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Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 20th July 2015, 15:56
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By HM181
Wots new about them ?

Wots new about them ?
Forum: Railway Modelling 10th May 2015, 22:21
Replies: 13
Views: 3,328
Posted By HM181
Good post, Are you going to do clayton West...

Good post, Are you going to do clayton West Branch.
That was my first guards duty on my own in 1982. .And seeing the branch shut later on.
Look over the wall thats where I live.
I have many pics...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 8th March 2015, 21:40
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By HM181
From what I have seen, the USA Railways are very...

From what I have seen, the USA Railways are very unsafe wth the trains they run
Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd June 2014, 19:49
Replies: 9
Views: 3,045
Posted By HM181
Yet again these coaches have been subject of...

Yet again these coaches have been subject of people playing trains.
I have over 28 years of shunting with coaches and Class 37s, in pit yards and other sidings, and never had a problems like the...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th May 2014, 14:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By HM181
When I started on the railway, the route from...

When I started on the railway, the route from York to Scarboro, had many level crossings, which were operated by gate keepers who lived in cottages at the side of the track.
These men and ladies...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st May 2014, 19:11
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By HM181
We had 7 years of transporting LPG from Humber...

We had 7 years of transporting LPG from Humber Oil to Stanlow, without any problems
This train ran at 60mph.
This train ran full to Stanlow and empty to Humber oil and ran 4 days per week, if not...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 23rd March 2014, 09:21
Replies: 10
Views: 3,588
Posted By HM181
These films were at the latter end of a National...

These films were at the latter end of a National Railway, just before we got privatisation and bully boy managers, and the wholesale destruction of the railways and staff cuts.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 11th March 2014, 17:45
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By HM181
From 1982 to 2005, I was a guard on British Rail...

From 1982 to 2005, I was a guard on British Rail and all the other Companies that came after this.
With a fellow guard from the Mill, we went to Unity House so we could both have our Long service...
Forum: Railway Stations 20th February 2014, 20:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,779
Posted By HM181
You will have to keep your eyes open for GPO...

You will have to keep your eyes open for GPO trains running through catch points.

Playin trains.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 27th January 2014, 23:31
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By HM181
This time we are lucky what next

This time we are lucky, the next time, the men will not walk out and there will
be fatalities. Thats why we need HSWA .
Forum: Railway News from around the World 27th January 2014, 18:27
Replies: 0
Views: 708
Posted By HM181
RAIB Jobs

For anyone who likes accidentinvestigations have a look at this link


http://www.raib.gov.uk/about_us/careers_with_the_raib/140127_rail_accident_investigators_and_business_managers.cfm
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 17th January 2014, 00:15
Replies: 9
Views: 6,845
Posted By HM181
Your Cabin at the Mill was the Downyard office,...

Your Cabin at the Mill was the Downyard office, and I recall talking to a member of the Army in the 1990's in that down Yard Cabin.
I used to use the shower in the bogs of the down yard cabin when...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 14th January 2014, 21:07
Replies: 9
Views: 6,845
Posted By HM181
If you drove under the bridge where the signal...

If you drove under the bridge where the signal box was Number 1 primary, which had been lifted, you had to pass the sevice shed, and the closed shed.
At that point you would be in the down yard near...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 12th January 2014, 23:17
Replies: 9
Views: 6,845
Posted By HM181
I went to The Mill in July 1982 and left in 2006,...

I went to The Mill in July 1982 and left in 2006, so our paths would have crossed many times, did you have the PW cabin in the Down Yard?

Happy Days, we may have been on some weekend ballast...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 12th January 2014, 22:52
Replies: 9
Views: 6,845
Posted By HM181
There are bit and pieces of trucks in and...

There are bit and pieces of trucks in and around the mill but no demic traction
I went past the mill on Thursday of this week.
My informant told me the sad derailment was due to a mis management...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 11th January 2014, 22:45
Replies: 9
Views: 6,845
Posted By HM181
News Flash about Healey Mills

A little bird told me that Healey Mills Yard is going to reopen shortly in the role of a virtual quarry for stock piling stone.
According to what I am told this will be for 3 years.
Another news...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 29th December 2013, 22:25
Replies: 21
Views: 10,744
Posted By HM181
I worked the Ellesmere Port Gas tanks for 7 Years...

I worked the Ellesmere Port Gas tanks for 7 Years from Imminham.
Last time I saw the Gas Tanks was at Rother ham getting cut up, and on
Google Earth the Gas Standing had been scrapped at the...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 19th December 2013, 17:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,808
Posted By HM181
Last MGR out of aWest Yorkshire Pit.

Last MGR out of a pit in yorkshire, dude to Shutting the Pit


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxASHoJhLCQ
Forum: Railway News from around the World 4th December 2013, 20:32
Replies: 12
Views: 3,066
Posted By HM181
When EWS gave train crew mobile phones it was a...

When EWS gave train crew mobile phones it was a new toy to play with, but as time went on problems started to appear of people had a mobile phone glued to thier lug holes.
It was bought in when on...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 20th October 2013, 14:49
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By HM181
According to the BBC, throughout the journey the...

According to the BBC, throughout the journey the driver was ringing control complaining about the train brakes.
In the uk the slighteset suggestion the brakes are faulty the train would be out of...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 18th December 2012, 17:45
Replies: 28
Views: 13,602
Posted By HM181
At Dovecliffe before a loose coupled train left...

At Dovecliffe before a loose coupled train left the siding for Wath, I would pin down as many hand brakes as I thought would be needed for the trip down the bank.
In consutation with the driver, he...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 17th December 2012, 07:35
Replies: 28
Views: 13,602
Posted By HM181
When Waff shut we learned all the pits that they...

When Waff shut we learned all the pits that they would go into,
Dovecliffe had the worst hill to climb, and if the trucks ran away you would have to bail out.
We also did K22 from The Mill to Wath...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 23rd October 2012, 22:21
Replies: 5
Views: 2,293
Posted By HM181
Perhaps you ask management about how they treat...

Perhaps you ask management about how they treat there staff.
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 19th September 2012, 18:42
Replies: 1
Views: 1,266
Posted By HM181
Steam Engine Blow Back.

This has just been emailed to me.

http://www.raib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/120919_B042012_Wood_Green.pdf
For your attention.

Over many years, I have worked with WCR train crews and have...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 19th September 2012, 18:37
Replies: 0
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Views: 671
Posted By HM181
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This has just come through on emial.

http://www.raib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/120919_B042012_Wood_Green.pdf
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