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    The Day Britain Stopped BBC Mockumentery a question

    Evening everyone. 10 years ago, in 2003 the BBC aired a mockumentary called "The Day Britain Stopped", which was about a fictional transport meltdown across the UK caused by a nationwide railway strike. I'm not going to spoil the plot for those who haven't watched it, I recommend it, makes a...
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    Various rail programmes from days gone by

    Hi all... As promised in an earlier thread, I have started to recover some railway/LUL programmes recorded off the TV on VHS onto the computer! I now have a couple of programmes on my youtube channel, and hopefully some more to follow soon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= Starting with "Night...
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    Three Way Splits

    Hi All This December timetable change sees a change to a particular service, the 1732 from London Bridge to Horsham/Tonbridge, currently a 12 car 377, splitting at Redhill, front 8 coaches to Horsham, rear 4 to Tonbridge. This change will now add a portion for Reigate, which means the service...
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    The Only Way is Essex 07/02/12

    This was a trip with two main objectives: *To clear several branches in Essex required for coverage! *Experience travelling with Greater Anglia (or Greater Angular as I kept mispronouncing them as!! I also wanted to clear some Wetherspoons pubs if the plan allowed! The trip started...
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    New East Coast Berwick-London services

    Found this on another forum and thought it was worth mentioning here since nobody else has! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/10302076.stm
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    Question about networkers

    I have been noticing lately on class 465 and 466 networkers, a tiny little white light http://atomicdanny-003.fotopic.net/p52326240.html Look directly above the number "5" in the unit's number and you'll see it. Anyone know what it means, as some units have been going around without that...
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    How many?

    Of the TOCs in this banner don't exist anymore? :lol: I can see 2 interesting overlaps! :D
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    New Chingfinder tours

    THE ANDOVER FIST Saturday 25 October, 2008 AN EASY DAY ‘SPINNER’ FEATURING FIVE LOCOS, MAIN LINES, SECONDARY LINES, FREIGHT LINES, WATERLOO INTERNATIONAL* AND MORE ROUTE AND TRACTION DETAILS GBRf Class 66/7 - Clapham Junction – Staines – Ascot – Wokingham – Reading – Newbury...
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    ENTIRE LLANGOLLEN DIESEL FLEET UP FOR SALE

    Quote: Llangollen Diesels... It has been advised that 20142 25313 37240 46010 and 47449, from the Llangollen Diesel fleet, are being put up for sale to any genuine interested parties with a deadline for registering an interest set for July 31st. Contact should be made via the Llangollen...
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    Chinnor and Risborough Railway

    Due to the line's only operational kettle going pop, the railway will be operating diesel traction tommorow. Quoted from Mr Nicholson on PD forum, it is likely that 31163 and 37219 will be in operation. 31163 1T03 10:30 Chinnor - Thame Junction (10:50 37219 1C04 10:54 Thame Junction -...
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    Look around you.........

    MiMWJ1xBo8w The best approach to Maths etc :lol:
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    London rail goes for a chinese takeaway

    http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23401143-details/Chinese%20to%20run%20major%20parts%20of%20London%20rail%20and%20Tube%20network/article.do It's MTR and Laing for the London rail franchise, incorperating the NLL, WLL and ELLX lines.
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    Diary of a trainspotter!

    http://www.twango.com/media/Babydeltic.public/Babydeltic.10005 ROFL :lol: :lol:
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    How not to do shunting!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vD0ZnNQ6GSo&mode=related&search= Another clip from the fab 1937 film "oh Mr Porter." :lol: Imagine how ****ed the HSE would be if they saw this happening, 70 years later :lol:
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    Hellfire kettle!

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=RELnmRJIe4Y&mode=related&search= Blimey, you get you head smacked if you lean out too!
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    Tired of Trainspotting?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwEVzOegqzw So why not try train ignoring!
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    ECML upgrades (what we could've had.)

    I was looking through Rail 377 (Febuary 23rd-March 7th 2000) and it had a feature on ECML upgrades. Some of these upgrades included: Flyover at Newark, to replace the current flat crossing, allowing more trains to run on the Nottingham-Lincoln and ECML respectively. Remodelling lines at...
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    Dreadful land

    BR themepark! Come to the BR themepark to relieve the memories of a better railway between 1948 and 1997... Features include: Ghost train-ride a 1st Generation DMU through a "haunted tunnel" Roller coaster-Class 141 pacer running at 75mph over badly maintained jointed track*...
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    FGW Trainset

    i don't think this has been posted already, but found this on another forum. The Complete FIRST GREAT WESTERN train set comprising : 1 x HST set with a disappointing number of second-hand carriages and without restaurant car. 1 x Class 57 GM powered diesel locomotive for pulling the...
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    Stephen parascandolo has died

    My thoughts go to him and his family. RIP 1980-2007

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