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Forum: Railway News from around the World Yesterday, 15:33
Replies: 0
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Posted By TRP
Ravenglass & Eskdale - collision between train and van

A train on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway has collided with a delivery van on an ungated level crossing.
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Forum: Railway News from around the World Yesterday, 15:29
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By TRP
Thanks for that. I'm not involved on either side,...

Thanks for that. I'm not involved on either side, just something I saw online and it was quite a surprise to me, given how long they've been based at Washford. But things change I guess and there's...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st February 2020, 22:41
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By TRP
S&D Railway Trust told to leave Washford

The West Somerset Railway has given notice to the Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust to vacate their site at Washford station on the WSR. The following is copied from the S&DRT's facebook page:

Trust...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 16th February 2020, 20:09
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By TRP
And a summary of problems on the rails due to...

And a summary of problems on the rails due to storm Dennis:
https://www.railadvent.co.uk/2020/02/live-updates-train-travel-impacted-as-storm-dennis-batters-britain.html

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 9th February 2020, 17:59
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By TRP
Storm Ciara

Railadvent has published a summary of known problems across the UK's rail network, including some heritage railways.
...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 29th January 2020, 12:14
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By TRP
Thanks for that Jon. I gather the C class is...

Thanks for that Jon. I gather the C class is going into the SteamWorks! exhibition, hence the repaint, and this will be the loco set up to give footplate access as it is easier to access (in terms of...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 28th January 2020, 22:14
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By TRP
The second visiting engine has been announced by...

The second visiting engine has been announced by the Bluebell Railway for their Branch Line gala in April:
BR-built Ivatt 2MT 2-6-2T No.41312 from the Mid Hants Railway.
This is a return to the...
Forum: Say Hello 11th January 2020, 15:23
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By TRP
Hello, welcome to the forum. I'm not too...

Hello, welcome to the forum.
I'm not too familiar with Scotland or even North of England but when I last visited Scotland in 2012, I remember that the A86 road into Newtonmore (just south of...
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 7th January 2020, 21:57
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By TRP
Bluebell branch line gala April 2020

The Bluebell Railway is holding it's branch line gala over 3-5 April 2020.
This event will showcase the Railway's smaller locomotives, expected to include SECR P class No.178 on one of it's last...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 28th December 2019, 19:18
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By TRP
Yes I saw this on the local news last night,...

Yes I saw this on the local news last night, looks like quite a bit of the formation has been washed away.

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 23rd December 2019, 22:55
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By TRP
60009 Incident at Bury 22/12/19

A4 No.60009 'Union of South Africa' has been involved in an incident at Bury Bolton Street, East Lancashire Railway. It appears that although the locomotive had been uncoupled from the coaching...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 12th December 2019, 21:13
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By TRP
Is it just a cost saving that we have mostly...

Is it just a cost saving that we have mostly half-barrier crossings - wouldn't it be safer to have full barriers?

Tony
Forum: Railway Modelling 23rd November 2019, 15:33
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By TRP
Rod Stewart's model railroad

Rod Stewart has been showing his amazing model railroad to Railway Modeller and the BBC.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-50403561

He had been questioned about how much he had done...
Forum: Railway Modelling 23rd November 2019, 15:27
Replies: 13
Views: 4,692
Posted By TRP
That really is fantastic news. Tony

That really is fantastic news.

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st November 2019, 21:45
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By TRP
Hi BW, There are at least 6 of the USATC...

Hi BW,

There are at least 6 of the USATC S160 class 2-8-0 preserved in the UK:

5197 & 6046 based at Churnet Valley Railway with 2253 on loan there as well at the moment (5197 & 6046 are going...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By TRP
The repairs have been carried out ready for the...

The repairs have been carried out ready for the railway to reopen this weekend in time for the Santa Season.

https://www.churnetvalleyrailway.co.uk/news/railway-fixed-for-santa-and-steam

Tony
Forum: Railway News from around the World 20th November 2019, 21:03
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By TRP
The Railway's been through a tough time, but the...

The Railway's been through a tough time, but the Chairman seems confident - hopefully the WSR can recover.

Tony
Forum: Events & Dates for your Diary 8th November 2019, 21:40
Replies: 0
Views: 487
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: 618
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: 586
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: 3
Views: 856
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: 711
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: 711
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: 963
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: 1,834
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...
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