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  1. Bodie

    1980s British Airways travel destinations posters

    Hi, I've tried aviation forums but have had no replies. I know Railforums is primarily for well rail related transport but I know how excellent it is and there is usually someone out there with the knowledge to help. I wonder if you can help me in discovering the destination from one of a...
  2. Bodie

    Owning a part of a pacer (or any other train for that matter)

    Hi, Apologies if not placed post in right sub forum. There is a particular Class 142 that is currently in warm storage at Newton Heath. In all probabilities she will end up under the cutter's torch. Much as i'd like to save her, that would be far, far too much cost. If I find out when the time...
  3. Bodie

    mk3 v mk4 hand wash water temperature

    Apologies for hijacking the thread. Saves having to start a new thread. Does anyone know the make(s) of on board hand dryers? Are there many different makes across the classes? If so, are they the same makes as you see in public toilets? Or is there a single specialist who manufacture train...
  4. Bodie

    Help confirming ID of loco at Kyle of Lochalsh 20's/30's

    Firstly apologies if this is in the wrong section. I am currently trying to amass as many as photographs as possible of Kyle of Lochalsh station\yard\depot prior to the introduction of DMU'S. I did need help with the ID of a photograph I came across...
  5. Bodie

    TOPS Requests (including headcodes, allocations, traction, etc) [Instructions in Post 2]

    I saw all the 158's that worked the Kyle line on Mon 11th June. Just curious what other (if any) workings they did that day. 158709 definitely did 2H80 0611 Kyle - Inverness 158710 definitely did 2H80 0856 Inverness - Kyle and 2H80 1208 Kyle -Inverness 158718 definitely did 2H83 1056 Kyle - Inv...
  6. Bodie

    Help identifying unusual noise in Class 158 carriage

    Travelling yesterday on Scotrail's 158706, I heard a noise inside the carriage. A noise which was near constant. Every five seconds approximately. It sounded like something venting. A 'tsssh' sound. I moved to the next carriage as the noise was bugging me and thankfully found that carriage...
  7. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    As far as I can make out, there aren't any departures from the Central railway station till 5pm. So lets try out Baku's metro system. We head below at the 28 May station underneath the Central station and taking a train on the Green and Red Line (We toss a coin and the first train to appear is...
  8. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    This intrepid traveller smug in his delight at having crossed another must off his list (Namely travelling between Europe and Asia by standard gauge railway) takes in the Asian Istanbul as he heads the 500m to the bus stop Hamza Yerlikaya. At 0830 he boards IETT E-11 to that second...
  9. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    The 0748 Istanbul Metro M1A to Yenikapı arriving at end of this line at 0818 on Friday morning. Source: Google Maps
  10. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    Belavia B2870 which leaves at 1600 and after flying East for some hours hits the ground again at 2140. Wednesday night. We now find ourselves at Minsk National Airport (MSQ) which must be some Belarusian humour as we've just proved it's actually an International airport. Though our Spanish...
  11. Bodie

    Poland - Worth booking tickets in advance?

    Going to Poland in March. I will be staying in Warsaw. I wish to see some other Polish cities and as a bonus experience some Polish railways. Krakow is a definite, possibly Gdansk or Wroclaw. Using the PKP website I see a EIP service to Krakow is 79PLN (about £16) each way. I don't mind...
  12. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    Stuffed donkey wearing a sombrero in hand we decide to pass the night aboard a long distance coach service. Not for the first time we are on a Flixbus coach which leaves the Costa Brava at 2309 and arrives in the French Riviera (Nice Aeroport Terminal 2) at 0835 on Thursday morning. Source...
  13. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    From the airport we take the 1830 SAGALÉS number 607 bus to Estació d'Autobusos de Girona arriving at 1859 on Wednesday evening. Source: Google Maps and sagales.com
  14. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    Putting up to the top.
  15. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    Hop footing it cross platform we're off inland. IR 18083 the 1705 Renfe service to Ciudad Real. Arrival is 2102 on Tuesday night. Source: reiseauskunft.bahn.de
  16. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    We're off to sunny Spain, viva España! Swiss flight LX 2142 pushes away from the stand at 1155 and after flying through some air finishes taxiing at 1405. We are at Valencia Airport (Manises Airport) on Tuesday afternoon. Source: flightstats.com
  17. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    We will head for a major rail hub. At 0834 we set off on IR 2412 bound for Zurich HB where we arrive at 0951 still on Tuesday morning. Source: reiseauskunft.bahn.de
  18. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    Still moves to be had at this late hour. The first departure by rail is our choice and we choose... ...the 0002 S3 line train which takes us to Luzern where we arrive at 0030 on Tuesday morning. Source: reiseauskunft.bahn.de
  19. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    The time needs adjusting on the last move.
  20. Bodie

    The International Transport Game

    Walking the short distance to the waterfront we find ourselves in the Luzern Bahnhofquai. Now on water aboard the 1812 SVG (Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstättersees or Lake Lucerne Navigation Company) 'Schiff' with when we take our leave has deposited us in Vitznau. The time now is 1909...

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