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Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 8th November 2019, 21:40
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Posted By TRP
Christmas Sussex Belle 26/11/19

The Railway Touring Company is running it's usual pre-Christmas Sussex Belle railtour from London Victoria to Eastbourne via Haywards Heath & Lewes, with a return via Hastings and Tonbrige on 26th...
Forum: Railway Modelling 3rd November 2019, 10:23
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By TRP
Some great modelling there Rick, even with the...

Some great modelling there Rick, even with the obligatory Thomas the Tank Engine section!
Reminds me a bit of Minitur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany - a superb place to visit if anyone is ever in...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st November 2019, 21:49
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By TRP
Brighton Atlantic progress

The boiler for new build 'Brighton Atlantic' No.32424 'Beachy Head' has passed it's hydraulic test today, keeping the loco on target for a Summer 2021 completion.
The new build will revive a missing...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 29th October 2019, 21:22
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By TRP
Churnet Valley Railway closed after washout

The Churnet Valley Railway has had to close following a washout of some of the track, after a period of torrential rain had caused a breach of the adjacent Caldon Canal near Consall station.
As a...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 27th October 2019, 18:07
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By TRP
Hi BW. This is the common route for railtours in...

Hi BW. This is the common route for railtours in recent years - outbound meandering through South East London and then through Maidstone East & Ashford to Canterbury West; return leg through Dover...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 27th October 2019, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By TRP
Iron Duke defeated

Yesterday saw the much-anticipated Saphos Trains' 'Golden Arrow' railtour from London Victoria to Canterbury and returning via Dover, featuring 70000 'Britannia' running as classmate 70014 'Iron...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 17th October 2019, 21:48
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By TRP
I agree Chris, very interesting. And I didn't...

I agree Chris, very interesting. And I didn't know they were using plastic sleepers now!

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 17th October 2019, 18:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By TRP
Interesting reading this from the RAIB. I...

Interesting reading this from the RAIB. I wondered how they made the system work of 2 trains following each other on the single line section at the RHDR, but I can see how easy it would be to get it...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 16th October 2019, 15:07
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By TRP
Thanks John. I'll have a look at that. Tony

Thanks John. I'll have a look at that.

Tony
Forum: Say Hello 1st October 2019, 21:03
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By TRP
Good luck for tomorrow! Tony

Good luck for tomorrow!

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th September 2019, 20:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By TRP
Hi BW, The RHDR is limited to 25mph as a...

Hi BW,

The RHDR is limited to 25mph as a light railway & is only 15 inch gauge.

I don't know for certain about the signalling system, but I have seen the drivers collecting and surrendering...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 13th September 2019, 21:56
Replies: 7
Views: 2,799
Posted By TRP
A little bit more information has revealed that...

A little bit more information has revealed that the non-attendance of 6233 is due to a change of loco for the Horsted Keynes-Bath-Horsted Keynes railtour on October 5th, now rostered for 61306...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th September 2019, 22:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By TRP
RAIB investigating an incident on the RH&DR

An incident occurred on the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway in August, where 2 trains were allowed into a the single line section between New Romney & Romney Sands. A Hythe-Dungeness train and a...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 11th September 2019, 21:04
Replies: 7
Views: 2,799
Posted By TRP
So, my prediction is now scuppered!:( 'Duchess of...

So, my prediction is now scuppered!:( 'Duchess of Sutherland' is now unable to attend the gala & has been replaced by LNER B1 No.61306 'Mayflower'.
...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 31st July 2019, 20:10
Replies: 3
Views: 1,467
Posted By TRP
Hi Chris. I read this morning that most of the...

Hi Chris. I read this morning that most of the debris had been cleared and they were then waiting on an inspection, but they were quite hopeful of a swift reopening.
Fingers crossed!

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 31st July 2019, 14:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,467
Posted By TRP
S & C landslide

A landslide at Dent has closed the Settle to Carlisle line.
...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 17th July 2019, 12:06
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By TRP
I don't think I'll be able to get there at all...

I don't think I'll be able to get there at all this year, as all my holiday from work is booked already, but might try to plan next year's holiday so that we are in the vicinity!

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th July 2019, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By TRP
Rare visitor to Welshpool

A newly-overhauled Austrian loco will be visiting Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway from July and is expected to stay for 2 years.
Zillertalbahn U class 0-6-2T No.2 'Zillertal' will is being hired...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th July 2019, 21:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By TRP
London Victoria Derailment

Services into and out of London Victoria have been severely disrupted today following the derailment of an engineers train overnight. The derailment led to the closure of platforms 9-13, the...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th July 2019, 21:55
Replies: 0
Views: 593
Posted By TRP
80151 returns in July

The Bluebell Railway has announced that BR 4MT 2-6-4T No.80151 will re-enter traffic on Saturday 27th July. This will mark the start of the 1954-built loco's second stint in service in preservation....
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 20th June 2019, 19:04
Replies: 0
Views: 1,101
Posted By TRP
Hornby Margate Open Weekend

Hornby Models are holding an open weekend at their Margate site on August 17/18.
The event marks the first access to the locos & stock which is stored in the adjacent storage facilities for...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 11th June 2019, 21:48
Replies: 7
Views: 2,799
Posted By TRP
Also, regarding the visit of 70000 'Britannia',...

Also, regarding the visit of 70000 'Britannia', this will hopefully be fourth time lucky to get a member of the class to the Bluebell - 'Britannia' itself was due to be star guest for the opening...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 9th June 2019, 22:20
Replies: 7
Views: 2,799
Posted By TRP
I'm not one to blow my own trumpet but... ...

I'm not one to blow my own trumpet but...

https://files.constantcontact.com/e0ef1eef101/34676c56-c07b-421f-818e-61fddb1cb862.pdf :)

The fortnightly Bluebell E-Newsletter has just come out and...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th June 2019, 17:24
Replies: 0
Views: 720
Posted By TRP
T3 to return to steam

Following assessment at the Flour Mill Workshops, the Swanage Railway is launching a 350,000 appeal to return LSWR T3 class 4-4-0 No.563 to steam.
The sole-surviving T3 was gifted to the Swanage...
Forum: Say Hello 17th May 2019, 12:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,321
Posted By TRP
Welcome to the forum Mike & welcome back to the...

Welcome to the forum Mike & welcome back to the railways!

Tony
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