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    Great Western Electrification Progress

    what a cheerful outlook on life you have
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    Alton Footbridge Removed

    I like the comment about wood burning stoves would that be the one's mounted on wheels with a boiler attached
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    East Lancs Railway

    Your all going soft
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    Northern Pacer Withdrawals - Info?

    Weeton is on the Blackpool north line from Kirkham
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    Transpennine Route Upgrade and Electrification updates, CP6

    OOPS got my platforms mixed P2 lengthened not P1
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    Transpennine Route Upgrade and Electrification updates, CP6

    Huddersfield platform 1 being lengthened over christmas added to at tunnel end and also back into end of platform 2
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    Great Northern 313 Withdrawals

    It's about time the spray painters were rubbed out permenantly
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    Manchester Oxford Road - low platforms

    the whole of Oxford Road station is built on viaducts and the pway like to put as much ballast depth on as possable they really don't care about pasangers climbing on and off trains
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    Near miss at half-barrier crossing

    There is a stipulated time but it is the minimum time between the barriers being down across the road and the fastest train arriving at the crossing
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    Near miss at half-barrier crossing

    Level crossings are normally foolproof but not idiot proof and if used properly are normally safe for all users
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    TfGM concessionary passes and National Rail ticket gates

    I have also had this problem if I use pass to go through gate at Bolton to start trip then it wont work on the metro so I now show pass at Bolton and ask them to let me through the gate by only showing pass then it will work all metro touch readers
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    Disabled passenger forced to take 'chaotic' detour at Bolton station

    Both lifts at Bolton have been working since Thursday so storm in teacup over
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    Northern Pacer Withdrawals - Info?

    When the Pacers finally go they should be sold off for garden sheds etc and the bench seats sold to all those who want one as a reminder of the good old days
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    Northern Class 195: Construction/Introduction Updates

    Yesterday on the Barrow service I noted the Guard using the mid coach door control panels at some stations and on the whole trip he also managed to check tickets etc
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    Northern Class 195: Construction/Introduction Updates

    When I made the same comment on here about having a blow up cushion with you for the hard seats it was removed by the forum police as not being relevant to the thread. having traveled all the way from Oxford Road to Barrow yesterday morning I thought the seats were firm but not hard and didn't...
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    Northern Class 195: Construction/Introduction Updates

    Don't you mean the only brand new stock in years
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    Northern Class 195: Construction/Introduction Updates

    It ran ok today on time into Barrow at 12;00
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    Northern Pacer Withdrawals - Info?

    there are about 10 sidings at Carnforth just as you get round the corner going towards Barrow at the old F&M junction site to store all the withdrawn 142s in
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    Northern Class 195: Construction/Introduction Updates

    I caught the ex 07:25 from the airport at Oxford Rd this morning all the way to Barrow, unit 195116 Seating great even on the long trip to Barrow Large windows good light and airy plenty of space for luggage on overhead racks which are wider and lower than normal space between the seat backs of...
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    Oil-lit semaphores

    Ah the good old days when it was all battery fed

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