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Forum: Railway News from around the World 22nd August 2019, 13:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,279
Posted By ianrail
Isn't this Caledonian Sleeper service run by an...

Isn't this Caledonian Sleeper service run by an outfit like Serco? Where do they get the guys who actually drive the trains and do they really know how to operate trains on a railway? They have...
Forum: Say Hello 25th June 2019, 20:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,787
Posted By ianrail
What's the betting this will turn out to be...

What's the betting this will turn out to be another one-post wonder?
Forum: Railway Stations 17th April 2019, 21:00
Replies: 2
Views: 2,889
Posted By ianrail
Welcome to the Forum, brbob and thanks for...

Welcome to the Forum, brbob and thanks for replying to this enquiry. However, as the OP has not logged into the site for 2 years he's unlikely to benefit from your effort. Unfortunately quite a...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 15th April 2019, 17:06
Replies: 2
Views: 2,423
Posted By ianrail
Bevan, many thanks for this. It perhaps explains...

Bevan, many thanks for this. It perhaps explains why my old links didn't work as they were perhaps to locations of (non-updated) files which no longer exist. I shall have a look through the...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 8th April 2019, 11:47
Replies: 2
Views: 2,423
Posted By ianrail
UK rail mileage

I had a link I must have put on the computer some time ago, following a Freedom of Information request to Network Rail to supply distance (miles/chains) details across the network. Clearly I hadn't...
Forum: Say Hello 19th August 2018, 10:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,646
Posted By ianrail
We were going to have a week down around the...

We were going to have a week down around the Pyrenees next month and I was very keen to go on the Yellow Train. However the constant strikes in France (SNCF and Air France) made us change our mind...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 2nd March 2018, 22:21
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By ianrail
Just starting watching it for about 5 minutes but...

Just starting watching it for about 5 minutes but what a dull programme. Maybe I should be bit more patient but is everything so dumbed down these days?
Forum: Say Hello 25th February 2018, 16:14
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By ianrail
Sadly, all too often a new "member" will join our...

Sadly, all too often a new "member" will join our Forum to ask a question then never log in again. I don't know if we'll ever hear from the OP again but his last "activity" on the Forum was at 15.34...
Forum: Say Hello 5th December 2017, 11:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By ianrail
Hello Jeremiah and welcome to our forum. Look...

Hello Jeremiah and welcome to our forum. Look forward to reading anything you want to post about your railways in Nigeria.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 22nd December 2016, 13:15
Replies: 7
Views: 2,648
Posted By ianrail
Moving railway carriages by road

I'm sure I'm not the only one to have astounded by the madness of moving railways locomotives and carriages by road in recent years. They are big heavy things and run beautifully on rails but on...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th November 2016, 16:36
Replies: 6
Views: 2,317
Posted By ianrail
Fortunately a very rare occurrence but tragic as...

Fortunately a very rare occurrence but tragic as there has been loss of life. As usual, little point in trying to speculate on the cause until further enquiries have been made.
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 17th June 2016, 11:37
Replies: 4
Views: 3,995
Posted By ianrail
I can see a disadvantage in that if one carriage...

I can see a disadvantage in that if one carriage develops a fault, the whole train needs to be taken out of service rather than just removing that one carriage. The same would apply if (say) a...
Forum: Say Hello 10th February 2016, 21:16
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By ianrail
Yes I suspect it's something to do with child...

Yes I suspect it's something to do with child protection issues but hope these can be overcome and not work against this young man's best interests.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th February 2016, 16:18
Replies: 19
Views: 5,944
Posted By ianrail
A bad accident with both drivers and train guards...

A bad accident with both drivers and train guards apparently killed. All our thoughts must be with the families of the victims. Clearly we will have to await the results of official investigations...
Forum: Say Hello 7th February 2016, 11:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By ianrail
Hello scrumpy817 and welcome to the Forum. Yes,...

Hello scrumpy817 and welcome to the Forum. Yes, the railway at Cricklade would seem an excellent choice if that is accessible for this young man. All our heritage railways rely on volunteers and...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 3rd January 2016, 14:37
Replies: 2
Views: 3,320
Posted By ianrail
I was there on 3rd November and there was still a...

I was there on 3rd November and there was still a wonderful array of semaphores. Stayed until dusk on that gloomy foggy afternoon and got some wonderful photos.

However, work was clearly...
Forum: Say Hello 17th December 2015, 13:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,953
Posted By ianrail
Welcome to the site! Nice to see we're...

Welcome to the site! Nice to see we're attracting members from far away. Thanks for the links to sites showing what's going to happen on your vast railway network. Haven't had time to look at them...
Forum: Light Rail and Metros 7th November 2015, 14:06
Replies: 0
Views: 2,868
Posted By ianrail
When was this London Underground signalbox demolished?

Can any forum member help me with this rather obscure enquiry please? I have failed to find any information anywhere.

When I was very young my grandmother lived in a basement in Barons Court Road...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 6th November 2015, 21:02
Replies: 9
Views: 6,261
Posted By ianrail
Thanks for all your replies. I've just come back...

Thanks for all your replies. I've just come back from a trip up to Lincolnshire, based in Immingham with an enjoyable couple of hours also spent at Barnetby. Successful trip, with quite a varied...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 23rd October 2015, 08:44
Replies: 9
Views: 6,261
Posted By ianrail
Thanks for this, pre65. I was in that area a...

Thanks for this, pre65. I was in that area a while ago, stayed in Lincoln and went by train to Grimsby. Looked out the window at Barnetby but didn't see anything or get off the train there. Looks...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 22nd October 2015, 20:51
Replies: 9
Views: 6,261
Posted By ianrail
Coal trains

I recently woke up (a bit late as always, I know) to the fact that coal trains are very rapidly disappearing from our railways. Belatedly I would like to get to see some and photograph them for the...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 26th August 2015, 21:07
Replies: 2
Views: 3,572
Posted By ianrail
I am certainly planning to travel on the newly...

I am certainly planning to travel on the newly reopened Waverley line, having been a member of the Campaign for Borders Rail for around 15 years now. However, I won't be up there until about the 8th...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 25th August 2015, 14:44
Replies: 2
Views: 3,572
Posted By ianrail
Fife Circle tickets

Can any Forum members in Scotland (or England) help me with a ticketing query please?

Next month I'm going to spend a few days in Scotland and expect to travel round the Fife Circle (and...
Forum: Say Hello 24th August 2015, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 2,457
Posted By ianrail
I've tried getting into this survey but it won't...

I've tried getting into this survey but it won't load. Anyone else had more luck?
Forum: Railway Stations 4th April 2015, 16:30
Replies: 5
Views: 4,682
Posted By ianrail
Ella Welcome to the Forum and yes, I think...

Ella

Welcome to the Forum and yes, I think this is exactly the route they would have taken.

Ian
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