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by chason
19:38 Saturday 1st October 2016
Forum: Planes
Topic: Aircraft at (Showbus), I.W.M. Duxford 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2739

Re: Aircraft at (Showbus), I.W.M. Duxford 2014

I am not really into planes but I've very much enjoyed looking at this superb collection of pictures of some fascinating looking aircraft. Thanks Tim.
by chason
19:22 Thursday 29th September 2016
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Diamond in and around Bromsgrove.
Replies: 34
Views: 13369

Re: Diamond in and around Bromsgrove.

The 202 seems to be pretty much exclusively Solo operated these days although I haven't seen it at peak times.
by chason
08:23 Tuesday 27th September 2016
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Redditch Standard Front Page
Replies: 2
Views: 1937

Re: Redditch Standard Front Page

I'm not close enough to things to know whether he was making a real difference but it sounds from the comments in the press that things were improving. A pity therefore that he's gone with the job unfinished. Of course, it could just be that he's had a better offer from elsewhere but, on the other h...
by chason
09:19 Tuesday 13th September 2016
Forum: Trains
Topic: Smoking Tornado in Worcester this afternoon.
Replies: 2
Views: 1605

Re: Smoking Tornado in Worcester this afternoon.

Thanks for the pictures, Tim.

Look forward to seeing it on the SVR next week when we are booked on one of the Flying Scotsman departures, unfortunately at 08:20 a.m. but we are having a breakfast hamper so should be good.
by chason
09:05 Wednesday 31st August 2016
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Difficult times?
Replies: 4
Views: 3464

Re: Difficult times?

Almost every month, 'Buses' magazine has reports of independents going out of business. Some are probably not well run but others are of very long standing and well known such as Silcox of Pembroke Dock which in its time must have survived many recessions and hard times. It suggests that there is so...
by chason
13:01 Tuesday 30th August 2016
Forum: Preservation
Topic: BaMMOT Event day Monday 29 August 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 6839

Re: BaMMOT Event day Monday 29 August 2016

My experience of the pre-war fleet was that the manually operated doors were very rarely closed even in the coldest weather. No heaters either in those days so we passengers and crew must have been a much hardier lot. The drivers and conductors were issued with uniform great coats though and a lot o...

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