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  1. Steve replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Adverts for Bile Beans were regularly painted on the plain walls of buildings up here in Yorkshire. How about that, then?

    Aug 23, 2017 at 6:40 PM
  2. 30854 replied to the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    My first visit was an eye-opener. After all those mainland MK1s with tatty BR moquette (70's and 80's), the beautifully restored IWSR stock was the first time I saw authentic SR trim. That was decades ago and of course, these days, many lines are...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 6:35 PM
  3. mrKnowwun replied to the thread Dorset Coast Express 2017.

    There was more to it than that, It took 8 minutes to get to the differential 20 MPH TSR and as the video shows it was late entering the section where it had a green and the gates down after the passing of the service train, and then priority...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 6:35 PM
  4. 30854 liked paulhitch's post in the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    I suppose the real problem is I haven't really the slightest idea of what you are trying to achieve. Most "normals" would be bemused if you said to them something like "we built this as an example of the Stirling school by contrast to the...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 6:16 PM
  5. 30854 liked 35B's post in the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    Fair enough - I'll take that. However, what you say about the overall experience makes precisely my point. You need to take those "normals" (and, actually, plenty of the "gricers" too...) out of their present and into a situation where they...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 6:14 PM
  6. 30854 liked paulhitch's post in the thread Proposed New-Builds.

    After they began to realise how many relics had been spirited away from their country, the Australian Government became very tough about such things. I have no idea how they would regard exporting one of the Beyers or the copy by the Vale...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 6:14 PM
  7. Mick Bond replied to the thread Peak Rail update of what's occuring.

    Interesting to read the background on the initial installation in 1990 from sleepermonster and others.

    Aug 23, 2017 at 6:14 PM