That is your view sir. If it wasn't for the Military you wouldn't be here today.
The defence of the realm is the first priority of any government.
The railway kept the military runnig during two world wars. They have every right to have "themes" on todays railway.
Just back from a walk over the Canterbury line as Ashford.
Saw that both 1J45 (15:43 Ashford to St Pancras) and 1J42 (15:52 Ashford to Margate) were 12 cars. Is this a bank holiday weekend thing or normal for a Sunday?
Also Open time trains showed 1J42 departing from platform 4 as against 6...
Anyone found the most consistent aircon?
All my years of commuting on HS1 on a 395 i never came across a failure. OK not every trip was in high summer but those that were i cannot remember a warm trip.
Reminds me of Japanese and Korean hire cars in the Med which basically threw ice cubes at...
Was very common at Penzance prior to HST introduction. The 08 shunter would pull the stock out to a siding just beyond the platforms, the loco would then proceed to Long Rock depot then the 08 would propel the coaches back into the platform.
Was in Austrailia in 2004 travelling from Sydney to Perth on the Indian Pacific.
As we were all getting back on after the stop at Kalgoorlie,two officers followed a chap on board and carted him away. The train then promptly carried on its way.
Not sure what he had done.
Can somebody confirm that the power car has left CLC (Castle Cary).
The previous posts seem a bit vague. (no it's an engineering train?) and went to Taunton first.
If it was in the North siding (west of the car park and platform 1) and ajacent to the up main (eg direct to Westbury)...
Indeed. Travelled from Dover to Paris in 1988 or 89 for a long weekend.
SRN4 hovercraft to Boulogne and then Turbotrain to Gare du Nord. There was a station at the hoverport called Boulogne Aeroglisseur purely for the hovercraft.
Gas turbines all the way from Dover to Paris.