by GRALISTAIR
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Trying to find lost details of 1970s trips
Replies: 11
Views: 35914

Re: Trying to find lost details of 1970s trips

15/05/1977 / / Doncaster & Immingham Sheffield Station, TI, Holmes Yard, Rotherham Road, WH, DR, Doncaster Station, Doncaster Works, Scunthorpe Station, Normandy Park, FH, Immingham Docks, IM, West Marsh, Grimsby Docks, Grimsby Station, Barnetby, GO, KY, Wakefield(passing, HM, Meadow Hall Almost cer...
by GRALISTAIR
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Northern Counties Transport Society
Replies: 27
Views: 75147

Re: Northern Counties Transport Society

Pete I just emailed an update with every trip I was ever on.
by GRALISTAIR
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Free Membership for 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 22034

Re: Free Membership for 2018

I was once a member - 15308 was my membership number iirc
by GRALISTAIR
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Trying to find lost details of 1970s trips
Replies: 11
Views: 35914

Re: Trying to find lost details of 1970s trips

I am Graham Howarth - a friend of John Wade from those days. I am in contact with Pete Hall and John Wade trying to help with a history of the NCTS. John is correct NCTS was run for fun and not for profit. Dalescroft was so for profit that ICRS split off from it in the 1970s. It was Carnforth based....
by GRALISTAIR
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Real Crush Toofew Seats
Replies: 2
Views: 11117

Re: Real Crush Toofew Seats

My first RCTS tour was The Mersey Docker - I was crushed but only because a very large person was sat next to me.

My favourite was when we did Buxton and did the single line access road - also had D200 on and a Thornaby Class 37. I forgot the date
by GRALISTAIR
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Real Crush Toofew Seats
Replies: 2
Views: 11117

Real Crush Toofew Seats

Does anyone remember in the 1980s, RCTS ran a few railtours - I went on at least two of them? Anyway RAIL Enthusiast magazine had a regular article called Railtour Review. The first writer was David Maxey and the second IIRC was Stuart Slane. Anyway, I think Maxey or it could have even been the late...