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Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd March 2020, 22:36
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By StoneRoad
I wonder how the WST would have reacted if the...

I wonder how the WST would have reacted if the Washford site was let to an "ordinary" engineering company ... or a franchisee had a station buffet in the same circumstances.


Also, the S&D...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 24th February 2020, 16:54
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By StoneRoad
Both Ciara and Dennis presented me with travel...

Both Ciara and Dennis presented me with travel problems.

For the former, I was trying to get back from Birmingham (having been at the HRA awards Dinner) but only got (at 50mph) as far as...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 3rd February 2020, 16:21
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By StoneRoad
Bit unfair to blame Northern for the mess up with...

Bit unfair to blame Northern for the mess up with the new timetable in May 2018 as they didn't write the new tables, but there is/was a lot they could have been doing to sort out all the other...
Forum: Say Hello 1st October 2019, 20:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By StoneRoad
Otherwise, just any pre-interview techniques. ...

Otherwise, just any pre-interview techniques.

Most of all , get a good night's sleep tonight and give yourself plenty of time for travelling tomorrow.
Set out everything you will need...
Forum: Say Hello 1st October 2019, 20:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By StoneRoad
Sorry , bubbles. I don't think this place...

Sorry , bubbles.

I don't think this place is active enough to be able to help you.

There are a few other fora that might be useful.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th June 2019, 18:19
Replies: 6
Views: 1,607
Posted By StoneRoad
Those refurbishments are a) very expensive...

Those refurbishments are a) very expensive (without knowing exactly what was done)
and b) not finished (door locks were sorted) (new motors to be fitted "later")

plus 2 out of 18 is not...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th June 2019, 11:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By StoneRoad
Two very brave men. RIP Gents

Two very brave men.

RIP Gents
Forum: Railway News from around the World 8th April 2018, 10:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By StoneRoad
Glad to hear that they are back in business, such...

Glad to hear that they are back in business, such devastation must be heart-breaking.

I know that when the Bowes Railway suffered several minor arson attacks their volunteers have been quite...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 6th April 2018, 11:37
Replies: 5
Views: 2,800
Posted By StoneRoad
Don't forget either the Saltburn Cliff Lift...

Don't forget either the Saltburn Cliff Lift (refurbished / Victorianised Passenger Cars oner winter 2010/11 see: http://www.ipernity.com/doc/312383/album/404859 or the Lynton and Lynmouth - both are...
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2017, 14:34
Replies: 6
Views: 2,152
Posted By StoneRoad
Lightbulb still around ...

I am still around, and maybe I will be able to contribute to the various fora that I visit.
I have been updating my Ipernity recently - still got a lot of images awaiting attention, so I shall be...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 6th April 2015, 10:40
Replies: 1
Views: 2,035
Posted By StoneRoad
Great North Steam Fair 2015

At Beamish Museum from Thursday 8th April to Sunday 12th April 2015.

Well worth a visit, not cheap to get in, but ticket can be made valid for the all-year version.

Plenty to see...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 7th July 2012, 20:59
Replies: 9
Views: 6,008
Posted By StoneRoad
Lightbulb info on the double Fairlie

How much detail do you want? I may be able to point you at some further info....

Try this item, diagram is at the end of the page.....

http://www.festipedia.org.uk/wiki/Fairlie%27s_Patent
...
Forum: Railway Modelling 30th June 2012, 10:14
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By StoneRoad
I feel that modelling water can be quite...

I feel that modelling water can be quite difficult to acheive a realistic appearance; whether you are tyring to show a lake, canal, river or the sea - such as the quayside in the harbour.
Does...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 5th February 2012, 15:26
Replies: 34
Views: 11,330
Posted By StoneRoad
Thumbs up Railtalk

The back issues are worth a look........:D
Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd January 2012, 22:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By StoneRoad
Angry metal theft

And that is just the "operating" stuff like signalling cables.

I don't think that it included the metals nicked from the preservation side......and which, if included, I'm guessing might almost...
Forum: Narrow Gauge 2nd July 2011, 16:52
Replies: 28
Views: 12,199
Posted By StoneRoad
in fact, I have the strong feeling that...

in fact, I have the strong feeling that commonsense has prevailed, with the FfR and WHHR starting to get on much better in more recent times than they did in the less recent past! Witness the Nantmor...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd April 2011, 22:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,532
Posted By StoneRoad
Smile welcome to the forum, Geoff.

welcome to the forum, Geoff.
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 25th March 2011, 20:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By StoneRoad
Chase them up - that is far too long a wait.....

Chase them up - that is far too long a wait.....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 25th March 2011, 19:59
Replies: 10
Views: 8,227
Posted By StoneRoad
and if you are unlucky enough to be claiming...

and if you are unlucky enough to be claiming certain benefits.....then opposite is true!

it could be said that if you are volunteering, then you are fit enough to work.....and if you are...
Forum: Say Hello 8th March 2011, 21:53
Replies: 14
Views: 3,499
Posted By StoneRoad
been there, done that, "starred in the film" ...

been there, done that, "starred in the film"

so, thanks, but no thanks! as I don't think the production I took part in had any affect at all, despite being re-played on TV/satellite several...
Forum: On-track Machinery 3rd March 2011, 22:34
Replies: 20
Views: 9,996
Posted By StoneRoad
When I was at Dinas? on the WHR a couple of...

When I was at Dinas? on the WHR a couple of weekends ago, I saw their two foot gauge tamper....

does a very neat job! Consistent and quicker than 'by hand'

Many years ago now, at one of the...
Forum: Say Hello 27th February 2011, 19:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,969
Posted By StoneRoad
Thumbs up Welcome to the forum, Boothy. enjoy your...

Welcome to the forum, Boothy.

enjoy your visits, and I look forward to reading your posts


StoneRoad
Forum: Railway News from around the World 5th February 2011, 20:26
Replies: 6
Views: 3,801
Posted By StoneRoad
I am speechless........what a carry on! I...

I am speechless........what a carry on!

I do hope that the situation is resolved quickly.

Ah, 25 298, do you want the information in this release posted elsewhere?

StoneRoad
Forum: Railway News from around the World 30th January 2011, 13:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By StoneRoad
Unhappy madeburg

That has been a nasty prang, if they heard it nearly five miles away!:eek:

Hope the toll doesn't rise any further, we'll have to wait for the results of the investigation as to the cause, but...
Forum: Say Hello 25th January 2011, 21:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By StoneRoad
Smile Greetings and welcome to the forum, and...

Greetings and welcome to the forum,

and enjoy your visits.

I like the sound of your view.......:cool:

StoneRoad
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