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by GRV777
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Blast from the past
Replies: 21
Views: 46303

Re: Blast from the past

Again, this 1970s sign still remains in place at Portsmouth Harbour station on platform 1, near the slipway leading down to the Isle of Wight ferry terminal.
by GRV777
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Blast from the past
Replies: 21
Views: 46303

Re: Blast from the past

Vintage early 70s BR Trespass notice at Bradford-on-Avon. Still there in 2018 but even more faded now! UPDATE Sadly removed September 2018 when the adjacent station platform 2 extended to accommodate 5 car 'Turbo' formations.
by GRV777
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Blast from the past
Replies: 21
Views: 46303

Re: Blast from the past

Obsolete BR era Red Star sign still in place at the start of the approach road leading to Pewsey station, Wilts. Photo taken Oct 2015 but still in place on my last visit Feb 2018.
by GRV777
Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: PEAKS at Manchester Piccadilly Sept 1976- Mar 1977
Replies: 26
Views: 25108

Re: PEAKS at Manchester Piccadilly Sept 1976- Mar 1977

Worth taking a look at : www.thebashingyears.co.uk which is regularly updated with new information.
by GRV777
Sun Mar 13, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Class 08's of the Somerset Quarries
Replies: 8
Views: 14300

Re: Class 08's of the Somerset Quarries

I visited Whatley this morning (13th March) and found 08652 back in it's usual spot, a siding at the Hapsford end of the yard with assorted wagons boxing it in. 08947 was almost totally hidden from view stabled beneath the road bridge with a 'Not to be moved' notice attached. Next to this was the GM...
by GRV777
Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Class 08's of the Somerset Quarries
Replies: 8
Views: 14300

Re: Class 08's of the Somerset Quarries

On Saturday 20th February 2016 Pathfinder ran a 13 coach charter 'The Fifty Niner' to both Whatley and Merehead Quarries, topped and tailed by 59001 and 59002 on the two branches. At Whatley 08652 was added to the front of 59001 and hauled the train for approximately a quarter of a mile to a point c...