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by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 90793

Re: New Books

A couple of new(ish) books from smaller publishers that may be of interest. Traffic By Rail (Historical Model Railway Society Occasional Papers No. 2) , John Chamney, 2015, card covers, 56 pages, colour and b/w illustrations, map, A4, HMRS Publications, HMRS Museum & Study Centre, Midland Railway Ce...
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Swansea Stations
Replies: 0
Views: 5652

Swansea Stations

Can anyone point me in the direction of any photographs of the Rhondda & Swansea Bay Railway station at Swansea variously called Swansea South and Swansea Riverside. I am aware of the photographs of this station in the Middleton Press book Branch Lines around Swansea but I would like to find any pho...
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RCTS Locomotive Stock Book 1983
Replies: 0
Views: 5794

RCTS Locomotive Stock Book 1983

I have had a tidy out of my books and find that I have several spare copies of the RCTS Locomotive Stock Book for 1983 (ISBN 0 901115 59 2). They are all in good condition. I am willing to sell these at ?3.00 each - post free in the UK. (Overseas postage would be extra). Payment could be by cheque o...
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Station Statistics
Replies: 3
Views: 6290

Station Statistics

The Office of the Rail Regulator has just published the data for station passenger usage for 2014 - 2015. II is available in various formats on the ORR website but this is probably the most useful one as it includes comparative data for previous years: http://orr.gov.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0012/...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:25 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Cumbria Round Robin Ticket
Replies: 1
Views: 4254

Cumbria Round Robin Ticket

Can anyone tell me the ticket code for the "Cumbria Round Robin"? Is there a reason why these Ranger, Rover and Round Robin tickets cannot be purchased on-line?
by RichardCoulthurst
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talyllyn Railway Through the Years (DVD)
Replies: 0
Views: 5759

Talyllyn Railway Through the Years (DVD)

The Talyllyn Railway Through the Years, DVD, 97 minutes, 4:3 aspect ratio, colour/b/w, EAN 5 030095 10012 0, Oakwood Visuals, PO Box 13, Usk, NP15 1YS, ?18.95 (www. oakwoodv.co.uk) The Oakwood Press have brought out this DVD on the Talyllyn Railway and I have just received a copy for review. The fi...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Illustrated Talk on St Pancras Station
Replies: 0
Views: 5846

Forthcoming Illustrated Talk on St Pancras Station

RCTS members within reach of Manchester may be interested in the following meeting organised by the Railway & Canal Historical Society North West Group. ST PANCRAS ? An lllustrated Talk by Nigel Howey on Saturday, 14th November 2015 at the Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester at 2pm. Nige...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: South Wales Electrification
Replies: 1
Views: 4588

South Wales Electrification

The following news report about dual powered engines (i.e. electric/diesel) for the South Wales Main Line may be of interest:
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales ... n-10287160
Is this seriously being proposed?
by RichardCoulthurst
Sat Sep 26, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 90793

Re: New Books

I have heard about a recently published book with the title "Britain's Least Used Stations" by David Brewer. It may be privately published. Does anyone have any further information i.e. price, ISBN, ordering information, etc that they could share on this forum?
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Barmouth Bridge Footpath
Replies: 1
Views: 5112

Re: Barmouth Bridge Footpath

There is a petition against the closure here:

https://www.change.org/p/gwynedd-counci ... d-cyclists