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  Topic: 2019 Severn Valley Venturer
threelinkdave

Replies: 9
Views: 527

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:57 pm   Subject: 2019 Severn Valley Venturer
The VV has over wintered at Kidder' I am guarding an ECS move tomorrow of the VV and M (7) ready for the weekend
  Topic: Christmas 2018
threelinkdave

Replies: 26
Views: 4199

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:01 am   Subject: Re: Santa 2018
Crying or Very sad I think that the booking fee for every ticket is wrong. The Railway implies on most occasions, that if you book early on the web that you save money,,,fine,,,but then the saving is wiped out by ...
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
threelinkdave

Replies: 1253
Views: 391048

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:02 pm   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Regarding the reference to the concrete pad by the boiler shop crossing.

There is a video on YouTube showing 2857 being unloaded on the pad after a prolonged reversal up the Station Lane. Either th ...
  Topic: Restoration of 1910 Toplight 2426
threelinkdave

Replies: 2
Views: 512

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:57 pm   Subject: Re: Restoration of 1910 Toplight 2426
The GW(SVR)A are progressing 2426 restoration alongside 4786 but with a lower priority. It is also a much bigger job as all the compartments and toilet walls were removed wjen it was converted into a ...
  Topic: Father Brown Stories: 07 January 2019
threelinkdave

Replies: 3
Views: 1030

PostForum: In the Media   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:24 pm   Subject: Father Brown Stories: 07 January 2019
Anew series on BBC daytime - first episode featured a tso but more importantly one of our inspection saloons(OBO) stationary outside Bewdley tunnel
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
threelinkdave

Replies: 1253
Views: 391048

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:04 am   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Its rather sad but one of the tap top butons which indicates hot / cold has already gone missing
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
threelinkdave

Replies: 1253
Views: 391048

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:52 am   Subject: Re: Bridgnorth Station Redevelopment: 2012 Onwards
On my visit yesterday the new car park was open. The pedestrian exit is temporarily signposted down the public footpath between the access road and the rear of the houses. It would not be suitable for ...
  Topic: Mainline - London to SVR & Worcester 30 March 2019
threelinkdave

Replies: 3
Views: 780

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:59 am   Subject: Mainline - London to SVR & Worcester 30 March 2019
It seems we are not a big enough an attraction to warant a through train. Both Swanage and Minehead are favoured with through trains
  Topic: Velo Birmingham 2019 (was 2018)
threelinkdave

Replies: 6
Views: 1663

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:04 pm   Subject: Velo Birmingham 2019 (was 2018)
I like cycling and I like the idea of this run and I don't want to appear miserable but I'm not at all happy. The main road just a few yards from my house which I need to get anywhere will be closed f ...
  Topic: Tyseley and the SVR
threelinkdave

Replies: 15
Views: 4278

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:13 am   Subject: Tyseley and the SVR
RTT has it doing a shuttle to Tysley sidings

http://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/search/advanced/BMO/2018/11/29/0000-2359?stp=S&show=all&order=wtt
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
threelinkdave

Replies: 1253
Views: 391048

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:03 am   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
https://svrbridgnorth.wordpress.com/2018/03/25/drinks-on-the-terrace/

Great idea for a roundhouse, but not sure what you mean by the main water tank hedge. If you mean an area on the north side of ...
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
threelinkdave

Replies: 1253
Views: 391048

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:29 pm   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Thank Robin

One final observation on the GM's reference to direct access to the turntable.

It has long been proposed that the back road behind platform 2 be reconnected to provide greater operat ...
  Topic: 2019 Special Events and having sufficient volunteers
threelinkdave

Replies: 13
Views: 1920

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:56 pm   Subject: 2019 Special Events and having sufficient volunteers
There is quite a lot of events and may put quite a strain on staff and crews. In 2018 there were quite a few last minute filling of vacancies in the guards dept
  Topic: Rail Engineer magazine: October 2018
threelinkdave

Replies: 1
Views: 1071

PostForum: In the Media   Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:56 am   Subject: Rail Engineer magazine: October 2018
It is good to see that others see the competence exhibited by staff and volunteers. Whilst we should give ourselves a pat on the back we need to remain vigilant as the railway can bite you on the bum ...
  Topic: What's the minimum needed to become a working member?
threelinkdave

Replies: 3
Views: 964

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:45 am   Subject: Re: What's the minimum needed to become a working member?
I've spoken to a couple of people recently who have expressed an interest in volunteering on the SVR.
Was I right in telling them that all they needed to do was join the SVR as a member, then turn up ...
 
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