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by pdeaves
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Blast from the past
Replies: 21
Views: 24277

Re: Blast from the past

Guildford station still advertises Red Star parcels outside (2019-07-06):
2019-07-06 15mod Guildford station sign.JPG
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by pdeaves
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: IET Cl.800 East Coast workings
Replies: 9
Views: 4998

Re: IET Cl.800 East Coast workings

LNER-liveried 800206 passed through Reading this afternoon (5 July) heading for Eastleigh.
by pdeaves
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Heathrow Express class 387s
Replies: 2
Views: 2054

Re: Heathrow Express class 387s

387131 also now in HEx colours. 130, 131 and 140 were all on Reading depot today (5 July).
by pdeaves
Sun May 26, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Heathrow Express class 387s
Replies: 2
Views: 2054

Heathrow Express class 387s

The first HEx-liveried, GWR-operated 387s have arrived at Reading depot. 387130 and 387140 carry a new HEx livery, nothing like that carried by the 332s (even allowing for the Tata adverts). Image available here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pdeaves/47929913333/.
by pdeaves
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Free Membership for 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 4497

Re: Free Membership for 2018

Don?t be surprised that when it comes up for membership renewals at the end of the year that some might think twice about doing so if we continue into a third year of 50% off offers only for new members. Whatever you chose to do is your business. However, I would urge you to keep in sight that the ...
by pdeaves
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Penzance Long Rock
Replies: 0
Views: 2396

Penzance Long Rock

There will be an open day at Penzance depot on 13 April. Details at https://www.railadvent.co.uk/2019/02/great-western-railway-to-open-long-rock-depot-doors-in-aid-of-charity.html/amp Tickets available from https://billetto.co.uk/e/gwr-longrock-tmd-open-day-2019-tickets-331021/ (linked from above), ...
by pdeaves
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prisoner of War Camp Halt
Replies: 3
Views: 2694

Re: Prisoner of War Camp Halt

There is no mention in Quick's 'Railway Passenger Stations'. It doesn't particularly help your quest!
by pdeaves
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 2281

Re: 2018

mikegayton wrote:Unfortunately 2018 has been a good year for the image of our main line railways.
Can I ask what you mean by this? I assume 'good' should be 'bad'!
by pdeaves
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Station access
Replies: 0
Views: 2239

Station access

Remember last December when Southeastern ran (briefly) into London Waterloo? In line with today's contract-centred businesses, an agreement had to be set up with the station operator (Network Rail, in this case) to do so. Lists of which companies have access rights to which stations are now availabl...
by pdeaves
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Tram Train
Replies: 4
Views: 2998

Re: Tram Train

The local dictionaries from sheffield & Rotherham councils & from stagecoach supertram / SYPTE / press from railway publications / local television & radio stations where treated to 399204 before the public runs commenced at 0939... 'Dictionaries' intrigues me! (I know you meant dignitaries). Servi...