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Our friends in the North. Editorial on the joys of the West Highland Line in mid-winter when it was blocked by snow. To Inverness for Hogmanay. On 29 December weiter travelled from Edinburgh to Inverness to celebrate New Year and the opportunity was taken to visit the railway station, with its unusual method of working where most arrivals reversed into the station, after traversing the Rose Street Curve to make cross platform interchanges simpler and Lochgorm Works.
In the station the cafeteria had recently been modernised, but the departure board still made use of enamel plates, several of them pasted over to remove lines which had closed. The schoolboy was shown over Lochgorm Works by one of the foreman Lachy Russell who had revealing comments both on the former Highland Railway's locomotives and on some of the later mechanical engineers.
At the time of the visit four class 5 s were being overhauled. Lachy joined the Highland when Peter Drummond was in charge, but sadly he has nothing to add to the Frederick Smith saga.
Christopher Cumming was known as 'Eagle Eye', but David Urie's brief tenure was viewed with disdain as he removed the recently acquired machine tools and took them with him to St Rollox Works, and this was followed by sixty staff at the Lochgorm Works being sacked.
The Skye Bogies were regarded as being troublesome. The Jones Goods were excellent engines and never experienced broken springs.
The Clan Goods were also troublesome. The return journey to Edinburgh was made from Culloden Mooor station on 5 January See also letter from John Macnab on page which adds some notes on Vancos vans with coffins and on the replacement of the last HR postal vans with BR vehilces in A second line connected Cross Gates with Wetherby inbut an additional curve to permit direct running from Leeds to Harrogate did not open until The original line featured special platforms to serve Wetherby racecourse and during WW2 Thorp Arch was the junction for the Thorp Arch circular railway which served a Royal Ordnance Factory.
Traffic from this station grew and journey times to the centre of Leeds were far faster than competing bus services. Traffic data are reproduced which show that most of the passenger traffic had disappeared before closure except south of Westherby, and especially south of Scholes.
The "iconoclastic" General Manager of the North Eastern Region was not interested in suburban passenger traffic into Leeds in spite of road congestion on the Leeds to Wetherby section.
The tramway was worked by a horse tram, but some through traffic was steam hauled. In the Caledonian Railway constructed a single deck tramcar for the line.
Railway travel and public health. An examination of the state of railways in and their influence on the public good. Innovations included Markham's for burning coal in locomotive fireboxes; James Newall's experiments in gas lighting on the LYR; Ramsbottom's water troughs; a new Royal carriage, the use of a guard on the tender on the LBSCR to look backwards over the train, and gas lighting at Paddington station.
These were published by the Southern Railway and later by the Southern Region. A biography of Mais by Maisie Robson: The Chatham's big tanks. NB the "concrete sleepers" noted in the caption were concrete cable ducts David Idle: See also front cover.
Way to Derby County. Colour photo-feature based on transparencies shot in Derbyshire: Class 2 No. Includes a map of the Direct line which was constructed by Thomas Brassey as a speculative venture. The Southern Railway electrified the line and provided a vastly improved service, although the writer considers that the the corridor multiple units were under-powered, although the Isle of Wight non-stops have long receded into history.
Colour photo-feature based on Foster Yeoman limestone trains from the quarries in the Mendips: The District obtained powers for electrification inand the Metropolitan in This ran at V DC.
Meanwhile the Metropolitan had discovered the Ganz three-phase V AC system which required two separate overhead contact wires and attempted to inflict this system upon the Circle Line. This system was not to the liking of Charles Tyson Yerkes, the American financier who had gained control of the District.Feb 16, · Eart Spencer has revealed how the Queen reacted to his reading of Princess Diana’s eulogy - Duration: NORTHWESTERN IOWA.
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Poetry. Adams, Kate, Bright Boat, 69; Adamshick, Carl, Everything That Happens Can Be Called Aging, 91; Adamshick, Carl, Tender, 91; Adamson, Christopher, J. SEPT. 5, Full Text of Earl Spencer's Eulogy to Diana THE INDEPENDENT, LONDON LONDON I stand before you today, the representative of a family in grief, in a country in mourning, before a world in shock.