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by D3796
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rail tour 1960,s
Replies: 2
Views: 756

Re: Rail tour 1960,s

Hello Andrew,

A good site to check out Railtours is :- https://www.sixbellsjunction.co.uk/
by D3796
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Up to date DMU / EMU Formations / Allocations
Replies: 0
Views: 710

Up to date DMU / EMU Formations / Allocations

The Abrail Website has not been updated since December 2018. Is there another Website that provides up to date DMU / EMU Formations / Allocations?
by D3796
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Peter Hands - What Happenend to Steam
Replies: 0
Views: 1706

Peter Hands - What Happenend to Steam

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Peter Hands. http://www.whathappenedtosteam.com/the-loss-of-a-titan-peter-hands-06-04-46-06-10-17/ I didn't know Peter personally but I had communicated with him via Email on several occasions. The last Email I received from Peter earlier this year was for hi...
by D3796
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Locked Topics
Replies: 6
Views: 5037

Re: Locked Topics

Ian Prince wrote:Don't agree at all.

It is a 'forum'. That is discussion in both directions.

Hiding behind locked topics is not the direction to take.

Sad.
I quite agree.
by D3796
Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ID Fowler 3F at Bletchley cicra 1963/64
Replies: 4
Views: 3881

Re: ID Fowler 3F at Bletchley cicra 1963/64

MisterC wrote: does your father's photo collection from Bletchley include any diesel loco hauled passenger services on the Cambridge-Oxford route?
Unfortunately not, he was very much a "Steam Enthusiast".
by D3796
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ID Fowler 3F at Bletchley cicra 1963/64
Replies: 4
Views: 3881

Re: ID Fowler 3F at Bletchley cicra 1963/64

Have you been in touch with the What Really Happened to Steam Project http://www.whatreallyhappenedtosteam.co.uk/ giving as much detail as you can. As is well known they are trying to put right the wrongs of the past with regard to locomotive disposal information. For steam locomotives this include...
by D3796
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ID Fowler 3F at Bletchley cicra 1963/64
Replies: 4
Views: 3881

ID Fowler 3F at Bletchley cicra 1963/64

I have a photograph which my late Father took at Bletchley Station (stabled in sidings alongside Bletchley Steam Shed) showing ex WD 90312 and a Fowler 3F 0-6-0T that were on their way to be Scrapped. 90312 Withdrawn 12/1963 and was scrapped at BR Crewe Works 03/1964 so I guess the photograph was ta...
by D3796
Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Civil War within the RCTS?
Replies: 5
Views: 4388

Re: Civil War within the RCTS?

Peter Hall wrote:Interesting to see that yet again there has been no response from members of the MC.
Maybe a case of having "Their Heads in the Sand" and "I hear nothing and I see nothing"?
by D3796
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL
Replies: 146
Views: 173911

Re: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL

MIKER wrote: Software problems on the desktop system are also delaying uploading of the digital variant which I hope to resolve - assuming I have sufficient time available alongside compiling the Feb RO - over the next few days.

Any news ?
by D3796
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL
Replies: 146
Views: 173911

Re: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL

When I log into the Members Page I get the December issue of the RO - is it me? No, I am the same and it would appear we are not alone....... I wonder if the delay in publishing is due to the tone and content of this thread:- viewtopic.php?f=2&t=368&p=941#p941 maybe the January edition needs re-for...