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  1. duffield replied to the thread Proposed redevelopment of St Pancras/Kings Cross by BR in 1966.

    Inside, the main trainshed should have the MML and domestic HS1 services using the original platforms, with the Eurostar platforms...

    17 Jan 2020 at 17:25
  2. duffield replied to the thread Vague moments for line-bashing devotees?.

    Get a rail atlas specially for this purpose. Mark the lines you're certain about (e.g.) in red, the 'not-sure' ones in yellow, leave the...

    17 Jan 2020 at 17:22
  3. duffield replied to the thread Soweto Kinch was refused access to first-class carriage.

    I thought that the initial report - that he "was not allowed into first class" even though he had a first class ticket must be wrong....

    17 Jan 2020 at 17:09
  4. duffield replied to the thread ScotRail HST Introduction - Updates & Discussion.

    Maybe if one power car shuts down, the official procedure is that you must at least try to restart it before proceeding just on the...

    17 Jan 2020 at 16:37
  5. duffield replied to the thread New trains for East Midlands Franchise.

    All the official websites I can find which have been updated recently are still saying 2020. However, I would make a modest wager on...

    17 Jan 2020 at 16:33
  6. duffield replied to the thread Remaining EMR HST Diagrams.

    And here's a short video I made of 43043 leaving Nottingham for Leeds 22/11/2019 21:09: [MEDIA]

    15 Jan 2020 at 14:57
  7. duffield replied to the thread National Rail Enquiries App.

    Yes, the website is OK (but I only find it usable in 'landscape mode' and have to zoom quite bit).

    15 Jan 2020 at 13:47
  8. duffield replied to the thread Container lorry brings services to a halt.

    This is an argument based on the principle that if a solution is less than perfect, then it is worthless. It's known as "The best is the...

    13 Jan 2020 at 23:32
  9. duffield replied to the thread HST Coach Lettering.

    If I remember correctly the 1st class smoking coach was always next to the loco on Midland Mainline (as it was then) right up to the...

    13 Jan 2020 at 18:43
  10. duffield replied to the thread Tytherington Quarry; freight line to reopen?.

    Google streetview time line shows this area as completely buried in trees in April 2017, and almost cleared in July 2018; it's quite a...

    13 Jan 2020 at 18:00
  11. duffield replied to the thread Stations due to close?.

    It's an interesting question - as far as I know there has never been a legal challenge to a station being mothballed; in particular I...

    13 Jan 2020 at 17:42
  12. duffield replied to the thread Container lorry brings services to a halt.

    How about successful insurance claims by NR having a compulsory 'victim surcharge' above and beyond the cost of the actual incident, to...

    13 Jan 2020 at 17:12