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by jim worner
Fri Nov 20, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: Passenger Rolling Stock
Topic: COACH IDENTITY AND REHOMING
Replies: 2
Views: 4048

coach identity

Richard, many thanks for the information. Do you ever go to York ME track? I ask as I run there and owe you a cup of tea! Jim W
by jim worner
Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:22 pm
Forum: Passenger Rolling Stock
Topic: COACH IDENTITY AND REHOMING
Replies: 2
Views: 4048

COACH IDENTITY AND REHOMING

Can anyone out there help to identify my coach. It is glass fibre and appears to be a BR mk2. It may have been moulded in blue, but is now sprayed 'blood and custard'. There is a steel perimeter chassis, and steel footboards for use as a riding coach. The windows are moulded in, but not cut out. It ...
by jim worner
Sun Nov 15, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mineral wagon top doors
Replies: 18
Views: 23567

Emptying coal waggons

Not strictly on topic, but I used to live beside a coal merchants yard on the Wrington branch of the old GWR. On leave from my RAF apprenticeship in 1957 I did empty a waggon for pocket money. A flatbed was parked tail on to the waggon, the side door unlatched (great crash!), scales put on and I was...