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  Topic: Xmas lights on trains
Graham

Replies: 8
Views: 2433

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:59 pm   Subject: Xmas lights on trains
Videos of the Dartmouth Train Of Lights are starting to appear on YouTube now.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc1muTVruXQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKtE-nKtGZQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch? ...
  Topic: Velo Birmingham 2019 (was 2018)
Graham

Replies: 6
Views: 1184

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:27 pm   Subject: Velo Birmingham 2019 (was 2018)
Could be worse, you could live down Northwood Lane.
It was closed three times in one week earlier this year, one of those times for over three hours. All without prior warning and with no alternative ...
  Topic: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
Graham

Replies: 20
Views: 1506

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:11 pm   Subject: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
Sheet number 3 is interesting in that the boundary follows the Hartlebury line, with the Kidderminster line apparently outside the GWR boundary.
Sheet number 2 shows the boundary as it should be, al ...
  Topic: Eardington Halt
Graham

Replies: 24
Views: 9161

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:15 am   Subject: Eardington Halt
There's not much information on the planning documents that I can find.

From the "4.6 Railway Connection
4.6.1 It is understood that the developer is in negotiation for the existing railway s ...
  Topic: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
Graham

Replies: 20
Views: 1506

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:45 am   Subject: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
Here we go, the whole lot available for download.
https://postimg.cc/gallery/1t2gmp9jy/
The ones with the longer titles were PDFs and appear to have been scanned as they are better quality. I've con ...
  Topic: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
Graham

Replies: 20
Views: 1506

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:46 pm   Subject: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
As ever, the maps raise more questions than they answer.
Why was W.J.S. Banbury given permission to erect an aerial and poles, apparently on the roof of Bewdley platform canopy, and why was that one ...
  Topic: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
Graham

Replies: 20
Views: 1506

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:37 pm   Subject: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
The Ordnance Survey's 6" and 25" map series' weren't completed until the 1890s. I can't find a date of publication on the plans, but I suspect they predate the OS maps, although I don't know ...
  Topic: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
Graham

Replies: 20
Views: 1506

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:08 pm   Subject: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
After a brief email exchange with The National Archives, it seems that as I couldn't provide the original reference numbers for the maps, and there's probably more than one copy in existence anyway, i ...
  Topic: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
Graham

Replies: 20
Views: 1506

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:41 pm   Subject: Kidderminster sand used at Swindon Foundry?
I've been given digital copies of the original plans for part of the Severn Valley Railway. I'm currently waiting for a reply from the National Archives to clarify the copyright status of them before ...
  Topic: Christmas 2018
Graham

Replies: 22
Views: 2408

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:28 pm   Subject: Christmas 2018
How come the people criticising the pricing structure have waited till now to say anything? Why didn't they suggest these changes before the tickets first went on sale?
  Topic: Christmas 2018
Graham

Replies: 22
Views: 2408

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:19 am   Subject: Christmas 2018
5pm on Friday.

https://i.postimg.cc/6pfpTW5B/Santa-sales-24-11-18am.jpg

I make that at least 550 tickets sold, or about 1/4 of those remaining.
  Topic: Christmas 2018
Graham

Replies: 22
Views: 2408

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:13 am   Subject: Christmas 2018
Isn't it normal in business to have closing down sales and last minute offers that risk disgruntling earlier customers?
With only a week to go, there's still at least 800 unsold tickets for December ...
  Topic: Xmas lights on trains
Graham

Replies: 8
Views: 2433

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:04 pm   Subject: Xmas lights on trains
Bearing in mind that on the one hand, the SVR's own Santa Specials are already almost sold out, while on the other, there's nothing else running after dark on those dates, I thought the Dartmouth Stea ...
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Graham

Replies: 1195
Views: 369206

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:37 pm   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
By the time you've dug out enough ground for a roundhouse, you might as well go with my earlier suggestion for a triangle in a cutting, which would provide both locomotive turning and run round facili ...
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Graham

Replies: 1195
Views: 369206

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:43 am   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Direct link to the [url=https://pa.shropshire.gov.uk/online-applications/files/1813EDBA5A0107C300A2DCC252943EE7/pdf/18_05183_FUL-EXISTING_AND_PROPOSED_LOCATION_PLANS-3457055.pdf]Existing and proposed ...
 
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