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Forum: Railway Modelling 10th June 2021, 17:34
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By pre65
Does this help ? It took me 38 seconds on...

Does this help ?

It took me 38 seconds on Google to find.

https://www.railwaysignallingconcepts.in/railway-junction-signalling-and-robust-train-protection/
Forum: Railway News from around the World 4th June 2021, 09:12
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By pre65
Rail grinder train - SPAD.

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) are to investigate an incident which occurred at Sileby Junction in Leicestershire.

On the 5th of May around 05:29 a maintenance train used to...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 26th May 2021, 11:28
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By pre65
"The DfT said the “bulk” of new funding for the...

"The DfT said the “bulk” of new funding for the Transpennine Route Upgrade would be used to “improve connectivity” between Leeds, Manchester and York, and deliver electrification and upgrades between...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 20th May 2021, 09:16
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By pre65
UK Rail services to come under unified state control

The government has announced the biggest shake-up in the UK's railways since privatisation in the mid-1990s.

It will see the creation of a new state-owned body, Great British Railways (GBR), which...
Forum: Say Hello 10th May 2021, 12:09
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By pre65
Sarah, I had a look at your listings. The...

Sarah, I had a look at your listings.

The books are quite general, railway wise, so unfortunately not for me.

I'm not into railway mags these days, the last lot I got rid of were offered on my...
Forum: Say Hello 6th May 2021, 20:58
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By pre65
Hi Sarah, sorry to hear your sad news. If...

Hi Sarah, sorry to hear your sad news.

If possible, can you post a link to just one of the Ebay items and I'll give your list the once over.

regards Philip.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 25th April 2021, 09:36
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By pre65
I've found out what the class 66 was being used...

I've found out what the class 66 was being used for on the NYMR.

See this article, and also a view of the fake steam loco.
...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 24th April 2021, 13:59
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By pre65
'Buzz' in village as quarry train scene set up.

To do with a new Mission Impossible film.

Also the North York Moors Railway has had "activity" for the same film, seemingly involving a class 66 locomotive.
...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 19th April 2021, 12:37
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By pre65
Latest update. ...

Latest update.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-56799613
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 17th April 2021, 18:52
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By pre65
Longest scheduled trip by single car unit ?

I saw one on YouTube, a 153 unit from Swansea - Crewe.

Do 153s still get the name "bubble cars" ?

Note. For the uninitiated the Class 153 Super Sprinters are single-coach railcars converted...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd April 2021, 11:16
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By pre65
Taiwan: train crashes and derails in tunnel.

Taiwan: Dozens killed as train crashes and derails in tunnel.

At least 48 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a train carrying nearly 500 crashed and then derailed in a tunnel in...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd April 2021, 10:35
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By pre65
Churnet Valley Railway Leek extension.

Churnet Valley Railway partners with Crewe-based Mosaic Rail for Leek extension.
...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 23rd March 2021, 09:34
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By pre65
Today (Monday 22nd March) the first trains return...

Today (Monday 22nd March) the first trains return to Kirkby railway station, just a week after an incident involving a Merseyrail unit.
...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 20th March 2021, 09:03
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By pre65
I'm not nit picking, but (:)) A) Porridge...

I'm not nit picking, but (:))

A) Porridge was set in HMP Slade, a fictional prison in Cumbria.

B) The main gate of "Slade Prison" was filmed at The Gate House, St Albans, Hertfordshire. This...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 19th March 2021, 12:19
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By pre65
New Express Freight Train for parcels.

A new express freight train that will provide a low-carbon solution for parcel transportation around the UK is being developed by Eversholt Rail.

The Swift Express Freight train is being designed...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 17th March 2021, 19:31
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By pre65
News update. ...

News update.

https://www.railadvent.co.uk/2021/03/watch-merseyrail-train-being-brought-back-onto-the-rails-after-kirkby-rail-crash.html/amp
Forum: Railway News from around the World 17th March 2021, 15:54
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By pre65
ScotRail to be nationalised.

Scotland's train services are to be run by a public sector body, the Scottish government has announced.

Dutch firm Abellio will stop running the ScotRail franchise at the end of March next year.
...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 17th March 2021, 15:12
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By pre65
4,000 tonne stone train.

Freightliner operated a trial 4000 tonne stone train from Tunstead to Wembley, powered by a single class 70, 70017, with 39 loaded wagons.
66620 was tucked in , dead, for insurance.
Running through...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th March 2021, 17:43
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By pre65
As I have family connections with West Yorkshire...

As I have family connections with West Yorkshire I might try and get a ride on this.

Do you (BW) have a British Columbia connection ? (re Snootli Creek)
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th March 2021, 15:49
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By pre65
Skipton to Carlisle trains set to run this Summer.

"With the recent announcement of plans to run Skipton to Carlisle trains over the Summer, we thought we would have a chat with Rail Charter Services Director, Adrian Quine, to find out more.

New...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 14th March 2021, 10:59
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By pre65
Kirkby Train Crash.

Kirkby Train Crash: No injuries suspected as train “crashes into bridge”.

Merseyrail has said that trains are being started and terminated at Rice Lane after an operational incident.

The train...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 14th March 2021, 10:55
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By pre65
Victorian tunnel to undergo major repairs .

Network Rail will shortly begin repair work to a West Coast Mainline tunnel.

Crick tunnel, a 140-year-old Victorian tunnel on the Northampton loop, suffers from frequent floods, slowing down and...
Forum: Say Hello 5th March 2021, 16:05
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By pre65
Hi there. I'm fairly sure that no railway...

Hi there.

I'm fairly sure that no railway company in the UK would have issued a French railway watch to an employee.

But what do I know ?:)
Forum: Railway News from around the World 4th March 2021, 20:47
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By pre65
The more I travel round the UK by rail,...

The more I travel round the UK by rail, admittedly by YouTube cab rides, the more I realise the enormity of the task Network Rail has.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 4th March 2021, 20:02
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By pre65
Piccadilly Line: new trains.

Designs for a new generation of Tube trains for London's Piccadilly Line, which will replace the existing 1970s fleet, have been unveiled.

Ninety-four new "fully walk-through" trains with...
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