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by mikegayton
Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sightings
Replies: 13
Views: 29529

Re: Sightings

Great Central Railway Nottingham Visited here on Saturday 19th September on the Hastings Diesel Tour which took us into Ruddington Fields Station. Stock seen included: Prototype HST 41001 was on display (it has got around a bit since overhaul at Neville Hill Depot aided by input from Brush Traction,...
by mikegayton
Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sightings
Replies: 13
Views: 29529

Re: Sightings

Quainton Road On Monday 31st August Chiltern ran a special service from Aylesbury to Quainton Road with single unit 121020, which the three of us used. At Quainton there was a service on the upside siding worked by 30585, and on the down (Brill Branch) side a brake van with FRASER & CHALMERS ENGINE...
by mikegayton
Sat Jul 18, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Coming Events
Replies: 1
Views: 7057

Coming Events

In view of Train Spotters valid remarks, perhaps we should use a Coming Events heading and see what we can get.
by mikegayton
Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sightings
Replies: 13
Views: 29529

Re: Sightings

Sunday 22 February Dover Transport Museum Std gauge ST THOMAS 0-6-0ST AE 1971 of 1927 2ft gauge 4WP FH 3116 of 1946 4WD MR 8730 of 1941 4WD RH 349061 of 1953 All locomotives outside in unrestored state with other ng rolling stock. Railways not well represented, but an interesting museum with good fo...
by mikegayton
Thu Feb 12, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sightings
Replies: 13
Views: 29529

Re: Sightings

One a visit to the Midlands on Tuesday 10th February, I used the Nuneaton to Coventry line. Had not realised that it is a stand alone service utilising a single unit diesel railcar, in this case 153375. It looks as if this is about to change, with a platform lengthening of the only intermediate stat...
by mikegayton
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sightings
Replies: 13
Views: 29529

Re: Sightings

Yesterday passing Hornsey Depot on a train the two Harry Needle locos, 01529 and 08892 were clearly visible and Identifiable working with the contractors, and the new measurement train with 43062 John Armitt on one end was in Ferme Park Sidings opposite. From the pedestrian overbridge outside Hornse...
by mikegayton
Fri Nov 07, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sightings
Replies: 13
Views: 29529

Sightings

Record of interesting sightings of traction or rolling stock could be a way of getting the forum going.