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Forum: Freight Operations and Observations Yesterday, 12:53
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Posted By pre65
Scottish aggregate by rail.

Scottish terminal sold to rail ballast aggregates quarry owners.

Multi-sector land and property developer Hargreaves Land has announced the sale of Ravenstruther Rail Terminal, a former coal...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th October 2021, 11:56
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By pre65
Summit tunnel track upgrade this month.

Network Rail is reminding passengers between Rochdale and Hebden Bridge of changes to services whilst an essential upgrade to Summit Tunnel takes place.

The 180-year-old Summit Tunnel on the...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 15th October 2021, 11:45
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Views: 58
Posted By pre65
More Scottish timber by rail next year.

After successful trials last year involving moving timber trains in Scotland for the first time in over a decade, a new scheme is at the planning stage for similar operations next year. The new...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 8th October 2021, 22:22
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By pre65
Mining waste transported by rail.

A new collaboration between aggregates specialists GRS, and mining operators Tungsten West, could provide decades of work for rail freight operators. The deal could also reinforce freight traffic in...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 8th October 2021, 21:59
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By pre65
Vital England – Wales freight link investment.

Network Rail has announced a 25 million pound (28 million euro) investment to secure the future of what they describe as a critical cross-border transport link, serving freight operations in both...
Forum: Passenger Operations and Observations 1st October 2021, 14:07
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Views: 110
Posted By pre65
Cab ride Manchester Victoria - Bury Interchange.

Before the line was taken over by trams.

3rd rail class 504 EMU.

From 1990 so video quality of the period. Interesting in cab conversation.
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Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 28th September 2021, 10:54
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By pre65
Freightliner, new FFA-G wagons for UK.

UK operator Freightliner has taken delivery of the first batch of new FFA-G wagons for UK operations. The forty wagons have arrived in the UK from Poland, adding to the intermodal fleet of the...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 16th September 2021, 08:58
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By pre65
RAIB finds ‘no evidence’ of request to use...

RAIB finds ‘no evidence’ of request to use Cambridgeshire crossing before Tractor v Train crash.

Full details here....
Forum: Say Hello 7th September 2021, 19:56
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By pre65
There is a diesel cab ride video from Scarborough...

There is a diesel cab ride video from Scarborough to Leeds (via York) if you want a good view of the route.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H2SYziYtHg
Forum: Say Hello 7th September 2021, 15:01
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By pre65
Hi, you could try searching on YouTube for...

Hi, you could try searching on YouTube for "Scarborough Spa Express" and see what comes up.

As far as I know there are no steam engine cab ride videos.

Here is one I found.
...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 7th September 2021, 14:49
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By pre65
Inland freight project - Australia.

Work is underway on a project that has been the talk of Australia since the nineteenth century. Inland Rail is a 1700-kilometre project to provide a freight corridor between Brisbane in the north and...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 7th September 2021, 14:44
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By pre65
More "new" wagons using recycled components, made...

More "new" wagons using recycled components, made in the UK.

WH Davis has outshopped the first 46 ‘megaboxes’ for their railway leasing customer Beacon Rail. The 75 cubic-meter capacity wagon is...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd August 2021, 17:18
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By pre65
Hi there, welcome to the forum. What part of...

Hi there, welcome to the forum.

What part of Essex are you ?
Forum: Railway News from around the World 19th August 2021, 12:57
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By pre65
Freight train driver injured in level crossing crash..

A freight train driver has been injured in a collision with a tractor at a level crossing.

It happened between Whittlesey and March in Cambridgeshire at 09:10 BST.

Network Rail said three of...
Forum: Railway Stations 15th August 2021, 15:09
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By pre65
Six new stations on the Northumberland Line.

Northumberland County Council is working in conjunction with the Department for Transport, Network Rail and Northern Trains Ltd in a massive project to bring back regular passenger trains between...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 13th August 2021, 13:11
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By pre65
an extra 24,000 heavy goods vehicles off the UK roads

Britain’s high-speed rail project HS2 claims it will take an extra 24,000 heavy goods vehicles off the UK roads. The project builders have opened a new aggregates terminal in rural Buckinghamshire,...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 8th August 2021, 15:09
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By pre65
GWSR could take on Broadway to Honeybourne trackbed.

Following recent developments, the trackbed beyond Broadway on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway to Honeybourne could be secured for future railway use.

Railway Paths Limited, who owns the...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 3rd August 2021, 16:56
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By pre65
More proposed re-use of redundant rolling stock....

More proposed re-use of redundant rolling stock.

Eversholt, the rolling stock leasing company, has released more details of its project to convert redundant passenger units into high-speed light...
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 24th July 2021, 10:39
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By pre65
The link still works for me. :confused:

The link still works for me. :confused:
Forum: Freight Operations and Observations 23rd July 2021, 13:09
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By pre65
DB revives old ‘Stegosaurus’ wagons.

Covered steel wagons – codenamed BYA and probably dormant since prehistoric times, have been brought back to life by scientists at DB Cargo UK, working in their secret facility deep in the tropical...
Forum: Railway Modelling 10th June 2021, 17:34
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
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: 371
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: 262
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: 419
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: 701
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...
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