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by pdeaves
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pre grouping & BR naming committee / convention
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: Pre grouping & BR naming committee / convention

For clarity, by 'names' do you mean those carried on nameplates, or general class names?
by pdeaves
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Stations with Short Platforms to Loose Services
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Stations with Short Platforms to Loose Services

Not clear from the article, Earlestown does not lose its service, just its TfW service. Other operators un unaffected (and TfW continue to stop to maintain the timetable, just no boarding or alighting).
by pdeaves
Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Old Ordnance Survey Map - BOLTON 1890
Replies: 1
Views: 337

Re: Old Ordnance Survey Map - BOLTON 1890

Link contains some spurious characters 'behind the scenes'. Try http://www.alangodfreymaps.co.uk/lancs08713.htm
by pdeaves
Fri May 29, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dft Restoring Your Railway Fund
Replies: 1
Views: 1558

Re: Dft Restoring Your Railway Fund

Some of which are clearly more practical and viable than others!

Note that the money is to fund studies, not to complete the work on the ground.
by pdeaves
Sun May 10, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What livery is this?
Replies: 2
Views: 3652

Re: What livery is this?

No idea at all. It looks to me like it's holding the cab on (not really!). The link was sent to me by someone else; I know no more than is on that page.
by pdeaves
Sun May 10, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What livery is this?
Replies: 2
Views: 3652

What livery is this?

The ex-GWR pannier tank in this image is filthy! https://www.warwickshirerailways.com/gwr/gwrt3981.htm?fbclid=IwAR2R6vVXkBOpfFpgOiETsgdUzHIQPaZw1q5uDWv0GB_ODmM8XKE4OJq4erw The number plates have been removed and stencilled '3619' added in their place. There is no visible evidence of any company cres...
by pdeaves
Sat May 09, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kent Coast Electrification sub stations
Replies: 1
Views: 3188

Re: Kent Coast Electrification sub stations

These things? Headcorn: https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2956759 Plumstead if you want a fancy one: https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1848738 video of someone making a model of one if you can use inspiration from that: https://oorail.co.uk/third-rail-substation-3d-printed-model-railways/ My own pic...
by pdeaves
Wed May 06, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Free book!
Replies: 3
Views: 6453

Re: Free book!

OK, thanks Richard. All yours!

I will see about packing/posting when I can next combine an exercise trip out with a visit to an open post office.
by pdeaves
Tue May 05, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Free book!
Replies: 3
Views: 6453

Free book!

Available to anyone who wants it. I do not even ask for postage. Computers in Railway Management, edited by TKS Murthy, LS Lawrence and RE Rivier. Published jointly by Computational Mechanics Publications and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg in 1987. Condition as new, circa 16cm by 23.5cm, 224 page...
by pdeaves
Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Railway 'virus closures'
Replies: 1
Views: 7019

Railway 'virus closures'

With the cut back in railway services to serve only the most necessary travel, I thought it would be good to record those bits of railway that have now lost all passenger services. If we can compile a reasonably comprehensive list I will put it in the RO. Unsurprisingly, many early casualties are ro...