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Forum: Light Rail and Metros Yesterday, 21:40
Replies: 1
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Posted By RogerFarnworth
The next post in this series links the place I...

The next post in this series links the place I grew up during teenage years with the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway. 'Gazelle' was made in King's Lynn and has had an interesting history!...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations Yesterday, 21:26
Replies: 17
Views: 2,473
Posted By RogerFarnworth
One of the directors of the Docks and Harbour...

One of the directors of the Docks and Harbour Railways in King's Lynn was William Burkitt, a self-made local business man who had the means to order his own locomotive from Alfred Dodman & Company of...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 16th July 2019, 18:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This is my final post about the West Clare...

This is my final post about the West Clare Railway. I hope that you have enjoyed the series.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/07/16/the-west-clare-railway-part-8-a-miscellany
Forum: Narrow Gauge 8th July 2019, 15:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By RogerFarnworth
We have almost reached the end of the story of...

We have almost reached the end of the story of the West Clare Railway and the study of its route. The post below completes the details of the remainder of the line, covering the route from Moyasta to...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 2nd July 2019, 17:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This is my final post about the Cavan & Leitrim...

This is my final post about the Cavan & Leitrim Railway. It includes details about locos and rolling stock but starts with some information about the preservation society at Dromod and the heritage...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 15th June 2019, 20:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This post covers the tramway from Ballinamore to...

This post covers the tramway from Ballinamore to Arigna and completes the full length of the Cavan and Leitrim Railway empire. I am working on one further post which will pull together a few...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 7th June 2019, 22:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The last length of the mainline of the Cavan &...

The last length of the mainline of the Cavan & Leitrim railway is covered by this next post - the length form Ballyconnell to Belturbet.


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Forum: Light Rail and Metros 5th June 2019, 08:45
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Westward Ho!

An independent standard-gauge line with no direct connection into the wider network. ....... The first section of the line was completed in 1901, the full line finished in 1908. All of the track and...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 30th May 2019, 09:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Onwards to Ballyconnell!...

Onwards to Ballyconnell! ....…......................

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/05/29/the-cavan-and-leitrim-railway-ballinamore-to-ballyconnell
Forum: Narrow Gauge 25th May 2019, 15:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The next post on the C&L takes us to the central...

The next post on the C&L takes us to the central junction station at Ballinamore.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/05/24/the-cavan-and-leitrim-railway-mohill-to-ballinamore
Forum: Light Rail and Metros 19th May 2019, 21:42
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Lightbulb The Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway and the MoD Nesscliffe Training Area

Apologies for the long title for this thread. I was challenged by someone who read my posts about the Bicester Military Railway and about MoD Kinston to look at the Nescliffe Camp.

I have started...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 19th May 2019, 21:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The second post on the Cavan & Leitrim takes us...

The second post on the Cavan & Leitrim takes us from Dromod to Mohill:

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/05/19/the-cavan-and-leitrim-railway-dromod-to-mohill
Forum: Narrow Gauge 18th May 2019, 22:19
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This is, I think, likely to be my last post...

This is, I think, likely to be my last post about the railways in Orkney. It has been prompted by finding a secondhand copy of Wilfred Simms book.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 11th May 2019, 22:44
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Narrow Gauge in Caithness

We crossed back from Orkney today and drove via John O'Groats and Wick before heading south through Inverness. About 6 miles north of Wick on the A99 we drove over a narrow gauge (metre-gauge) line....
Forum: Narrow Gauge 10th May 2019, 08:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This next post takes us to the Kilkee terminus of...

This next post takes us to the Kilkee terminus of the West Clare Railway. We still have another arm of the journey to complete.
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 9th May 2019, 21:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RogerFarnworth
This is first of the main series of posts about...

This is first of the main series of posts about the Cavan & Leitrim Railway. I have enjoyed reading Patrick Flanagan's little book published by Pan. It is rather dog-eared and falling apart now. The...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 5th May 2019, 20:30
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The journey along the West Clare continues. We...

The journey along the West Clare continues. We are now firmly in the territory of what was built as the South Clare Railway. This length of the journey takes us from Quilty to Moyasta Junction. ...
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 3rd May 2019, 17:15
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By RogerFarnworth
So much for a holiday away from everything...

So much for a holiday away from everything (including railways). ... Here is the second attempt to get railways out of the system for the holidays here on Orkney!
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Forum: Narrow Gauge 30th April 2019, 16:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The next length of the line from Miltown Malbay...

The next length of the line from Miltown Malbay to Quilty. ........

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/04/30/the-west-clare-railway-part-4-miltown-malbay-to-quilty/
Forum: Narrow Gauge 30th April 2019, 10:11
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By RogerFarnworth
Orkney Railways

My wife and I are on holiday on Orkney (April 2019). Naively we thought that this would be a holiday away from railways ..... No chance!

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/04/29/the-railways-of-orkney
Forum: Narrow Gauge 27th April 2019, 20:49
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The Guinness Brewery Railways, Dublin

The St. James's Gate Brewery belonging to Guinness had what was apparently the longest private railway system in Ireland. In total there were 10 miles of track of which 8 miles were narrow gauge....
Forum: Narrow Gauge 26th April 2019, 21:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The Cavan and Leitrim Railway

The Extension

I have started work on a study of the Cavan and Leitrim Railway and hopefully the first post on the two main lines will be ready soon. While I was reading various sources on-line...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 21st April 2019, 20:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The next length of the line takes us from Lahinch...

The next length of the line takes us from Lahinch to Miltown-Malbay. .....

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/04/20/the-west-clare-railway-part-3-lahinch-to-miltown-malbay
Forum: Narrow Gauge 17th April 2019, 21:27
Replies: 0
Views: 642
Posted By RogerFarnworth
The Stinkwood Railway, Knysna

The April 1951 edition of The Railway Magazine carried a short article about a 2ft-gauge logging line in South Africa. The article was entitled, The Stinkwood Line. It drew my attention and I thought...
Forum: Light Rail and Metros 16th April 2019, 15:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
Posted By RogerFarnworth
It was not long before the tramways around Nice...

It was not long before the tramways around Nice began an inexorable decline. The early 1930s saw the loss of many of the tram routes outside the city of Nice. Buses were the new thing as far as...
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