edwin_m's Recent Activity

  1. edwin_m replied to the thread WCML EPS speeds.

    HS2 is expected to have platforms far enough from the track so they don't foul European-gauge stock, although I think there is still a...

    22 Oct 2019 at 14:41
  2. edwin_m replied to the thread Great Western Electrification Progress.

    SWB is Wootton Bassett to Patchway No2 Junction. It's captioned South Wales and Bristol Direct Line on the Quail but could equally be...

    22 Oct 2019 at 14:21
  3. edwin_m replied to the thread Passenger fatally injured on a train between Bath and Bristol, Saturday 01/12/18.

    These people wouldn't be able to distinguish a prohibition from a safe state notice by colour but could still read the words and any...

    22 Oct 2019 at 13:16
  4. edwin_m replied to the thread Extinction Rebellion transport disruption from 17/04/2019.

    EVs lessen but don't solve the problems of road traffic. There are still the effects of congestion, environmental downsides of vehicle...

    22 Oct 2019 at 13:06
  5. edwin_m replied to the thread Greater Manchester Bus Franchising Assessment.

    If the government decides it will procure is paperclips through a single contract instead of separately for each department, then all...

    22 Oct 2019 at 13:02
  6. edwin_m replied to the thread Train classification.

    9 was originally the classification for unfitted freight trains, but these no longer operate so the number became spare. It's now used...

    22 Oct 2019 at 10:09
  7. edwin_m replied to the thread Regions of British Railways.

    Was that wagons still under private ownership, or those formerly private owner now part of the BR fleet? IIRC the PO coal wagons were...

    22 Oct 2019 at 10:05
  8. edwin_m replied to the thread EU Referendum: The result and aftermath....

    I think this carries the risk of distorting the vote. Q1 effectively repeats the mistake of 2016 in that it bundles all Leave options...

    22 Oct 2019 at 10:02
  9. edwin_m replied to the thread Trivia: which railway station is furthest from the town it serves?.

    The station formerly known as Alfreton and Mansfield Parkway is over 8 miles from Mansfield. Bodmin Parkway is about 3.5 miles from...

    22 Oct 2019 at 08:11
  10. edwin_m replied to the thread WCML EPS speeds.

    That would have been sometime during the AEA Technology years. Roger Ford commented in Modern Railways that the reliability figures...

    21 Oct 2019 at 22:05
  11. edwin_m replied to the thread Regions of British Railways.

    Indeed. I assume the suffixes were because they continued the pre-nationalization number series so there might have been two vehicles...

    21 Oct 2019 at 21:56
  12. edwin_m replied to the thread EU Referendum: The result and aftermath....

    Any name that was the same as somebody's previous currency would have been confusing in that country and unacceptable favouritism in all...

    21 Oct 2019 at 21:48
  13. edwin_m replied to the thread West Hampstead PSB - 40 Years Old Today!.

    Isn't part of West Hampstead area now controlled by Three Bridges?

    21 Oct 2019 at 21:45
  14. edwin_m replied to the thread Single lead junction for Scarborough line at York.

    I suspect not but I'd need a full signaling plan to check. I only have the Five Mile Diagram which shows signals but not other details...

    21 Oct 2019 at 21:39