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  Topic: SDR 'Holey Floor' incident: 22 June 2017
Divington_R

Replies: 5
Views: 1207

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:01 am   Subject: SDR 'Holey Floor' incident: 22 June 2017
The investigator's final report has been issued and mentions a number of problems. A most frightening and traumatic experience for the family having a ride on a steam train.
  Topic: Mainline - Dereham to SVR 24 January 2018 37688?
Divington_R

Replies: 10
Views: 1218

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:15 am   Subject: Mainline - Dereham to SVR 24 January 2018 37688?
Does this income go back into the diesel shed upkeep or to the railway generally?
  Topic: Fares thread: 2018
Divington_R

Replies: 19
Views: 1523

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: Fares thread: 2018
As a senior I am not happy our cheaper fare has gone.

I notice the full line ticket automatically includes entrance to the Highley Centre. Could a new ticket that excludes the Centre be introduced? ...
  Topic: Bridgnorth Town Footbridge
Divington_R

Replies: 4
Views: 787

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:41 am   Subject: Bridgnorth Town Footbridge
The failure sounds as if it may be expensive to fix. I hope the cash strapped council has some money to fix it.
  Topic: Fares thread: 2018
Divington_R

Replies: 19
Views: 1523

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:45 pm   Subject: Re: 2018 fares
Apologies if I have missed this elsewhere on the site. Fares for 2018 are now online at Dear JHope, can you tell me how much the fare has gone up by since last year?
  Topic: Vandalism to SVR coaching stock
Divington_R

Replies: 15
Views: 2325

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:05 am   Subject: Vandalism to SVR coaching stock
Also an article in the Shropshire Star, although don't look too closely at the spelling and grammar!

https://www.shropshirestar.com/entertainment/attractions/2018/01/04/dozens-of-workers-start-svr- ...
  Topic: Shed space - could stock be kept more under cover, and how?
Divington_R

Replies: 32
Views: 2201

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:54 am   Subject: Shed space - could stock be kept more under cover, and how?
It's a chilly April day. Your two rakes of coaches are in the shed at Eardington and your first train leaves at 10.20. You also have a steam loco to despatch to the south end to pick up the second ser ...
  Topic: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
Divington_R

Replies: 232
Views: 53606

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:01 am   Subject: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
Another year begins and time to reflect on how well heritage railways performed in 2017. I assume the SVR numbers will follow in due course but it is noted that the GWR Boardroom Blog on their web pag ...
  Topic: Shed space - could stock be kept more under cover, and how?
Divington_R

Replies: 32
Views: 2201

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:38 pm   Subject: Shed space - could stock be kept more under cover, and how?
Sorry, I am a little behind on this debate. Going back a few entries on carriage storage and looking purely at Bridgnorth. I feel this needs further exploration.

From the strategic point of view co ...
  Topic: Vandalism to SVR coaching stock
Divington_R

Replies: 15
Views: 2325

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:30 pm   Subject: Vandalism to SVR coaching stock
It was saddening to see this on Boxing Day Morning.Is there any indication on how long it will take to remove the paint damage and the likely cost?
  Topic: Shed space - could stock be kept more under cover, and how?
Divington_R

Replies: 32
Views: 2201

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:55 pm   Subject: Shed space - could stock be kept more under cover, and how?
Taking a high level view, would it possible to identify the total number of carriages in use on the SVR and subtract from that figure the capacity of the shed at at kidderminster? Then the size of the ...
  Topic: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Divington_R

Replies: 38
Views: 7842

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:07 pm   Subject: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Sorry but we are taking all of the available space!Dear haynes_m, thank you for that information. My concern is the remainder of the carriages that cannot get into Kidderminster shed that are left ou ...
  Topic: West Midlands Trains: 10 December 2017 - April 2026
Divington_R

Replies: 33
Views: 4535

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:59 am   Subject: West Midlands Trains: 10 December 2017 - April 2026
On my recent travels I have yet to see a train in the new colour scheme. Snow Hill station has had some money spent on it with numerous information signs in the new orange - purple company colours plu ...
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Divington_R

Replies: 1011
Views: 305151

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:15 pm   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
The progress report from Mr Bond says that the building will be brought into use with temporary roofing, pending the delivery next march of the slates.

The Glos-Warks new station building at Broadw ...
  Topic: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
Divington_R

Replies: 38
Views: 7842

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:56 pm   Subject: Foley Park Sugar Beet Sidings: Possible Goods Shed.
With reference to clarifying the location of the proposed SVR Wagon site -

It might be useful if someone with the necessary expertise could post here the developer's plan for the Sugar Beet develop ...
 
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