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  Topic: Old photos - Dowles Bridge & the Tenbury line
Robin

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PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:58 pm   Subject: Old photos - Dowles Bridge & the Tenbury line
Cleobury Mortimer, undated, and no explanation of why all the doors are open lots of smartly dressed men are getting off at ground level and walking back to the platform either.
Probably the SLS Spec ...
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Robin

Replies: 930
Views: 281012

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:30 pm   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
If the full share offer amount is not raised, does anyone happen to know which of the other aims (after the station building) will take precedence? -Turntable or car-park improvement/extension?
I for ...
  Topic: Old photos - Highley
Robin

Replies: 10
Views: 1117

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:49 pm   Subject: Old photos - Highley
I note that several of the coal wagons in the yard have their side doors open, and that one appears to be partly unloaded. Would this be for railway use (e.g. the signal box), or did a coal merchant o ...
  Topic: Carriage questions. 25771 and the Shrewsbury Saloon
Robin

Replies: 8
Views: 626

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:55 pm   Subject: Carriage questions. 25771 and the Shrewsbury Saloon
Hugh McQuade's article in SVR News 155 referred to its role as District Civil Engineer's mobile offices, however a letter from David Giddins in SVR News 154 referred to the 'Manager's Saloon'. I've up ...
  Topic: Old photos - Ironbridge
Robin

Replies: 54
Views: 3929

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:13 pm   Subject: Old photos - Ironbridge
Yes, not the first time I've been caught out by a modern B&W photo. See Danny's post above.
I've now edited the caption, although was it 2009 or 2016?2009.
http://www.sixbellsjunction.co.uk/00s/ ...
  Topic: Bewdley road closures 24 September 2017 (Gala weekend)
Robin

Replies: 31
Views: 3476

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:47 pm   Subject: Bewdley road closures 24 September 2017 (Gala weekend)
No problem, from the north they can use the overflow carpark which is larger and accessed from Rufford Road, which you can get to from Lye, Dudley, Stourbridge town centre and anywhere else to the nor ...
  Topic: Looking ahead to the 2018 Special Events
Robin

Replies: 5
Views: 818

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:25 pm   Subject: Looking ahead to the 2018 Special Events
Goods Gala and Small Engine weekend sound like two good ideas for something different.
  Topic: Copyfraud
Robin

Replies: 1
Views: 410

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:25 am   Subject: Copyfraud
PM sent.
  Topic: Class 33 33108
Robin

Replies: 8
Views: 928

PostForum: Motive Power - Diesel   Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:29 pm   Subject: Class 33 33108
Thanks all.
  Topic: Class 33 33108
Robin

Replies: 8
Views: 928

PostForum: Motive Power - Diesel   Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:21 pm   Subject: 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?
  Topic: SVR website - Part 12: 2017
Robin

Replies: 62
Views: 7609

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:42 pm   Subject: SVR website - Part 12: 2017
One other thought. 1501 (built in 1949) is described as Ex-BR [Great Western Railway design]. Should 43106 and 46443 (both built in the 1950s) therefore be described as Ex-BR [London Midland & Sc ...
  Topic: The 12.30 off Kidder today: 10 June 2017
Robin

Replies: 10
Views: 1261

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:34 am   Subject: The 12.30 off Kidder today: 10 June 2017
You will have to excuse my ignorance, but what's meant by "obbo" ?Shorthand for Observation saloon, an additional carriage added to one end of a carriage set for special parties etc. The S ...
  Topic: The 12.30 off Kidder today: 10 June 2017
Robin

Replies: 10
Views: 1261

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:35 pm   Subject: The 12.30 off Kidder today: 10 June 2017
Meet the Locos described BN1 as C(7)/C(7)+80972/C(7), so the loco swap was presumably used to attach the obbo after the first leg as described.

The afternoon was rather more mundane. I was on BN1 ...
  Topic: Mainline - 66753 arrived for convoy
Robin

Replies: 5
Views: 863

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:49 pm   Subject: Mainline - 66753 arrived for convoy
Pending an answer from our correspondent on the Dark Side, from this view in google maps it looks like an open box carrying a pipeline (possible water?) across the railway.

https://tinyurl.com/ycsj ...
  Topic: Old photos - Ironbridge
Robin

Replies: 54
Views: 3929

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:16 pm   Subject: Old photos - Ironbridge
Jackfield c1950, not much railway content, just a signal in the distance.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4217/34969073761_789f28e44c_z.jpgPresumably taken before the 1952 landslip. The signal on the ...
 
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