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  Topic: Flying Scotsman in 2017

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PostForum: Motive Power - Steam   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:08 pm   Subject: Flying Scotsman in 2017
Web admin note: Split from the ‘Flying Scotsman for 2016 Autumn Gala’ thread to form the 2017 discussion.
PJ September 2017.

Has the Scotsman bubbl ...
  Topic: On the Buses: 10 September 2017

Replies: 17
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PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:51 am   Subject: On the Buses: 10 September 2017
I have been thinking about this situation. How about this as a suggestion?

In summary there are two bus shows on the same day, one in Birmingham the other at Bewdley. A distance apart of some 20 mi ...
  Topic: More Diesel turns?

Replies: 16
Views: 1311

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:58 am   Subject: More Diesel turns?
I always find the discussion around diesel turns an interesting one and I suppose here isn't the best place to discuss it to a full extent. It's important that we maintain large amounts of steam, beca ...
  Topic: More Diesel turns?

Replies: 16
Views: 1311

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:46 am   Subject: More Diesel turns?
Alternativly a dispensation to haul heavier loads could be given. When we had a loco failure 7714 was given a dispensation for 7 for'238t 7714 is of course in A1 condition and handled the weight with ...
  Topic: 45110 and August 1968 / 2018

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PostForum: Motive Power - Steam   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:06 pm   Subject: 45110 and August 1968 / 2018
Are there any members of the "Master Neverers" who still have connections with the railway today? I believe it was them who were responsible for the condition that the Black 5's were turned ...
  Topic: Harriers Leaving Aggborough

Replies: 16
Views: 1428

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:17 am   Subject: Harriers Leaving Aggborough
Remember the problems we had when the boilershop was first proposed at Bridgnorth.

I'm sure that the powers that be will have taken some professional advice over this to protect our interests.
  Topic: NYMR - Vandalism on LNER teak set: 23 July 2017

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PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:57 pm   Subject: NYMR - Vandalism on LNER teak set: 23 July 2017
Very sad business.
I guess the setting up of an appeal implies that the NYMR do not have insurance cover that will meet the cost of repair.

They may well have insurance in place, but any claim wi ...
  Topic: SVRLive website

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Views: 20990

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:09 pm   Subject: SVRLive website
The 'New' section - the marketing tab links to SVR Locomotives on Tour, and the Diesel shunters tab links to the EMF page (complete with photo of Erlestoke.
  Topic: SDR 'Holey Floor' incident: 22 June 2017

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PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:17 am   Subject: SDR 'Holey Floor' incident: 22 June 2017
None of us can be complacent when it comes to safety, and we must learn from other's misfortunes.

I reiterate Patrick's comments about wishing well to everyone concerned.
  Topic: Autumn Steam Gala: 21 to 24 September 2017

Replies: 26
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PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 12:32 pm   Subject: Autumn Steam Gala: 21 to 24 September 2017
I see the first visitor has been announced - Schools Class 'Repton' from the NYMR (assuming her overhaul is completed in time) Can we hire the Maunsell coaches from the Bluebell to match?
  Topic: Rail Safety Solutions

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Views: 573

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 1:15 pm   Subject: Rail Safety Solutions
Does anyone know when RSS will be taking over the Stourport branch stub?

After the initial euphoria it seems to have gone very quiet.
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment

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PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:29 pm   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment
Hmmm. I'm no builder, but if it is inadvisable to lay a concrete slab when temperatures might fall below 5 degrees, then why on earth would anyone plan on doing such work between November and march a ...
  Topic: Old photos - Ironbridge

Replies: 44
Views: 3183

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:25 pm   Subject: Old photos - Ironbridge
Not railway pictures, but with the recent photos of concreting at Bridgnorth, I thought these might be of interest for comparison. Undated , but construction of Ironbridge B began in 1963 and it was c ...
  Topic: TV Filming

Replies: 46
Views: 18937

PostForum: In the Media   Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:09 am   Subject: TV Filming
SVR on C4 tonight (Sunday 5th March) 8pm then on All4 the cartographer made an error? Im sure I saw Bridgewater shown ...
  Topic: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards

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Views: 46083

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:31 am   Subject: Passenger Numbers: 2014 onwards
Just announced passenger number for 2016 was 252,330. This figureis adjusted to reflect concessionary travel, shareholders etc

Good figures, on the face of it. But only 330 more than 2005, and tha ...
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