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Forum: Railway News from around the World 13th December 2018, 21:46
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Thanks for that. Interesting, since as we...

Thanks for that.

Interesting, since as we all know, Interlocking should prevent a train from being signalled into an occupied section.

I can think of 2 possibilities, but as i know we don't...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd December 2018, 19:26
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
How awful. Like a Pacer,only not nearly as...

How awful. Like a Pacer,only not nearly as classy. :(
Forum: Say Hello 26th November 2018, 16:53
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Tom. It's possible to get good results...

Hi Tom.

It's possible to get good results with a GoPro strapped to an upright.

BW

(PS I feel your pain. I spent half my career in a dubbng suite with no windows, but now I'm paid to look...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 8th November 2018, 17:32
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
And the Guardian has done a piece...

And the Guardian has done a piece (Link...https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/video/2018/nov/07/footage-shows-two-kilometre-bhp-train-crash-in-outback-australia-video )...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 7th November 2018, 16:58
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Yo Steve. Yes all modern Multiple Units...

Yo Steve.

Yes all modern Multiple Units built since the 1960s have auto-parking brakes. (As I'm sure you know) usually on each driving motor car there is an extra cylinder at the back of the...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 6th November 2018, 14:06
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve. Interesting. Our latest batch...

Hi Steve.

Interesting.

Our latest batch of utterly driver-proof trains have a fault whereby they can just sail off into the sunset at full power without the driver, if she/he goes back down the...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 28th October 2018, 10:44
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
TV alert for tonight: Sunday 28/10/18

Hi all

Just spotted this:

Name: Hitler's Holocaust railways wih Chris Tarrant
Date: Sunday 28/10/18
Time: 21:00
Channel: Channnel 5

Description: From Nuremburg to the death camps of...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th October 2018, 11:58
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
And Hi again. Coming at this from a...

And Hi again.

Coming at this from a technical point of view now, it's surprising that there was no form of trainstop for the red.

We have TPWS (Linky here...TPWS...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th October 2018, 11:36
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve. Just gave the report a quick glance and...

Hi Steve. Just gave the report a quick glance and saw this..

"The driver advised the ATSB that he was feeling unwell at the time of the occurrence and that he subsequently was diagnosed with a...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 4th October 2018, 11:30
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
OK Roger, I look forward to the next installment....

OK Roger, I look forward to the next installment.

Somewhere on my PC I have some pics of Lynn Harbour Jn as it is nowadays. Naturally I can't find them now I need them. I'll keep on searching.

...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 4th October 2018, 09:48
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
TV Alert for Friday 5th October

Hi all
Just spotted this.

Date: Friday 05/10/18
Time: 20:00
Channel: Channel 5
Title: The Great Model Railway Challenge

Enjoy
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 2nd October 2018, 05:45
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Roger. Thank you for this excellent series of...

Hi Roger. Thank you for this excellent series of articles on Kings Lynn. It's been very interesting and informative. I came here 7 years ago from Kent, and lodged for a year in the flats at Trinity...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 24th September 2018, 11:54
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Easy tiger, it's got Denzel and Chris in it...so...

Easy tiger, it's got Denzel and Chris in it...so I'm sure that all the facts in are exactly right ! :eek:

Hi Steve - only kidding. With regard to the runaway you mentioned, I'm sure we've all had...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 12th September 2018, 12:34
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Thanks for another interesting video Steve. ...

Thanks for another interesting video Steve.

Looks like our Class 08 shunter (Link...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_Class_08), though I don't think I've ever seen one go that fast...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 9th September 2018, 08:30
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve, always love seeing switchers. They do...

Hi Steve, always love seeing switchers. They do the unglamorous work but we couldn't live without them.

Is that line inside the works, ie private ? Just wondered if there's any special regs whilst...
Forum: Say Hello 6th September 2018, 11:47
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Actually I thought I'd include a picture of my...

Actually I thought I'd include a picture of my local 'stops'. They are unusually garish.

I expect they made them this colour so that train drivers can't claim they didn't see them.

Seriously...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 5th September 2018, 10:26
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve,great video. I just love the sound of...

Hi Steve,great video. I just love the sound of that whistle.

Interesting timing for this post. Continuing the theme of wheelslip perhaps ?

Best wishes, BW
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2018, 10:11
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi there CCG, and welcome to the forum. I...

Hi there CCG, and welcome to the forum.

I reckon the word 'traditional' covers just about anything. Theses things evolved on an ad hoc basis, so unless you are trying to emulate a particular line...
Forum: Say Hello 29th August 2018, 16:21
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi & welcome to the forum. I also love EE...

Hi & welcome to the forum. I also love EE traction, especially Class 37s (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_Class_37)

On another vein entirely, I don't know how bad your eyesight is, but...
Forum: Say Hello 27th August 2018, 12:18
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve. My Salt Mine can be seen on...

Hi Steve.

My Salt Mine can be seen on section 1162/007 of my Anglia 'sexual appendage'. If you have the same copy it's on page 124 - which is actually 192/500 if you type it directly into the...
Forum: Say Hello 19th August 2018, 16:23
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi there, As mentioned previously the Quail...

Hi there,
As mentioned previously the Quail Track diagrams are good. You can read about them here..https://www.trackmaps.co.uk/trackmaps/railway-maps/railway-track-diagrams/
...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 6th June 2018, 17:23
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Lightbulb TV Alert for tonight: Wed 06/06/2018

Hi all, just spotted this.

Name: Great rail restorations with Peter Snow
Date: Wednesday 06/06/2018
Time: 20:00
Chan: Channel 4

Synopsis: (1 of 4) "Peter Snow and Henry Cole (of 'Shed and...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 19th May 2018, 14:50
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Indeed you do. I'm no Luddite and am not...

Indeed you do. I'm no Luddite and am not sentimental about the old bangers that have been withdrawn. It just seems that the manufacturers have crammed the new trains with technology that is not only...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 15th May 2018, 09:47
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
TV Alert: Tuesday 15/05/18

Hi all, just a quickie.

Date: Tuesday 15/05/18
Time: 21:00
Channel: Channel 5
Subject: A two part series about the Inter City 125

Sorry, had to do this in a rush and don't have any more...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd April 2018, 10:54
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Isabella, and welcome to the forum. Even...

Hi Isabella, and welcome to the forum.

Even today, quite a lot of unmanned/unautomated crossing are operated by the user. There are quite a few categories, but UWC (User Worked Crossing) is the...
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