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

Replies: 29
Views: 3211

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:48 pm   Subject: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
The BBC news page has published a farewell piece called "The moments London Midland passengers will not forget". This can be read from my hyperlink http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42284 ...
  Topic: West Midlands Trains: 10 December 2017 - April 2026
Divington_R

Replies: 30
Views: 2678

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:10 pm   Subject: West Midlands Trains: 10 December 2017 - April 2026
Dear Dave, A really good question and I do not have the answer. If it is genuine the train seems to be running before London Midland hand their keys back! Needs an expert eye looking at the photograph ...
  Topic: Steam locomotive mileages
Divington_R

Replies: 4
Views: 257

PostForum: Motive Power - Steam   Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:06 pm   Subject: Re: Loco mileages
https://www.svrwiki.com/Severn_Valley_Railway_Timeline_2010-2019#Locomotives_used is updates with mileages from SVR News for 2016.

Noticeable is the total mileage has risen each year 2013-16, aroun ...
  Topic: West Midlands Trains: 10 December 2017 - April 2026
Divington_R

Replies: 30
Views: 2678

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:55 pm   Subject: West Midlands Trains: 10 December 2017 - April 2026
There is a photograph of a 'West Midlands Trains' train at Smethwick Galton Bridge station in the Express and Star. The article can be looked at by using this hyperlink https://www.expressandstar.com/ ...
  Topic: North of Bridgnorth: 2005 onwards
Divington_R

Replies: 1040
Views: 407808

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:29 pm   Subject: North of Bridgnorth: 2005 onwards
I am not fully sure if this article in the newspaper is totally relevant but it does talk about, quote, 'A railway line in Ironbridge could be reconnected to the mainline at Telford Central and beyond ...
  Topic: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
Divington_R

Replies: 29
Views: 3211

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:25 am   Subject: London Midland contract award: 2015 - December 2017
So it will soon be time to say 'au revoir mon ami' to London Midland. Thank you for getting me around the Midlands over the years. Could it be that we we will see you again in 7 years time or so?
  Topic: West Midlands Trains: 10 December 2017 - April 2026
Divington_R

Replies: 30
Views: 2678

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:20 am   Subject: West Midlands Trains: 10 December 2017 - April 2026
Well, only another week until the new train company appears (whatever they will be called!).
This is what Abellio are telling Stakeholders, Subject to the usual caveats.
Train services
December 201 ...
  Topic: Class 55 D9016 Gordon Highlander
Divington_R

Replies: 8
Views: 588

PostForum: Motive Power - Diesel   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:09 am   Subject: Class 55 D9016 Gordon Highlander
http://www.wnxx.com/

See above site for details of what it is.

Also a link from a month ago

http://royalscotsgrey.com/0/2017/10/19/update-on-locos/

Not sure what the latest news is.Dear Sh ...
  Topic: The Railwayman's Arms
Divington_R

Replies: 2
Views: 394

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:07 am   Subject: The Railwayman's Arms
I see they are open at lunchtime on Christmas Day.
  Topic: Class 55 D9016 Gordon Highlander
Divington_R

Replies: 8
Views: 588

PostForum: Motive Power - Diesel   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:46 pm   Subject: Class 55 D9016 Gordon Highlander
Dear 'whizzo1056', Sorry, I am unable to answer your question but would like to understand a little more please. Is the locomotive now sold or is the repair necessary before it can be offered for sale ...
  Topic: Lots of SVR Santa adverts on Realtime Trains site
Divington_R

Replies: 4
Views: 347

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:22 pm   Subject: Lots of SVR Santa adverts on Realtime Trains site
Dear Both, the advert on my screen is for iFitness, Tune your Body! At my age, pah, not a chance!
  Topic: Brake van rides behind GWR 813: 25 November 2017
Divington_R

Replies: 40
Views: 6952

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:48 am   Subject: Brake van rides behind GWR 813: 25 November 2017
Dear Graham, I wondered how well the guards van ride offer is being taken up? What if someone was to make a last minute decision to take up a ride could they turn up on the day?
  Topic: Train plaque question
Divington_R

Replies: 2
Views: 374

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:39 am   Subject: Train plaque question
Dear Sharpo, thank you for the suggested suppliers, this is just what I was looking for. They do look good!
  Topic: Train plaque question
Divington_R

Replies: 2
Views: 374

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:48 pm   Subject: Train plaque question
I don't know if the forum is the right place for this question but who knows? Does anyone know how much it would cost to buy a plaque type board that is sometimes seen on the front of a train? A typic ...
  Topic: Belmond Northern Belle Maintenance Base
Divington_R

Replies: 31
Views: 5829

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:22 pm   Subject: Belmond Northern Belle Maintenance Base
Mrs D came back from Yorkshire with this newspaper for me. I managed to find it on the internet and it adds some detail about what is going on with the Pullman train. The article can be found on this ...
 
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