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Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th October 2018, 11:58
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
And Hi again. Coming at this from a...

And Hi again.

Coming at this from a technical point of view now, it's surprising that there was no form of trainstop for the red.

We have TPWS (Linky here...TPWS...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th October 2018, 11:36
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve. Just gave the report a quick glance and...

Hi Steve. Just gave the report a quick glance and saw this..

"The driver advised the ATSB that he was feeling unwell at the time of the occurrence and that he subsequently was diagnosed with a...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 4th October 2018, 11:30
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
OK Roger, I look forward to the next installment....

OK Roger, I look forward to the next installment.

Somewhere on my PC I have some pics of Lynn Harbour Jn as it is nowadays. Naturally I can't find them now I need them. I'll keep on searching.

...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 4th October 2018, 09:48
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
TV Alert for Friday 5th October

Hi all
Just spotted this.

Date: Friday 05/10/18
Time: 20:00
Channel: Channel 5
Title: The Great Model Railway Challenge

Enjoy
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 2nd October 2018, 05:45
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Roger. Thank you for this excellent series of...

Hi Roger. Thank you for this excellent series of articles on Kings Lynn. It's been very interesting and informative. I came here 7 years ago from Kent, and lodged for a year in the flats at Trinity...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 24th September 2018, 11:54
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Easy tiger, it's got Denzel and Chris in it...so...

Easy tiger, it's got Denzel and Chris in it...so I'm sure that all the facts in are exactly right ! :eek:

Hi Steve - only kidding. With regard to the runaway you mentioned, I'm sure we've all had...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 12th September 2018, 12:34
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Thanks for another interesting video Steve. ...

Thanks for another interesting video Steve.

Looks like our Class 08 shunter (Link...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_Class_08), though I don't think I've ever seen one go that fast...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 9th September 2018, 08:30
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve, always love seeing switchers. They do...

Hi Steve, always love seeing switchers. They do the unglamorous work but we couldn't live without them.

Is that line inside the works, ie private ? Just wondered if there's any special regs whilst...
Forum: Say Hello 6th September 2018, 11:47
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Actually I thought I'd include a picture of my...

Actually I thought I'd include a picture of my local 'stops'. They are unusually garish.

I expect they made them this colour so that train drivers can't claim they didn't see them.

Seriously...
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 5th September 2018, 10:26
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve,great video. I just love the sound of...

Hi Steve,great video. I just love the sound of that whistle.

Interesting timing for this post. Continuing the theme of wheelslip perhaps ?

Best wishes, BW
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2018, 10:11
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi there CCG, and welcome to the forum. I...

Hi there CCG, and welcome to the forum.

I reckon the word 'traditional' covers just about anything. Theses things evolved on an ad hoc basis, so unless you are trying to emulate a particular line...
Forum: Say Hello 29th August 2018, 16:21
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi & welcome to the forum. I also love EE...

Hi & welcome to the forum. I also love EE traction, especially Class 37s (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_Class_37)

On another vein entirely, I don't know how bad your eyesight is, but...
Forum: Say Hello 27th August 2018, 12:18
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Steve. My Salt Mine can be seen on...

Hi Steve.

My Salt Mine can be seen on section 1162/007 of my Anglia 'sexual appendage'. If you have the same copy it's on page 124 - which is actually 192/500 if you type it directly into the...
Forum: Say Hello 19th August 2018, 16:23
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi there, As mentioned previously the Quail...

Hi there,
As mentioned previously the Quail Track diagrams are good. You can read about them here..https://www.trackmaps.co.uk/trackmaps/railway-maps/railway-track-diagrams/
...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 6th June 2018, 17:23
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Lightbulb TV Alert for tonight: Wed 06/06/2018

Hi all, just spotted this.

Name: Great rail restorations with Peter Snow
Date: Wednesday 06/06/2018
Time: 20:00
Chan: Channel 4

Synopsis: (1 of 4) "Peter Snow and Henry Cole (of 'Shed and...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 19th May 2018, 14:50
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Indeed you do. I'm no Luddite and am not...

Indeed you do. I'm no Luddite and am not sentimental about the old bangers that have been withdrawn. It just seems that the manufacturers have crammed the new trains with technology that is not only...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 15th May 2018, 09:47
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
TV Alert: Tuesday 15/05/18

Hi all, just a quickie.

Date: Tuesday 15/05/18
Time: 21:00
Channel: Channel 5
Subject: A two part series about the Inter City 125

Sorry, had to do this in a rush and don't have any more...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd April 2018, 10:54
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Isabella, and welcome to the forum. Even...

Hi Isabella, and welcome to the forum.

Even today, quite a lot of unmanned/unautomated crossing are operated by the user. There are quite a few categories, but UWC (User Worked Crossing) is the...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 19th April 2018, 09:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Philip. Yes it has. I posted a rant, and then...

Hi Philip. Yes it has. I posted a rant, and then decided later that I should self-moderate.

My big beef over the modern railway is how the bean counters and politicians have created such a...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 19th April 2018, 08:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Philip and a/s. Sometimes it has to be...

Hi Philip and a/s.

Sometimes it has to be this way.

A late running stopping service can cause enormous disruption. If it has a fast service behind it, then it might take all day to sort out the...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 9th April 2018, 14:57
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hmm, I was just about to jump in with both feet...

Hmm, I was just about to jump in with both feet and nominate the Snaefell mountain railway in the Isle of Man, but fortunately I checked first. (wonkypedia link here..Snaefell mountain railway...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 4th April 2018, 09:44
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Thanks for that Syd. They look like...

Thanks for that Syd.

They look like unsupervised full-barrier crossings.

It's a dilemna. If you have half barriers (like we do) the vehicle/pedestrians can escape if the first barrier drops...
Forum: Say Hello 2nd April 2018, 12:59
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Davee & welcome. The titles "Rocket 150"...

Hi Davee & welcome.

The titles "Rocket 150" together with BREL were used in association on the Advanced Passenger Train publicity material, so this might be an APT promotional item.

Obviously...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd April 2018, 12:44
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
One hell of a night....

Just a news item I saw on Facebook..

Link...."Madi reunites with rescuer" (https://www.maryboroughadvertiser.com.au/2018/03/madi-reunites-rescuer-19-years/)

Enjoy, BW
Forum: Railway News from around the World 19th March 2018, 12:12
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By Beeyar Wunby
Hi Tony, this is going back a bit in time, so my...

Hi Tony, this is going back a bit in time, so my memory may not be 100%. :o

Yes the Networkers never actually got there. Here's why. (You're probably well versed with the info here, but I've...
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