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Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 27th November 2020, 09:42
Replies: 43
Views: 1,612
Posted By tonyharker
See here...

See here https://www.railwayforum.net/showthread.php?t=9064 and here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5GRDRe8UJQ
Forum: Railway News from around the World 8th November 2020, 11:59
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By tonyharker
https://www.elsecarheritagerailway.co.uk/

https://www.elsecarheritagerailway.co.uk/
Forum: On-track Machinery 24th June 2020, 19:14
Replies: 10
Views: 6,657
Posted By tonyharker
a. to stop runaway trains b. to prevent...

a. to stop runaway trains
b. to prevent movements which will cause a collision
Forum: Railway News from around the World 30th December 2019, 11:46
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By tonyharker
Is this not a plough pickup below the road...

Is this not a plough pickup below the road surface?
Forum: Say Hello 20th July 2019, 19:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,359
Posted By tonyharker
Yes what amazes me is why no lookout! Track...

Yes what amazes me is why no lookout! Track workers always used to have a lookout with a loud horn to warn the workers.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 13th June 2019, 10:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,909
Posted By tonyharker
Just be careful when using the toilets. More than...

Just be careful when using the toilets. More than one person has got locked in - not at the same time - including me, when I had to call for assistance! :)
Forum: Say Hello 21st February 2019, 20:50
Replies: 1
Views: 1,965
Posted By tonyharker
Probably an A4 pacific as here: ...

Probably an A4 pacific as here:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Peterborough_North_up_%27Norseman_geograph-2832542-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
00 Headboards available here...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 20th June 2018, 10:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,702
Posted By tonyharker
I've always wondered why you are so disrespectful...

I've always wondered why you are so disrespectful to the venerable steam locomotive.
Forum: Say Hello 17th October 2016, 09:44
Replies: 2
Views: 3,468
Posted By tonyharker
Its a GWR Castle class locomotive No 5077. ...

Its a GWR Castle class locomotive No 5077. Hornby used to make a model of one. Hattons had a second hand one for sale here...
Forum: Say Hello 7th March 2016, 11:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,553
Posted By tonyharker
Many years ago I did something similar in reply...

Many years ago I did something similar in reply to an advert. I took the tests in Basingstoke. If I remember it was only simple arithmetic questions. Don't hold your breath however, I passed the...
Forum: Say Hello 6th February 2016, 14:40
Replies: 7
Views: 2,698
Posted By tonyharker
Hi Scrumpy, there is only one heritage railway...

Hi Scrumpy, there is only one heritage railway in Wiltshire, the Swindon and Cricklade here http://www.swindon-cricklade-railway.org/ . You don't say where you are but to the west in Somerset is...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th September 2014, 15:08
Replies: 0
Views: 917
Posted By tonyharker
Thumbs up Good news for Swanage Railway

http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/11460939.Historic_lease_signed_to_link_railway_at_Swanage_and_Corfe_Castle_to_mainline_at_Wareham/?ref=mr :) :)
Forum: Railway News from around the World 11th February 2013, 15:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,710
Posted By tonyharker
Great news. Disappointingly they will be using...

Great news. Disappointingly they will be using refurbished Diesel units not steam. Presumably as Wareham has no runround facility.
Forum: Railway Modelling 20th December 2012, 15:40
Replies: 4
Views: 4,765
Posted By tonyharker
These are very simple kits to complete, but in my...

These are very simple kits to complete, but in my opinion the pattern repetition on the brick sheets is too frequent and not random enough. This could of course be disguised by the appropriate...
Forum: Say Hello 10th December 2012, 15:10
Replies: 9
Views: 3,538
Posted By tonyharker
Google maps can give you a good idea

Google maps can give you a good idea
Forum: Say Hello 7th August 2012, 20:16
Replies: 7
Views: 1,747
Posted By tonyharker
I thought you meant you were in the toilet :-)...

I thought you meant you were in the toilet :-) :-) ;-)
Forum: Railway Modelling 9th July 2012, 10:51
Replies: 3
Views: 4,404
Posted By tonyharker
I like Bilteezi from Freestone Models here...

I like Bilteezi from Freestone Models here http://www.freestonemodel.co.uk/page9.htm . Cant get more flat than a flat sheet!
Forum: Say Hello 26th June 2012, 11:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By tonyharker
Please if you are showing trains on film make...

Please if you are showing trains on film make sure the sound matches the train shown. Nothing annoys a train enthusiast more if the wrong sound is heard. Even the door sounds are unique to a...
Forum: Say Hello 13th June 2012, 11:49
Replies: 11
Views: 2,738
Posted By tonyharker
If its got BR & E on it it will be British...

If its got BR & E on it it will be British Railways Eastern Region. As said above a guards lamp.
Forum: Railway Stations 12th June 2012, 17:25
Replies: 2
Views: 6,150
Posted By tonyharker
The Bath road viaduct at Shepton Mallet was...

The Bath road viaduct at Shepton Mallet was effectively 2 viaducts side by side, so running over the remaining one was OK.
Forum: Railway Modelling 13th May 2012, 19:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,808
Posted By tonyharker
Try this site: <...

Try this site: < http://www.lendonsmodelshop.co.uk/index.asp?button=button2&servicesheets=none > select hornby service sheets and look for prairie. :)
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 16th March 2012, 15:50
Replies: 20
Views: 8,205
Posted By tonyharker
I don't know which trains you travelled on, but...

I don't know which trains you travelled on, but when I was working and I travelled First as part of my job there were just as many idiots there, as well as drunk "businessmen" going home after work!
Forum: Railway News from around the World 4th February 2012, 19:55
Replies: 34
Views: 12,602
Posted By tonyharker
Too many web designers think Flash is the way to...

Too many web designers think Flash is the way to go.
I dont like it, it uses up more bandwidth than pdfs, you cant save it for later and makes documents/magazines more difficult to read. ...
Forum: Railway Stations 16th December 2011, 00:38
Replies: 9
Views: 6,033
Posted By tonyharker
The motto of the South Eastern Railway was...

The motto of the South Eastern Railway was "ONWARD" and appears on their crest. So could this clock have been made for the SER.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 28th October 2011, 20:26
Replies: 26
Views: 9,231
Posted By tonyharker
What over 160,000? He'd have to sell his farm,...

What over 160,000? He'd have to sell his farm, probably not worth that much :)
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