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by Ian Prince
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dalescroft Railfans
Replies: 14
Views: 34435

Re: Dalescroft Railfans

I have Doncaster Works Records, but don't have notes of the tour organiser, so cannot say if these were RCTS, DRC, NRC or some other miscellaneous club that might have advertised in the Railway magazines as doing a trip and might have written to, to join the trip on the day. I even recall a private ...
by Ian Prince
Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Storm Doris
Replies: 8
Views: 14587

Re: Storm Doris

If there is a TPO (Tree Preservation Order), then permission usually has to be sought from the local planning authority to maintain or remove a tree. Lots of red tape, in many cases for good reason, but where there is an obvious danger, or the tree is dead or damaged already (Much more likely to fal...
by Ian Prince
Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2017 AGM Coventry
Replies: 11
Views: 24295

Re: 2017 AGM Coventry

No advantage to me, but shouldn't we encourage new blood to the Society by offering 'junior' subscription rates (maybe digital only) as well. It would be good to see a full analysis of membership 'age ranges', although I guess that this stat is not collected and would require some feedback/research ...
by Ian Prince
Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Storm Doris
Replies: 8
Views: 14587

Re: Storm Doris

Why NR don't have a stronger policy of cutting back all vegetation and trees that are within influencing distance of their lines is beyond me. Would reduce the amount of leaf clearance as well as avoiding trees falling on the lines. Too many lines also have trees brushing trains as they pass which i...
by Ian Prince
Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Visit to Glasgow
Replies: 1
Views: 5192

Re: Visit to Glasgow

Depends what you want but Motherwell is probably one of the busiest.
by Ian Prince
Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ECML Dragged Trains
Replies: 47
Views: 106512

Re: ECML Dragged Trains

Looking on Railcam, a filthy 67024 (except for a cleaned section over the west bodyside number), is confirmed as heading this formation into Peterborough, but the 225 set numbers could not be clearly seen from the camera angle.
by Ian Prince
Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ECML Dragged Trains
Replies: 47
Views: 106512

Re: ECML Dragged Trains

Here is one from 22/10/2011 at Peterborough, when there was great difficulty in getting the 67 to 'talk' to the DVT to head north.
http://mainlinephotography.photium.com/ ... 50346.html
by Ian Prince
Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ECML Dragged Trains
Replies: 47
Views: 106512

Re: ECML Dragged Trains

1S05 lost more time leaving Peterboro and thereafterwards not passing Ranskill until 09:00.

91129 confirmed as train loco with DVT 82210? at rear


43238 (NRM Vinyls) sth on 1E03 passed Torworth in up direction at 09:30, so no need to drag this one on its Fenland adventure
by Ian Prince
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Gamlingay Cambs
Replies: 2
Views: 6724

Re: Gamlingay Cambs

Thanks Max. I will pass the information on.
by Ian Prince
Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Gamlingay Cambs
Replies: 2
Views: 6724

Gamlingay Cambs

The RCTS web features a number of photographs of this erstwhile railway served settlement. Recently I have been asked if it were possible to provide further information on the first photograph on their own website (GDHS 0713) showing an ancient locomotive and coaches in the early days of the railway...