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Forum: Railway News from around the World 16th September 2021, 08:58
Replies: 3
Views: 227
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: 153
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: 153
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: 72
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: 452
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: 166
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: 227
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: 181
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: 139
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: 83
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: 452
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: 452
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: 452
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: 982
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: 336
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: 235
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: 395
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: 629
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: 629
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: 425
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: 425
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: 4,490
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: 1,021
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: 259
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: 236
Posted By pre65
Churnet Valley Railway Leek extension.

Churnet Valley Railway partners with Crewe-based Mosaic Rail for Leek extension.
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