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Forum: Railway News from around the World Yesterday, 21:13
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By TRP
Is it just a cost saving that we have mostly...

Is it just a cost saving that we have mostly half-barrier crossings - wouldn't it be safer to have full barriers?

Tony
Forum: Railway Modelling 23rd November 2019, 15:33
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By TRP
Rod Stewart's model railroad

Rod Stewart has been showing his amazing model railroad to Railway Modeller and the BBC.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-50403561

He had been questioned about how much he had done...
Forum: Railway Modelling 23rd November 2019, 15:27
Replies: 13
Views: 3,536
Posted By TRP
That really is fantastic news. Tony

That really is fantastic news.

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st November 2019, 21:45
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By TRP
Hi BW, There are at least 6 of the USATC...

Hi BW,

There are at least 6 of the USATC S160 class 2-8-0 preserved in the UK:

5197 & 6046 based at Churnet Valley Railway with 2253 on loan there as well at the moment (5197 & 6046 are going...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By TRP
The repairs have been carried out ready for the...

The repairs have been carried out ready for the railway to reopen this weekend in time for the Santa Season.

https://www.churnetvalleyrailway.co.uk/news/railway-fixed-for-santa-and-steam

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 20th November 2019, 21:03
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By TRP
The Railway's been through a tough time, but the...

The Railway's been through a tough time, but the Chairman seems confident - hopefully the WSR can recover.

Tony
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 8th November 2019, 21:40
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By TRP
Christmas Sussex Belle 26/11/19

The Railway Touring Company is running it's usual pre-Christmas Sussex Belle railtour from London Victoria to Eastbourne via Haywards Heath & Lewes, with a return via Hastings and Tonbrige on 26th...
Forum: Railway Modelling 3rd November 2019, 10:23
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By TRP
Some great modelling there Rick, even with the...

Some great modelling there Rick, even with the obligatory Thomas the Tank Engine section!
Reminds me a bit of Minitur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany - a superb place to visit if anyone is ever in...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st November 2019, 21:49
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By TRP
Brighton Atlantic progress

The boiler for new build 'Brighton Atlantic' No.32424 'Beachy Head' has passed it's hydraulic test today, keeping the loco on target for a Summer 2021 completion.
The new build will revive a missing...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 29th October 2019, 21:22
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By TRP
Churnet Valley Railway closed after washout

The Churnet Valley Railway has had to close following a washout of some of the track, after a period of torrential rain had caused a breach of the adjacent Caldon Canal near Consall station.
As a...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 27th October 2019, 18:07
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By TRP
Hi BW. This is the common route for railtours in...

Hi BW. This is the common route for railtours in recent years - outbound meandering through South East London and then through Maidstone East & Ashford to Canterbury West; return leg through Dover...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 27th October 2019, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By TRP
Iron Duke defeated

Yesterday saw the much-anticipated Saphos Trains' 'Golden Arrow' railtour from London Victoria to Canterbury and returning via Dover, featuring 70000 'Britannia' running as classmate 70014 'Iron...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 17th October 2019, 21:48
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By TRP
I agree Chris, very interesting. And I didn't...

I agree Chris, very interesting. And I didn't know they were using plastic sleepers now!

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 17th October 2019, 18:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By TRP
Interesting reading this from the RAIB. I...

Interesting reading this from the RAIB. I wondered how they made the system work of 2 trains following each other on the single line section at the RHDR, but I can see how easy it would be to get it...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 16th October 2019, 15:07
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By TRP
Thanks John. I'll have a look at that. Tony

Thanks John. I'll have a look at that.

Tony
Forum: Say Hello 1st October 2019, 21:03
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By TRP
Good luck for tomorrow! Tony

Good luck for tomorrow!

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th September 2019, 20:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By TRP
Hi BW, The RHDR is limited to 25mph as a...

Hi BW,

The RHDR is limited to 25mph as a light railway & is only 15 inch gauge.

I don't know for certain about the signalling system, but I have seen the drivers collecting and surrendering...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 13th September 2019, 21:56
Replies: 7
Views: 2,958
Posted By TRP
A little bit more information has revealed that...

A little bit more information has revealed that the non-attendance of 6233 is due to a change of loco for the Horsted Keynes-Bath-Horsted Keynes railtour on October 5th, now rostered for 61306...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th September 2019, 22:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By TRP
RAIB investigating an incident on the RH&DR

An incident occurred on the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway in August, where 2 trains were allowed into a the single line section between New Romney & Romney Sands. A Hythe-Dungeness train and a...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 11th September 2019, 21:04
Replies: 7
Views: 2,958
Posted By TRP
So, my prediction is now scuppered!:( 'Duchess of...

So, my prediction is now scuppered!:( 'Duchess of Sutherland' is now unable to attend the gala & has been replaced by LNER B1 No.61306 'Mayflower'.
...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 31st July 2019, 20:10
Replies: 3
Views: 1,566
Posted By TRP
Hi Chris. I read this morning that most of the...

Hi Chris. I read this morning that most of the debris had been cleared and they were then waiting on an inspection, but they were quite hopeful of a swift reopening.
Fingers crossed!

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 31st July 2019, 14:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,566
Posted By TRP
S & C landslide

A landslide at Dent has closed the Settle to Carlisle line.
...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 17th July 2019, 12:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By TRP
I don't think I'll be able to get there at all...

I don't think I'll be able to get there at all this year, as all my holiday from work is booked already, but might try to plan next year's holiday so that we are in the vicinity!

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th July 2019, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By TRP
Rare visitor to Welshpool

A newly-overhauled Austrian loco will be visiting Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway from July and is expected to stay for 2 years.
Zillertalbahn U class 0-6-2T No.2 'Zillertal' will is being hired...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th July 2019, 21:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By TRP
London Victoria Derailment

Services into and out of London Victoria have been severely disrupted today following the derailment of an engineers train overnight. The derailment led to the closure of platforms 9-13, the...
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