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Here are the last 25 comments that people have left on the site.

  • 041418

    17 April 2018 - Andrew Martin

    Inside restoration shed 14/4/18

  • 511023

    16 April 2018 - Shane Wilton

    Departed the Electric Railway Museum 16th April

  • 041695

    13 April 2018 - Rich Mackin

    The grounded body of this and 041696 were still at Darlington until at least September 1996. Not sure when they eventually met their end.

  • 042236

    12 April 2018 - Greg Hartle

    I'll be passing the yards on Saturday, is it viewable from off the train?

  • 042236

    12 April 2018 - Andrew Briddon

    Now sold by DB - expected to be collected early May.

  • 6358

    12 April 2018 - Andrew Briddon

    Was told that all 4 of the Mk4 barriers at Longtown are going to CF Booths for scrap - at least 2 moved already.

  • 321108

    4 April 2018 - David Warby

    Found a photo of this vehicle here: https://flic.kr/p/7CKkUU

  • 320614

    4 April 2018 - David Warby

    Photo here, taken in 1969: https://flic.kr/p/25PMHxT

    Shows the vehicle at Cambridge marked 'Medical Department Eastern Region', 'Medical Coach'.

  • 395345

    2 April 2018 - Greg Hartle

    This vehicle has been returned to use for some time and carries it's original identity 7828

  • 977186

    2 April 2018 - Greg Hartle

    This vehicle has been returned to use for some time, carrying it's original identity SC 1835

  • 975568

    31 March 2018 - Ben Williams

    Still present today at the old station B&B.

  • 975076

    30 March 2018 - Shane Wilton

    It is to be rebuilt as a standard BSK for use in a dining train. Shame really as itís a unique vehicle and was in largely original condition and almost complete bar a few seats in a couple of compartments. Still had toilet roll and soap in the toilet! I did try to save it but was too late by a few weeks.

  • 395666

    19 March 2018 - John Hall

    The vehicle was sent to King Snailwell in July 1979.

  • DB966513

    17 March 2018 - John Hall

    DB966513 I have it built in 1880 and condemned at Watford C&W in period 4/76. It was sold for scrap from the LMR Region in period 13/76. Bob Wallace records it as a ZRO ZR309A design code.

  • 041266

    17 March 2018 - John Hall

    LMS Wagon M196637 built 1932 to Lot 618 to LMS Diagram 1830 Goods Van was initially condemned at Stourton C&W in period 12/64 (circa Feb 1964) and transferred to the departmental fleet at the same location in period 22/65 (circa August 1965). It survived until a second condemnation in February 1981 at Wakefield Kirkgate when it was transferred to the internal number series as 041536. Roger Butcher recorded in his Rail magazine column that due to an error the vehicle was issued the number 041266 duplicating an earlier vehicle and should be 041536 NOT 041266 so I believe the box van referred to should be M196637 that became 041266/041536 and was scrapped at Wakefield (Withams) by H.T.Cartwright in June 1982

  • DB966513

    17 March 2018 - Jon Horswell

    Any steam buffs around able to identify a possible origin for this tender. It looks very vintage to me, and I assume that it would have had a centre set of wheels.

  • 977965

    14 March 2018 - Vince

    309624 is now at the Lavender Line. Think this was 960102?

  • 041266

    12 March 2018 - Ben Williams

    042166 or 041266?

  • 041535

    12 March 2018 - Ben Williams

    042165 or 041265?

  • DB966513

    12 March 2018 - Ben Williams

    I don't have many details for this number series but thought photo may be of interest. Looks like the use of this number was duplicated on both vehicles.

  • unknown

    12 March 2018 - Ben Williams

    I can't list it unless I know a number!

  • 041535

    10 March 2018 - Paul Walter Bartlett

    I don't believe this entry by Charles Best. On 28/06/1981 this wagon was numbered 042165 E632438 a GER van when at Wakefield Kirkgate on 28/06/81.

  • 041266

    10 March 2018 - Paul Walter Bartlett

    The number 042166 appears to have been used twice. I have looked at my notebook, as well as my photos and the use of 042166 written on M196637 is clear. The wagon alongside it at Wakefield Kirkgate on 28 June 1981 was 042165.

  • DB966513

    10 March 2018 - Paul Walter Bartlett

    Confusingly it doesn't seem possible to find this on the site as the number goes to 968010 a snowplough.

    I saw this sludge tender at Watford Junction 10/07/76 when it was marked Cond.

  • unknown

    10 March 2018 - Paul Walter Bartlett

    Sorry, I cannot see how to find this wagon on the site. This was in Skelton on 9 April 1978.