61653 HTAFC's Recent Activity

  1. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Northern Class 142 sightings.

    As I said on another thread (or maybe even this one) that was never a problem with the Penistone line music trains.

    17 Feb 2020 at 09:05
  2. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread TPE Nova 3 (Class 68 + Mk5s) Diagrams (no images please).

    They aren't running services through Piccadilly as yet, other than at the start and end of some diagrams. Once they start on...

    15 Feb 2020 at 19:22
  3. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Trivia: Stations which had a Woolworths store very close to them..

    West Byfleet had one a couple of minutes' walk away.

    14 Feb 2020 at 12:08
  4. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Did Pacers ever operate in London?.

    I didn't say they did (though there was no reason they couldn't, and they did show up there). I said that the 308s starting on Airedale...

    14 Feb 2020 at 12:06
  5. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Did Pacers ever operate in London?.

    Mentioned on another thread that the 141s, once they'd been rendered surplus by 308s on Airedale, were proposed to become the main stock...

    14 Feb 2020 at 11:21
  6. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Class 60 no.60086 to Leeming Bar?.

    It was never (much of) a problem on the Penistone line music trains...!

    12 Feb 2020 at 23:47
  7. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Class 141s - How far from Yorkshire did they get?.

    Knew they'd occasionally found their way to Lancashire on York-Blackpool and Leeds-Morecambe services, didn't know they'd ever worked...

    12 Feb 2020 at 23:29
  8. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Trivia: Stations which merit name linkage to another place.

    Hampton Court station is already in Zone six, and the postal addresses of the nearby buildings saying "Surrey" makes no difference to...

    12 Feb 2020 at 22:55
  9. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Trivia: Stations which merit name linkage to another place.

    Hampton Court station is on the wrong side of the river for the eponymous palace. East Molesey would be geographically more accurate,...

    12 Feb 2020 at 15:07
  10. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Companies That You Expect to Disappear Soon.

    Best thing about the Lidl bakery? If you go in when it's not too busy and they don't have the item you want in the bakery trays, they'll...

    12 Feb 2020 at 14:01
  11. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Penistone Line platform extensions and capacity upgrade.

    I believe so, but the plan to form another 10 or so "hybrid" sets seems to have been quietly dropped (150209 notwithstanding).

    12 Feb 2020 at 13:10
  12. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Penistone Line platform extensions and capacity upgrade.

    If they can get all the extra length they need at one end, it makes no sense to make the work site more complicated.

    12 Feb 2020 at 12:56
  13. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Trivia: Place names that you're not sure how to pronounce.

    Are you sure about The Doctor? I'm fairly certain she doesn't mention it in every single interview... :lol: The origin of "Shat" is...

    11 Feb 2020 at 06:47
  14. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Weather Disruption caused by storm Ciara (February 9th, 10th and 11th).

    I very nearly moved into a house backing on to the river in Mirfield, was glad I didn't for the second time since then when I went past...

    11 Feb 2020 at 04:38
  15. 61653 HTAFC replied to the thread Northern Pacer Withdrawals - Info?.

    Good news if true... shame it's not a 3-car but space is probably tight in that narrow valley!

    10 Feb 2020