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by 14Bfellow
Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Annual General Meeting insert
Replies: 5
Views: 7730

Annual General Meeting insert

Good afternoon all,

Having just received my April R.O. I find that the finance has been found to produce the AGM insert which is of little interest once the AGM has been held, unlike the printed R.O. Index which has a lasting use.

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by 14Bfellow
Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Railway Magazine advert
Replies: 4
Views: 6255

Re: Railway Magazine advert

Am I not right in thinking that originally the society adverts extolled non members to join "The Brotherhood of Railwayists" ? Far better than "Trainspotters", a term abused by the riff raff media or "Railfan" who is likely to be found at a train station....bad enough having hundreds of their locomo...
by 14Bfellow
Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Generational Query
Replies: 11
Views: 12735

Re: Generational Query

Started spotting in 1953, joined RCTS 1976 hope to continue both until I peg out. At which time I expect there will still be class 20s on the main line even if I live to be 100!

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by 14Bfellow
Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Brit Streaks
Replies: 2
Views: 5102

Re: Brit Streaks

All sorts of rumours used to do the rounds (and still do!) but never heard this one. If there had been any truth we would have heard at Liverpool Street where I used to spot. The Clan story seems more likely as they used get to Manchester as I recall. I don't seem to remember any mention of streamli...
by 14Bfellow
Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ECML - DOES SIR RICHARD HAVE TOO MUCH OF A MONOPOLY
Replies: 5
Views: 7763

Re: ECML - DOES SIR RICHARD HAVE TOO MUCH OF A MONOPOLY

There is real competition in the form of low cost airlines, private cars and to a lesser extent National Express coaches. Mr Cash will oppose any form of change or progress until our railways return to the bloated declining state owned monolith that his predecessors held sway over in the 1970s and e...