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  1. theblackwatch replied to the thread Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Support/advice.

    Just been catching up with this thread and others on the forum after a strange week (like it has been for us all I'm sure). Bit of a...

    3 Apr 2020 at 23:57
  2. theblackwatch replied to the thread Mystery Deltic from 1978 or 1979.

    Unfortunately, I've only just spotted this thread - and after reading just the first line, I could have answered that it was number 4!...

    3 Apr 2020 at 20:39
  3. theblackwatch replied to the thread Furloughed / Self Employed Workers Discussion.

    Me too. At first I thought it was something to do with distances of horse racing! :lol:

    29 Mar 2020 at 23:37
  4. theblackwatch replied to the thread Railway books you wish someone would write/publish.

    I have the third edition (dated 2010). Just checked Amazon/Waterstones/ABE books and it isn't available on any of them at the moment....

    29 Mar 2020 at 17:57
  5. theblackwatch attached a file to the thread Seeing forum members unexpectedly.

    I am not sure if this one counts... :lol: From an old episode of Minder which I watched this afternoon! It made me smile.

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  6. theblackwatch replied to the thread Best places for Railway Gen..

    I expect he fires up his PC at work! :lol:

    29 Mar 2020 at 12:54
  7. theblackwatch replied to the thread Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Support/advice.

    Sorry to hear your news @Strathclyder . Sadly, a friend of mine knows someone who has passed away as a result of this Coronavirus,...

    28 Mar 2020
  8. theblackwatch replied to the thread Northern Class 331: Construction/Introduction Updates.

    I gather 331112 was moved to the east side of the Pennines yesterday, being dragged to Skipton.

    28 Mar 2020
  9. theblackwatch replied to the thread "37106 xit GD"?.

    I've gone back a bit further in the Platform 5 books (see, this is why books can be better than everything being 'online'!). The 5th...

    28 Mar 2020
  10. theblackwatch replied to the thread "37106 xit GD"?.

    This post has caused me to go straight upstairs and dig out my some old Platform 5 Motive Power Pocket Books. The 8th and 9th editions...

    28 Mar 2020