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by 6-6-66
Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dead or Dying Already?
Replies: 31
Views: 53514

Dead or Dying Already?

The forum looked like a good idea.
Is there anybody out there, or has hibernation started? Not a thing since midday on Tuesday...
Do we have no one with any thoughts, question, or opinions, because we might as well give up now if there is so little interest or reaction.
by 6-6-66
Sun Nov 30, 2014 4:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dick Taylor.
Replies: 1
Views: 6976

Dick Taylor.

Just read in the digital RO (yes it does work for me) of the death of Dick Taylor. I'm sure that others better qualified will be adding their contributions, but as a personal memory, a true gentleman, who was a pleasure to deal with via the authors' sub-committee. Truly, they don't make them like th...
by 6-6-66
Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sightings
Replies: 13
Views: 29678

Re: Sightings

If you mean reading numbers, Voyagers, whoever is running them, with miniscule numbers, low down on the nose ends and below platform height in stations.
by 6-6-66
Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Why are you a member (or not) of the RCTS?
Replies: 13
Views: 26626

Re: Why are you a member (or not) of the RCTS?

I had known various members of the West Midlands Brach for years, from the early 1960s, but never got to a meeting, until a work colleague, the late and much missed Jack Mason invited me along. It was all downhill from there, leading to involvement with both the Branch and national sub-committees. N...
by 6-6-66
Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Welcome to the RCTS Forum
Replies: 8
Views: 55698

Re: Welcome to the RCTS Forum

I agree with the appointment of a moderator, to police the content of submissions. Surely, if it doesn't appear, it is obvious what has happened to it? I contribute to several other forums (other disciplines) and they don't send an approval message. Why do we?
by 6-6-66
Sun Nov 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is disposal information of rolling stock relevant?
Replies: 10
Views: 20695

Re: Is disposal information of rolling stock relevant?

I am aware that there has been some controversy regarding the accuracy, or otherwise, of disposals, in some Society publications. As with some others, who have already posted, I was (still am) more interested in the live version. The other questions, which might arouse some thought are:- 1) If as is...
by 6-6-66
Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pye Corner Station
Replies: 1
Views: 7666

Re: Pye Corner Station

The bit about relieving congestion and increasing traffic is one of those classic PR statements trotted out ever since railways began. It's like the umpteen thousands of jobs that will be created by new projects, such as HS2 - from what and from where?