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Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th December 2019, 20:52
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By DSY011
In Rhodesia when I was a fireman, all traffic had...

In Rhodesia when I was a fireman, all traffic had to stop at any level crossing whether there was a train coming or not. I have known the police to sit near a crossing and watch for a vehicle to...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 17th October 2019, 19:08
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By DSY011
Since the authorities made DDT verboten, just use...

Since the authorities made DDT verboten, just use spray glue on them. That will stop them.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 16th October 2019, 18:55
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By DSY011
Hi Steve, we also suffered from blue flies in...

Hi Steve, we also suffered from blue flies in Africa, but we would collect a shovel full of cattle dung and leave it near our camp. The little buggers would leave us alone as they went for the dung...
Forum: Say Hello 8th October 2019, 19:02
Replies: 1
Views: 833
Posted By DSY011
Hello mshrajsh and welcome to the Railway Forum....

Hello mshrajsh and welcome to the Railway Forum. Interesting set of maps you have made. Do you do any of other country's, like Africa or Europe etc? Cape Town to Victoria Falls would be one of...
Forum: Railway Stations 31st August 2019, 21:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,672
Posted By DSY011
I like the little putty cat in the first photo...

I like the little putty cat in the first photo Rick, but it should have been on one of the Rhodesian Railways Stations. Somewhere like Dett. I was trapped in a phone box there with a young lion...
Forum: Say Hello 28th August 2019, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By DSY011
Hello Hornet and welcome to the Railway Forum. I...

Hello Hornet and welcome to the Railway Forum. I was a fireman on the Rhodesian Railways over 50 years ago. We did have some Diesel loco's on the R. Railway's and I did work on them for about 7...
Forum: Say Hello 24th August 2019, 20:58
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By DSY011
Hello Andy and welcome back to the forum. You are...

Hello Andy and welcome back to the forum. You are just starting as a OO modeler just as I have given up. I had a knee replacement some 20 years ago and now find I cannot get under the baseboards to...
Forum: Railway Stations 18th August 2019, 22:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By DSY011
It must be great to be able to trace your old...

It must be great to be able to trace your old home Roger, I have tried to trace mine, but not had much luck. I was born in Bechuanaland (now Botswana in a town called Serowe (which was the capital...
Forum: Railway Modelling 20th May 2019, 19:54
Replies: 13
Views: 4,008
Posted By DSY011
The big problem is that some of these modelers...

The big problem is that some of these modelers are in their 60's and 70's and have spent years building their lay-outs. They will never be able to rebuild them again. I feel that some of to-days...
Forum: Say Hello 17th May 2019, 19:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By DSY011
Hello Mike and welcome to the Railway Forum.

Hello Mike and welcome to the Railway Forum.
Forum: Railway Stations 19th April 2019, 19:29
Replies: 9
Views: 2,749
Posted By DSY011
The ones used on the Rhodesian Railways were made...

The ones used on the Rhodesian Railways were made in the UK at first, but later some were made in South Africa.
Forum: Say Hello 18th April 2019, 20:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,642
Posted By DSY011
Hello Fagninio83. and welcome to the Railway...

Hello Fagninio83. and welcome to the Railway Forum. Coming from the Rhodesian Railways, I'm afraid I too can't help with your request.
Forum: Railway Stations 18th April 2019, 20:10
Replies: 9
Views: 2,749
Posted By DSY011
Very interesting video Rick. The railways of the...

Very interesting video Rick. The railways of the USA use the same couplings as we used on the Rhodesian Railways.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 11th April 2019, 19:52
Replies: 5
Views: 2,314
Posted By DSY011
It will be well out of my price range, and a lot...

It will be well out of my price range, and a lot of other OAP's price range as well.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 8th April 2019, 19:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,738
Posted By DSY011
The reopening of the Bristol-Portishead line has...

The reopening of the Bristol-Portishead line has been going on for years. Had they reopened it even 30 years ago, it would not have cost too much as the line was still there most of the way. Trains...
Forum: Say Hello 6th April 2019, 19:28
Replies: 4
Views: 2,212
Posted By DSY011
Hello mnharris and welcome to the Railway Forum.

Hello mnharris and welcome to the Railway Forum.
Forum: Say Hello 20th March 2019, 20:09
Replies: 6
Views: 2,679
Posted By DSY011
Can't see any questions on your post.

Can't see any questions on your post.
Forum: Say Hello 19th March 2019, 20:34
Replies: 6
Views: 2,679
Posted By DSY011
Hello Annoying Twit and welcome to the Railway...

Hello Annoying Twit and welcome to the Railway Forum.
Forum: Say Hello 15th March 2019, 20:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,824
Posted By DSY011
Hello Harry and welcome to the Railway Forum. As...

Hello Harry and welcome to the Railway Forum. As Chris has said, please keep us informed.
Forum: Say Hello 9th March 2019, 20:11
Replies: 4
Views: 2,345
Posted By DSY011
Hello Paul and welcome to the Railway Forum....

Hello Paul and welcome to the Railway Forum. There are a lot of threads and photos for you to bourse through. Enjoy.
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 20th February 2019, 19:31
Replies: 9
Views: 4,074
Posted By DSY011
Could it be to free up some space on the Gallery?

Could it be to free up some space on the Gallery?
Forum: Say Hello 2nd February 2019, 20:56
Replies: 3
Views: 2,089
Posted By DSY011
Hello Poezdnik the Railway Forum. I know very...

Hello Poezdnik the Railway Forum. I know very little about the Ukraine and Russian Railway systems. Do they have any steam loco's still working anywhere?
Forum: Say Hello 6th January 2019, 22:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,942
Posted By DSY011
Hello romanomolter and welcome to the Railway...

Hello romanomolter and welcome to the Railway Forum. I enjoyed the videos you posted. Also good to see that your family are also Railway Fans.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st December 2018, 21:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,770
Posted By DSY011
My Brother in Law worked for South Africa - SAPPI...

My Brother in Law worked for South Africa - SAPPI SAICCOR Co. and managed to get me a footplate 2 hour trip on their No.3 loco.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st December 2018, 21:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,770
Posted By DSY011
Last Steam working in South Africa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzLxUJR8SuI
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