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by numbnuts846
Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WR OO Castle Cary Themed BR 1980's-1990's Era
Replies: 142
Views: 28006

Re: WR OO Castle Cary Themed BR 1980's-1990's Era

Pete

Looking good . Whats new in the way of locos at castle cary..

My name badge has train conductor on it but i am a guard always have been and always will be.
I have been know to call it castle smelly once or twice ..my units seem to spend to much time sat at cary
by numbnuts846
Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Model Rail Cat Sick!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 2127

Re: Model Rail Cat Sick!!!

Thats good. Better its a mag and not the carpet. My cat jumped out the dining room window yesterday.... i put the kids swimming pool under said window the night before... was very funny watching the cat do doggy paddle
by numbnuts846
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Stock for my layout
Replies: 8
Views: 1105

Re: Stock for my layout

Kettles 4472 as it costs an arm and leg to use it...... i had just put decoders in them both and was playing about ...
by numbnuts846
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Stock for my layout
Replies: 8
Views: 1105

Re: Stock for my layout

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A couple of most fav locos
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A nice WR duff
by numbnuts846
Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Stock for my layout
Replies: 8
Views: 1105

Re: Stock for my layout

Yes i am a hoover fan... 003 being my fav as i drove as a 6year old... 27 years ago..... also a class 37 fan. Just fitting dcc chips to most of them.
by numbnuts846
Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Stock for my layout
Replies: 8
Views: 1105

Stock for my layout

1371244801872.jpg some of my class 50's which is a mix of lima and hornby. Left to right 50001/02/07/11/13/20/21/28/35/36/41/43 and d400 im just waiting for 15 and 37 to turn up Sorry if i have put this in the wrong place. I have been on a mission and set up a small loop just to keep things having ...
by numbnuts846
Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: They new fangled 'lectric things.
Replies: 9
Views: 1012

Re: They new fangled 'lectric things.

Yes bath will have under the wire operations. I have to at some point redo my pts for ac lines and i work trains up from weymouth
by numbnuts846
Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Just what is this?
Replies: 12
Views: 1348

Re: Just what is this?

As tk said they are a white flashing light to let the driver know the crossing lights etc are in operation. The crossing its self could be worked from a treddle in the track. i think its something like 1/2 mile but depends on the line it self. I do have a section in a book about level crossings if i...
by numbnuts846
Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:50 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: !st class yellow stripe
Replies: 5
Views: 877

Re: !st class yellow stripe

At a guess i would say around time br blue started to come in which would be the 60s - 70s but this ia a guess
by numbnuts846
Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Re: Pickleton - Modern 'OO' Update (sort of)
Replies: 59
Views: 10797

Re: Pickleton - Modern 'OO' Update (sort of)

With that size of attic how about an oo gauge layout of bristol parkway. Plenty of sidings for you to play shunting and nice to watch the trains whizz pass....
by numbnuts846
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Careers with trains
Replies: 33
Views: 3258

Re: Careers with trains

When i first started on railway i had cab ride to pad via newbury one way and back via swindon. nice 125mph running. also had cab ride bhm to newton abbot with a duff. But the best by far was the sliver bullets from plymouth to exeter with pair of tractors. but thats all gone now as you get shot for...
by numbnuts846
Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Careers with trains
Replies: 33
Views: 3258

Re: Careers with trains

Ok lets go. I started off cleaning part time in 1997 being made full time in 1998 on the platform and became a guard in 2005, i have also in the time been to the national rail awards in london to collect a prize for the station i worked at ( the only time i have worn a dinner jacket). I have loved e...
by numbnuts846
Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Careers with trains
Replies: 33
Views: 3258

Re: Careers with trains

b308 wrote:Clippy?!! Cheeky s*d, they are on buses not trains... Our responsibilities are way beyond what any clippy would do! :lol:

My old depot had a yorkshire man who called us guards clippys...
I rather like the term tailend gunner. ...
by numbnuts846
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:43 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Careers with trains
Replies: 33
Views: 3258

Re: Careers with trains

So far we have a bobby and a clippy. What other railway staff do we have on here

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