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Forum: Railway News from around the World 3rd December 2021, 11:52
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
Colas gets Salisbury back on tracks. Colas...

Colas gets Salisbury back on tracks.

Colas Rail UK, the specialist rail infrastructure support and freight operators, have released pictures of their successful efforts to re-rail damaged...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 30th November 2021, 13:14
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By pre65
Carstairs remodelling.

A major project to eliminate a speed and capacity bottleneck in Scotland will affect the entire rail network. Work to remodel the layout at Carstairs, where the busy West Coast Main Line diverges for...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th November 2021, 15:57
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
Services affected by the Salisbury train crash...

Services affected by the Salisbury train crash are set to fully resume on Tuesday, Network Rail has said.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-59261419


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Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 6th November 2021, 18:47
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By pre65
This book came in the post yesterday, and it's in...

This book came in the post yesterday, and it's in very good condition considering the price.

I read the forward, and chapter 1 in bed last night.

I'm looking forward to reading chapter 2 later...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 5th November 2021, 10:41
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
Indeed it does.:) Here is a video of 59003...

Indeed it does.:)

Here is a video of 59003 straining to pull carriages out, but to no avail.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsHXWUMsLdM


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Forum: Railway News from around the World 4th November 2021, 18:46
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
Work has started to remove the two trains from...

Work has started to remove the two trains from the crash site.

Seemingly they tried a class 59 (59003) to pull coaches out.

There are supposed to be some videos about the recovery but I've not...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 3rd November 2021, 11:31
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
RAIB initial report on Gov web site. ...

RAIB initial report on Gov web site.
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Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd November 2021, 17:46
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
The following statement was given this afternoon...

The following statement was given this afternoon by Andrew Hall, Deputy Chief Inspector, Rail Accident Investigation Branch.


"A team of RAIB inspectors arrived on site on Sunday evening and were...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st November 2021, 19:18
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
Oh dear.:eek: "A senior Network Rail...

Oh dear.:eek:

"A senior Network Rail engineer with more than 10 years' experience and who had seen information about the crash said only a 'major' signalling error could have caused the crash.
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Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st November 2021, 18:38
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
Sadly, the drivers injuries are more serious than...

Sadly, the drivers injuries are more serious than at first thought.

"Supt Garrett said of the 92 passengers on board the two trains, 30 people attended a casualty centre set up in a nearby church,...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st November 2021, 16:26
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
Two video news reports on the incident. ...

Two video news reports on the incident.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2w9S1n-Ai1k&list=WL&index=1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=It47EpYmx98&list=WL&index=2


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Forum: Railway News from around the World 31st October 2021, 21:52
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By pre65
Two trains crash near Salisbury.

Breaking news.

A number of passengers have been injured in a crash between two trains near Salisbury.

The collision happened near London Road with police, the fire service, paramedics and...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 29th October 2021, 20:32
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By pre65
Thanks. I've just purchased a used one on...

Thanks.

I've just purchased a used one on Ebay for £2.03 inc postage. :D
Forum: Railway News from around the World 25th October 2021, 18:17
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By pre65
In some ways I share your dislike of words from...

In some ways I share your dislike of words from other languages becoming part of our language, but it's been happening since time began, and it's unlikely to stop .

The important thing is that we...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 25th October 2021, 10:57
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By pre65
Tony, take a few deep breaths and relax a...

Tony, take a few deep breaths and relax a little.:)

What word would you suggest as an alternative to "consist" ?

To me it is a good word, "train" is a rather general term for anything on the...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 24th October 2021, 23:02
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By pre65
Speaking of Tesco, I read they are insisting that...

Speaking of Tesco, I read they are insisting that electric traction is still used on their consists during the current electricity price rise problem.

Also I believe that a single class 66 may not...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 19th October 2021, 12:53
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By pre65
Scottish aggregate by rail.

Scottish terminal sold to rail ballast aggregates quarry owners.

Multi-sector land and property developer Hargreaves Land has announced the sale of Ravenstruther Rail Terminal, a former coal...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th October 2021, 11:56
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By pre65
Summit tunnel track upgrade this month.

Network Rail is reminding passengers between Rochdale and Hebden Bridge of changes to services whilst an essential upgrade to Summit Tunnel takes place.

The 180-year-old Summit Tunnel on the...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 15th October 2021, 11:45
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By pre65
More Scottish timber by rail next year.

After successful trials last year involving moving timber trains in Scotland for the first time in over a decade, a new scheme is at the planning stage for similar operations next year. The new...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 8th October 2021, 22:22
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By pre65
Mining waste transported by rail.

A new collaboration between aggregates specialists GRS, and mining operators Tungsten West, could provide decades of work for rail freight operators. The deal could also reinforce freight traffic in...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 8th October 2021, 21:59
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By pre65
Vital England – Wales freight link investment.

Network Rail has announced a 25 million pound (28 million euro) investment to secure the future of what they describe as a critical cross-border transport link, serving freight operations in both...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 1st October 2021, 14:07
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By pre65
Cab ride Manchester Victoria - Bury Interchange.

Before the line was taken over by trams.

3rd rail class 504 EMU.

From 1990 so video quality of the period. Interesting in cab conversation.
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Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 28th September 2021, 10:54
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By pre65
Freightliner, new FFA-G wagons for UK.

UK operator Freightliner has taken delivery of the first batch of new FFA-G wagons for UK operations. The forty wagons have arrived in the UK from Poland, adding to the intermodal fleet of the...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 16th September 2021, 08:58
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By pre65
RAIB finds ‘no evidence’ of request to use...

RAIB finds ‘no evidence’ of request to use Cambridgeshire crossing before Tractor v Train crash.

Full details here....
Forum: Say Hello 7th September 2021, 19:56
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By pre65
There is a diesel cab ride video from Scarborough...

There is a diesel cab ride video from Scarborough to Leeds (via York) if you want a good view of the route.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H2SYziYtHg
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