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  1. gazthomas

    Photography tour to Mongolia mid-August 2022

    Hi I'm off to Mongolia to do a rail related photography tour from the 14th to 21st August. There are spaces on the tour if anyone is interested. The itinerary offers the most interesting and highlighted railfanning places of the Trans-Mongolian railway through the wide steppe and high...
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    North Korea Grand Rail Tour - any interest?

    Thanks for sharing your experience Jamesr
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    North Korea Grand Rail Tour - any interest?

    I am in exactly the sample place as you. As I talk to friends and family and indeed other forum members and in doing so we are raising awareness of the plight of people in North Korea. 1634818949 I think it would be fascinating. At this stage I'm trying to ge a sense of how many people would be...
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    North Korea Grand Rail Tour - any interest?

    I'll add you to the list of interested people if that's okay!
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    North Korea Grand Rail Tour - any interest?

    I think it was more an issue of being able to leave our lovely plutocracy ;) 1634729341 If that changes let me know, can't see this happening before mid 2022 or even 2023!
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    North Korea Grand Rail Tour - any interest?

    Cheers Superalbs. I'll add you to the list and I'll be in touch if anything comes of this
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    North Korea Grand Rail Tour - any interest?

    Hi I know this won't be everyone's idea of a great holiday for lots of reasons, but I am looking to see if there is interest in a rail trip to North Korea once its borders have reopened to foreign travellers? I had hoped to join Juche Travel's "Grand Rail Tour" in October/November 2019, but I...
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    GBRF confirms conversion of Class 56s to Class 69s

    In recent times re-engining projects have suffered from massive optimism (769s, Vivarail) and coupled with delays in investment due to CV-19 it is inevitable that there will be delays
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    Should NR be wrapping a train in support of the NHS?

    I have very mixed feelings about this. It's nice that they're supporting essential key workers, i.e. the NHS but I wonder if it's a good use of resources. I also think there is a bit of a bandwagon, with GBRf first following Thameslink. They could have shown appreciation of key workers...
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    Alphabet Stations Challenge

    Grantham
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    Foreshortened Termini

    Already mentioned: Fort William but not yet mentioned: Wrexham Central https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrexham_Central_railway_station
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    Windows Powershell

    All the time. There are lots of resources on the Intenet, but I'd recommend Microsoft's own material. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/scripting/getting-started/getting-started-with-windows-powershell
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    GBRf Trialling Commuter Trains for NHS Supplies

    I think Shimbeshanks would be a great name for such a service. "I'm just going to Shimbleshanks my stuffed ferret to Aunty Nelly in Doncaster"
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    GBRf Trialling Commuter Trains for NHS Supplies

    I wonder if this is an attempt to shut down Varamis or to develop a concept with clear opportunity for growth with multi-vendors?
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    The next station is...!

    Macclesfield
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    Alphabet Stations Challenge

    Gobowen
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    Help uncoupling frame from engine

    And lubricating the motor with specialist oil will help.
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    The next station is...!

    Longton
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    The next station is...!

    Uttoxeter
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    The next station is...!

    Peartree

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