Tag Archives: railway

Virgin on the unreadable?

An article in the papers today caught my eye: Virgin West Coast train firm stops selling Daily Mail Virgin Trains has announced that it has stopped selling the Daily Mail newspaper on its West Coast trains. A spokesperson for Virgin … Continue reading

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Canals, spies & politics – the Crossrails that weren’t built

A very interesting article from the Ianvisits blog.  Crossrail under London is nothing new….. 018 will be the year that Crossrail is completed, and the Elizabeth line is born, yet it could have looked ever so different had previous plans … Continue reading

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Christmas greetings

Well it’s almost here….  Weeks of manic consumerism culminate in a final spending frenzy.  “Pete 75C” commented on RMWeb…. I thought I’d pop into Tesco at 07:30 to avoid the rush and get a few last minute bits. Good GRIEF. … Continue reading

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The Carters fly east

Before Ian and Lily joined us in Stuttgart, they were in Hong Kong and Japan.  Here are a few of Ian’s holiday snaps…. This one is very familiar to me – a Hong Kong ‘tram jam’.  Still the best value … Continue reading

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Signal failure!

As we get close to Stuttgart, the lounge is full of railway – I couldn’t be bothered to lug it all up to the loft just to bring it back down on Monday.  All is prepared….  we hope!  I’ve even … Continue reading

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Links for the middle of the week

I’ve got a set of photos to post from the excellent Farnham show, but that will have to wait till later in the week.  For now, here are some of the links that I’ve come across recently. If you are … Continue reading

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Ron flies east #2

More from our European rambler, who has reached Germany.  Day 2…. Rail trip to Cochem. Photos show inside and outside of station plus train at platform and Cochem’s road train After time looking round town we were taken to a … Continue reading

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