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by alan w
Mon May 04, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Locomotives
Topic: Maxitrak Locos.
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: Maxitrak Locos.

Hi everyone hope all are well and keeping safe, I am the person who has the Maxitrak Brush. I was at Doncaster Exhibition in 2018 with wagons on our stand and at that time I had never had a Diesel outline Loco, my loco’s were all live steam, at age 75 then I was beginning to feel the effects of age ...
by alan w
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Shildon 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

Re: Shildon 2020

Hi, provisionally count me in for the whole period, waiting for medical conditions to be resolved, mainly knee replacement surgery, been waiting for resolution since May 2019.
by alan w
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Doncaster Exhibition 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 890

Re: Doncaster Exhibition 2020

Any news about Doncaster Exe yet as the Coronavirus seems to be getting worse.
Alan Whitehouse the A1 fireman from the 1A shed
by alan w
Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Buildings & Signalling
Topic: Interested in a signal building group?
Replies: 297
Views: 86786

Re: Interested in a signal building group?

While on holiday in August in Skegness I noticed at the terminal station there is still semaphores in use at the station hope this may be of use to our Lincolnshire Lasses & lads.
by alan w
Tue May 07, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Headlamp code
Replies: 9
Views: 6202

Re: Headlamp code

As regards of special arrangements pertaining to Royal Train journeys in 1958 I was a locomotive cleaner at Willesden Motive Power Depot before I became a fireman. As cleaners we had the task of cleaning 45025 (a black 5) in preperation for the passing of the Royal Train as standby in case of failur...
by alan w
Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Members in £ counties
Replies: 7
Views: 4707

Re: Members in 3 counties

Provisionally I'M in, I'M also a member of Milton Keynes M.E.S. we have ground level 5"/7.25" track @ Caldecotte lake south Milton Keynes with very nice warm friendly large pub/restaurant adjacent to site with lots of parking space. Contact Email:- :shock: PS. World coordinat...
by alan w
Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Milk Tank photos
Replies: 5
Views: 5654

Re: Milk Tank photos

These pics remind me of my days as railway fireman at Willesden M.P.D. in the early 1960's. Carlisle Milk Trains were relieved by 1A men just outside Willesden shed by the Willesden A sidings on the up goods line, frequently I have been the fireman in the 1A crew relieving probably Carlisle men. Sad...
by alan w
Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Video at Gilling
Replies: 0
Views: 2058

Video at Gilling

I found some interesting video editorial on youtube some members will have seen it but it is very well made. The reference for this video is- Miniature Railway-Gilling Part One Miniature Railway-Gilling Part Two ha...
by alan w
Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Video at Swavesey
Replies: 1
Views: 1985

Video at Swavesey

I took this video with my new camera at Brents impressive venue this year. I have been there several times and always enjoyed myself thanks to Christine and Brent. Videos have been posted onto Youtube click on video links below. Princess of Wales at Swavesey