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by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RCTS Locomotive Stock Book 1983
Replies: 0
Views: 9651

RCTS Locomotive Stock Book 1983

I have had a tidy out of my books and find that I have several spare copies of the RCTS Locomotive Stock Book for 1983 (ISBN 0 901115 59 2). They are all in good condition. I am willing to sell these at ?3.00 each - post free in the UK. (Overseas postage would be extra). Payment could be by cheque o...
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Station Statistics
Replies: 3
Views: 10923

Station Statistics

The Office of the Rail Regulator has just published the data for station passenger usage for 2014 - 2015. II is available in various formats on the ORR website but this is probably the most useful one as it includes comparative data for previous years: http://orr.gov.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0012/...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:25 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Cumbria Round Robin Ticket
Replies: 1
Views: 7219

Cumbria Round Robin Ticket

Can anyone tell me the ticket code for the "Cumbria Round Robin"? Is there a reason why these Ranger, Rover and Round Robin tickets cannot be purchased on-line?
by RichardCoulthurst
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talyllyn Railway Through the Years (DVD)
Replies: 0
Views: 9536

Talyllyn Railway Through the Years (DVD)

The Talyllyn Railway Through the Years, DVD, 97 minutes, 4:3 aspect ratio, colour/b/w, EAN 5 030095 10012 0, Oakwood Visuals, PO Box 13, Usk, NP15 1YS, ?18.95 (www. oakwoodv.co.uk) The Oakwood Press have brought out this DVD on the Talyllyn Railway and I have just received a copy for review. The fi...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Illustrated Talk on St Pancras Station
Replies: 0
Views: 9819

Forthcoming Illustrated Talk on St Pancras Station

RCTS members within reach of Manchester may be interested in the following meeting organised by the Railway & Canal Historical Society North West Group. ST PANCRAS ? An lllustrated Talk by Nigel Howey on Saturday, 14th November 2015 at the Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester at 2pm. Nige...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: South Wales Electrification
Replies: 1
Views: 7894

South Wales Electrification

The following news report about dual powered engines (i.e. electric/diesel) for the South Wales Main Line may be of interest:
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales ... n-10287160
Is this seriously being proposed?
by RichardCoulthurst
Sat Sep 26, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 140074

Re: New Books

I have heard about a recently published book with the title "Britain's Least Used Stations" by David Brewer. It may be privately published. Does anyone have any further information i.e. price, ISBN, ordering information, etc that they could share on this forum?
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Barmouth Bridge Footpath
Replies: 1
Views: 8313

Re: Barmouth Bridge Footpath

There is a petition against the closure here:

https://www.change.org/p/gwynedd-counci ... d-cyclists
by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Barmouth Bridge Footpath
Replies: 1
Views: 8313

Barmouth Bridge Footpath

This item on the possible closure of the footpath across Barmouth Railway Bridge appeared on BBC Wales earlier today.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-nort ... s-33905836
by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Aug 06, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Protection of Old Track Beds
Replies: 0
Views: 10819

Protection of Old Track Beds

My attention has been drawn to a parliamentary petition which seeks protection of former railway track beds from development so that they could be reused at some point in the future with a particular aim of rural regeneration. The link below allows you to sign. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitio...