History · Railways

Final Open Day for Electric Railway Museum Coventry – 8th October

If you are interested in Electric railways, then you might want to get along to the Electric Railway Museum, near Coventry Airport. The museum is set to close due to Coventry City Council giving eviction notice to the museum to allow a new site to be built for Jaguar Land Rover. Thankfully the stock appears… Continue reading Final Open Day for Electric Railway Museum Coventry – 8th October

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History · Model Railways · Modelling · Railways

A unique and interesting idea?

Prompted by this post on rmweb I got thinking about a couple of things. Firstly in that post, it was discussed about restoring 18000 and her history. I have a fascination with the prototype and the oddball. For those who don't know, 18000 was a gas turbine powered locomotive ordered in 1946 by the GWR… Continue reading A unique and interesting idea?

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Something I found interesting

Browsing as you do yesterday, the BBC News website, checking the Technology bit first, afterwards I came across this. Rather interesting I felt. Social history has always fascinated me, especially how industry and the railway influenced the towns and cities up and down the country. Nothing much else to say than that today.