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Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 9th September 2019, 09:53
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By swisstrains
I haven't done a detailed search of other dates...

I haven't done a detailed search of other dates but last Friday it went via the Swansea District line according to Realtime Trains.
https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/P76020/2019/09/06/advanced
Forum: Say Hello 8th December 2018, 10:26
Replies: 1
Views: 1,424
Posted By swisstrains
Hi Mars. I like watching your excellent videos on...

Hi Mars. I like watching your excellent videos on YouTube.
Unfortunately I don't think this forum will be very happy with you promoting them even though they are far better than anything it has to...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd December 2018, 21:27
Replies: 5
Views: 1,968
Posted By swisstrains
I'm sure these beautiful machines will find their...

I'm sure these beautiful machines will find their way into the "Northern Powerhouse" sooner or later.
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 31st October 2018, 22:29
Replies: 1
Views: 1,691
Posted By swisstrains
I think one end has been converted to carry...

I think one end has been converted to carry tools. Probably when it was part of the Melton Constable Breakdown Train.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 22nd October 2018, 09:59
Replies: 10
Views: 3,562
Posted By swisstrains
Turnouts are very common in the longer alpine...

Turnouts are very common in the longer alpine tunnels. The Gotthard (old and new), Lötschberg (old and new) and Simplon tunnels all have multiple crossovers.
Forum: Say Hello 19th September 2018, 21:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,956
Posted By swisstrains
Hi Debs, If you can't find someone to come in...

Hi Debs,
If you can't find someone to come in person have you thought of getting hold of a talking book. Amazon have a two page list of railway titles some of which sound very interesting. Keep up...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 27th July 2018, 09:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,821
Posted By swisstrains
Has "steam for ever" moved to Yorkshire?...

Has "steam for ever" moved to Yorkshire? :D
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st March 2018, 11:41
Replies: 1
Views: 1,085
Posted By swisstrains
Thanks for that Philip. I wondered why I hadn't...

Thanks for that Philip. I wondered why I hadn't seen any ATW trains this morning. It looks like I won't be seeing any for quite a while if the damage is as bad as the report suggests.
Forum: Say Hello 21st February 2018, 10:55
Replies: 7
Views: 2,018
Posted By swisstrains
Hi Tony. I agree, the Ian Allan bookshop is a sad...

Hi Tony. I agree, the Ian Allan bookshop is a sad loss. They even stocked a reasonable number of Swiss/Austrian/German books and videos to satisfy my interests and their model railway section wasn't...
Forum: Say Hello 20th February 2018, 22:10
Replies: 7
Views: 2,018
Posted By swisstrains
Hello Smithy. Unfortunately the Ian Allan...

Hello Smithy. Unfortunately the Ian Allan bookshop in Manchester closed nearly two years ago.
The books shown here will be suitable for a trainspotter in the Rochdale or any other area of the UK....
Forum: Railway Modelling 16th February 2018, 10:51
Replies: 25
Views: 4,598
Posted By swisstrains
"The footbridge took absolutely ages to make. It...

"The footbridge took absolutely ages to make. It was drawn on the computer using ‘Paint’ as a series of layers which were then printed onto card and carefully cut out before building the layers up...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 16th February 2018, 10:41
Replies: 32
Views: 23,546
Posted By swisstrains
Thanks for that BW.

Thanks for that BW.
Forum: Railway Modelling 15th February 2018, 11:18
Replies: 25
Views: 4,598
Posted By swisstrains
Hello Roger. Good to see that we have another N...

Hello Roger. Good to see that we have another N Gauge modeller on the forum. I too look forward to following your progress.
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 15th February 2018, 11:14
Replies: 32
Views: 23,546
Posted By swisstrains
Thanks for that Steve. It's always good to have...

Thanks for that Steve.
It's always good to have an input to a subject from another part of the World.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 22nd December 2017, 10:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By swisstrains
It's good to see some input from railway...

It's good to see some input from railway professionals on the forum once again.
Welcome to the forum Steve and welcome back BW.
Forum: Say Hello 8th July 2017, 09:37
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By swisstrains
I think that they would be referred to as...

I think that they would be referred to as "traps".
In the event of some over-enthusiastic shunting or if a wagon started to roll away from the sidings this arrangement would prevent them from...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 16th April 2017, 09:39
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By swisstrains
I agree. The Railwayforum video section is next...

I agree. The Railwayforum video section is next to useless. Most of the videos appear to have been "stolen" from YouTube and then reposted in the much poorer quality that is allowed by the...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 29th August 2016, 09:42
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By swisstrains
If you really want to see this video just go to...

If you really want to see this video just go to "youtube":o
The biggest percentage of videos on the RailwayForum appear to have been "borrowed" from there..........even the titles are the same.
In...
Forum: Say Hello 12th August 2016, 09:33
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By swisstrains
I doubt very much that a Class 67 can be...

I doubt very much that a Class 67 can be controlled from an unpowered Class 90 but I am more than happy to be proven wrong. Did anyone take a photo of this event?
Forum: Say Hello 16th June 2016, 21:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By swisstrains
Hi Rich, I think the most direct route...

Hi Rich,
I think the most direct route (although possibly not the quickest) would have been the Central Wales Line. Using this line the route would have been Manchester (London Road) - Crewe -...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 24th February 2016, 11:17
Replies: 10
Views: 7,321
Posted By swisstrains
Hi Fastpedaler. Welcome to the forum. Realtime...

Hi Fastpedaler. Welcome to the forum.
Realtime trains shows a northbound Wembley to Barrington Unloading Pad spoil train passing Stevenage at 11:02. It also shows a southbound working from...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 20th February 2016, 22:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,648
Posted By swisstrains
I'll second that. It's great to have someone on...

I'll second that. It's great to have someone on the forum with up to date knowledge of the railways.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 18th February 2016, 11:49
Replies: 19
Views: 5,783
Posted By swisstrains
Yes, I agree although I am tempted to think that...

Yes, I agree although I am tempted to think that the figure of 60 mph or 100 kph quoted in some reports might just be the maximum possible linespeed and that one of the trains could have been going...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 17th February 2016, 10:31
Replies: 19
Views: 5,783
Posted By swisstrains
In Germany the signaller can authorise the driver...

In Germany the signaller can authorise the driver to pass a signal at danger by illuminating an auxiliary signal in the form of three white lights or a single flashing white light. On receiving this...
Forum: Railway Modelling 26th January 2016, 10:51
Replies: 15
Views: 8,488
Posted By swisstrains
Nice work Pete. Some great modelling and the...

Nice work Pete.
Some great modelling and the backscene really sets it off.
You have captured the depot atmosphere really well.
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