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Forum: Narrow Gauge Yesterday, 20:29
Replies: 56
Views: 1,579
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The next length of the line from Nice to Digne...

The next length of the line from Nice to Digne takes us from La Mescla to Le Pont de Gueydan. It is at Le Pont de Gueydan that the line leaves the banks of the River Var and follows one of its...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 18th July 2018, 14:04
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Another of the branch tramways left the Nice to...

Another of the branch tramways left the Nice to Digne line close to La Mescla Station and travelled up the valley of La Tinee.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 18th July 2018, 14:03
Replies: 56
Views: 1,579
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Another of the branch tramways left the Nice to...

Another of the branch tramways left the Nice to Digne line close to La Mescla Station and travelled up the valley of La Tinee.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 16th July 2018, 13:24
Replies: 56
Views: 1,579
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This post covers another short-lived tramway...

This post covers another short-lived tramway which provided a service up the valley of l'Esteron from Pont Charles Albert over the River Var to Roquesteron, a distance of more than 20 kilometres.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 16th July 2018, 13:23
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This post covers another short-lived tramway...

This post covers another short-lived tramway which provided a service up the valley of l'Esteron from Pont Charles Albert over the River Var to Roquesteron, a distance of more than 20 kilometres.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 12th July 2018, 10:45
Replies: 56
Views: 1,579
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This is the next stage of the journey up the...

This is the next stage of the journey up the Valley of the River Var on the Nice to Digne metre-gauge railway:
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 11th July 2018, 08:09
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This post covers a short-lived tramway which left...

This post covers a short-lived tramway which left the Nice to Digne line of the Chemin de Fer de Provence at Plan du Var. It travelled up the Valley of the River Vesubie as far as St. Martin Vesubie....
Forum: Narrow Gauge 11th July 2018, 06:39
Replies: 56
Views: 1,579
Posted By RogerFarnworth
In the last post we noted that there was a...

In the last post we noted that there was a short-lived tramway which left the Nice to Digne line at Plan du Var. It travelled up the Valley of the River Vesubie as far as St. Martin Vesubie.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 10th July 2018, 17:35
Replies: 56
Views: 1,579
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The next length of the journey along the Nice to...

The next length of the journey along the Nice to Digne railway line starts at La Manda and takes us to Plan du Var, where the TAM formed a junction with the Nice to Digne line. The TAM operated the...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 6th July 2018, 18:40
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By RogerFarnworth
It is a while since I posted about the tramways...

It is a while since I posted about the tramways in Nice. I have been concentrating on a series of posts about the metre-gauge lines in Kenya and Uganda. That series of posts is now complete and I can...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 4th July 2018, 15:54
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
I anticipate that this is the final post in this...

I anticipate that this is the final post in this series about Uganda Railway and its successors. I trust that you have enjoyed these posts. If you have, then I have been posting about metre-gauge...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 3rd July 2018, 15:55
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Two posts remain to complete the story of the...

Two posts remain to complete the story of the line. This is the first of these. It brings the story of the line up to date (to 2018).
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 29th June 2018, 17:33
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The East African Railways and Harbours...

The East African Railways and Harbours Corporation began to look at replacing its steam locomotives with more modern power units. This next post is part of that story.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 26th June 2018, 18:10
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This is the third post about Locomotives and...

This is the third post about Locomotives and Rolling Stock on the network of lines in Uganda and Kenya.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 24th June 2018, 19:17
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
One of the small snippets of information I have...

One of the small snippets of information I have encountered while writing the series of posts on the Uganda Railway and its successors is an almost passing comment made in a number of texts about the...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 19th June 2018, 22:01
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The first of these posts about locomotives and...

The first of these posts about locomotives and rolling stock on the railways of Uganda and Kenya covered locomotives used by the Uganda Railway. This second post primarily covers locomotives...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 17th June 2018, 12:15
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
My original plan was to provide details of...

My original plan was to provide details of locomotives and rolling stock on the Railway in a single post. This has become a little unwieldy so further posts will follow this one ...


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Forum: Narrow Gauge 12th June 2018, 16:23
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This is the last post relating directly to the...

This is the last post relating directly to the lines of the Uganda Railway and covers the first railway built in Uganda. The last post on the Uganda Railway will cover the locomotives and rolling...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 11th June 2018, 19:53
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This next post relates to the western extension...

This next post relates to the western extension of the Uganda Railway through to Kasese and the Kilembe Mines. (I am expecting to post twice more about the Uganda Railway. There is one branchline...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 11th June 2018, 08:22
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
We are now in Kampala and preparing to travel on...

We are now in Kampala and preparing to travel on to Kasese.



This post (below) is the penultimate post on the direct route from Mombasa to Kasese. After this there will be three further posts....
Forum: Narrow Gauge 8th June 2018, 19:08
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Reading a book in French by Jose Banuado, I have...

Reading a book in French by Jose Banuado, I have discovered more about the Sospel to Menton tramway.


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Forum: Narrow Gauge 7th June 2018, 21:42
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The journey continues from Jinja to Kampala...

The journey continues from Jinja to Kampala .......

“The Nile River Bridge at Jinja was built in the late 1920s. It is perhaps the iconic structure for the whole of the metre-gauge railway system...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 5th June 2018, 11:27
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
We have now returned to the mainline at Tororo...

We have now returned to the mainline at Tororo and are heading on toward Kampala.

The story continues .... "We leave Tororo is a north-westerly direction following the contours on the north side...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 3rd June 2018, 20:06
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The second covers the length to the end of the...

The second covers the length to the end of the branch-line.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/2018/06/03/uganda-railways-part-17-gulu-to-arua
Forum: Narrow Gauge 3rd June 2018, 19:17
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Two more posts about the branch-line to Gulu and...

Two more posts about the branch-line to Gulu and Arua. The first takes us from Soroti to Gulu.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/2018/06/03/uganda-railways-part-16-soroti-to-gulu
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