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  Topic: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
Divington_R

Replies: 22
Views: 1777

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:52 am   Subject: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
Dear Rob and Patrick, I don't know how factual this is but is the new high speed railway going to consume vast sums of money and there is only so much money to go around? I suppose that is another deb ...
  Topic: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
Divington_R

Replies: 22
Views: 1777

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:05 pm   Subject: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
For Kidderminster and the Snow Hill lines, the main points seem to be refurb stock (presumably the 170s) and additional stock, and an upgrade for the sunday service (earlier trains and more frequent). ...
  Topic: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
Divington_R

Replies: 22
Views: 1777

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:18 pm   Subject: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
I am reading this change as good news for the area.

A statement by London Midland offers a polite congratulations to the new train company. This is the internet link https://www.londonmidland.com/ ...
  Topic: NYMR Large Lottery Award
Divington_R

Replies: 3
Views: 376

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:25 pm   Subject: NYMR Large Lottery Award
The railway has announced they have secured a £4.6 million award as part of a 'Yorkshire Magnificent Journey' theme. Well done for achieving such a large amount of funds.

I understand the railway w ...
  Topic: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
Divington_R

Replies: 229
Views: 44093

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:19 pm   Subject: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
Dear Patrick, thank you for raising my enquiry with the relevant person(s). I am greatful for your assistance and guidance on how to ask this sort of question.
  Topic: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
Divington_R

Replies: 229
Views: 44093

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:12 am   Subject: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
Well were are now over half way through 2017. Can the passenger numbers achieved so far this year be shared with everyone? It would be useful to know if the numbers are above or below whatever target ...
  Topic: Mainline - 6Z63 Donny - SVR 25 July 2017
Divington_R

Replies: 14
Views: 818

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:20 pm   Subject: Mainline - 6Z63 Donny - SVR 25 July 2017
It's 66763, reported elsewhere.

With 5 biomass hoppers apparently. I am puzzled as to what this train is all about. Can someone help me to understand please?
  Topic: Evening DMU Photography Shoot: 29 September 2017
Divington_R

Replies: 1
Views: 75

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:17 am   Subject: Evening DMU Photography Shoot: 29 September 2017
Web admin note: Split from the earlier ‘Evening DMU Photography Shoot: 24 February 2017’ to capture the additional event planned for September.
PJ July 2017.
Previous storyline on http://forum.svr ...
  Topic: Class 33 33108
Divington_R

Replies: 8
Views: 646

PostForum: Motive Power - Diesel   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:10 am   Subject: Class 33 33108
I filmed 33108 today and thought I'd better edit out part of it, but when I viewed it on my pc I realised what was happening - the buffers were being set back, or whatever the term is, to use the buck ...
  Topic: Where have you seen, or not seen, SVR brochures?
Divington_R

Replies: 68
Views: 14408

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:42 am   Subject: Where have you seen, or not seen, SVR brochures?
This does not appear to be a popular discussion subject which I do find a little puzzling as paper based publicity must surely still be of value?

So to my first(!) observation for 2017 (we are more ...
  Topic: Mainline - DRS Loco/Belle moves to/from SVR
Divington_R

Replies: 57
Views: 7878

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:21 pm   Subject: Mainline - DRS Loco/Belle moves to/from SVR
Does the Northern Belle train ever take time out and have a sort of 'close season', like fishing and football, or is it an all year round operation? I am guessing both the train itself and the staff n ...
  Topic: Class 33 33108
Divington_R

Replies: 8
Views: 646

PostForum: Motive Power - Diesel   Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:59 pm   Subject: Re: Class 33 33108
33108 was sat in the yard at Highley today. Has it been here ever since the Spring Diesel Festival, or did it go and come back? Any news on how long it's here for? Dear Robin, out of interest I spent ...
  Topic: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Divington_R

Replies: 34
Views: 5232

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:33 pm   Subject: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Looks good.

I see a 200m train is marked on the plans, does that mean the loop might be signalled to allow trains to pass? From the write up on svrwagons it doesn't appear so, but it's just a thoug ...
  Topic: Mainline - DRS Loco/Belle moves to/from SVR
Divington_R

Replies: 57
Views: 7878

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:43 pm   Subject: Mainline - DRS Loco/Belle moves to/from SVR
Does the Northern Belle train ever take time out and have a sort of 'close season', like fishing and football, or is it an all year round operation? I am guessing both the train itself and the staff n ...
  Topic: Making use of national retailers?
Divington_R

Replies: 0
Views: 308

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:33 pm   Subject: Making use of national retailers?
On my recent travels I have found that Argos, the retailer, offers a family steam train gift experience day out for £39. Likewise, Morrisons, the supermarket chain, offer something similar for two peo ...
 
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