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by DolwyddelanLightRail
Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Excuse to put smoke generator in electric diesels
Replies: 6
Views: 4393

Re: Excuse to put smoke generator in electric diesels

For a diesel cold start that is quite excessive, however the ground doesn't exactly look cold for the issues it was giving! Having been inside the engine room of a HST power car on several occasions cold starting (engine lub temp at 2-3 degrees) it's quite the experience when the engine decides to g...
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy new year
Replies: 11
Views: 5993

laurence703:121941 wrote:Christopher is indeed planning on coming to Peterborough... He's coming to help lay track... don't Jinx it!
A photo of Chris actually doing something would be a rarity in itself! :D
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Finally, the permanent solution unfolds!
Replies: 66
Views: 33245

Well, it's been a while since I last updated this. So long ago in fact I now have a bionic jaw, gotten lost in a few engine rooms, missed my own wedding and moved house with a suitable enough garden to actually put down a proper railway... http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af347/DolwyddelanLightRa...
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy new year
Replies: 18
Views: 9199

New Year ambitions?

Might actually get more of a chunk of the railway built...


...maybe...
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: ELR engineering Double Fairlie's
Replies: 6
Views: 6112

They look out of proportion to me. The Earl Of Merionydd's cab is too small compared to the tanks for example.
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Tue May 19, 2015 10:44 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Show us your HUNSLETS!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 11840

If I was ever to go to 7/8ths, the above photo would be the reason why! That is just fantastic!
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The DVLR Mark 2
Replies: 684
Views: 287492

What a coincidence that this just happened on April 1st... :P
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Spring 2015 Photo Entries
Replies: 10
Views: 9222

Mr. Bond of the DVLR:109389 wrote:And the last entry as it seems. I don't think we really need a poll to decide who wins this one..
Oh I don't know...depends how awkward I'm feeling! :mrgreen:
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Awchit and Cyder Railway
Replies: 171
Views: 82444

The Hi-vis bucket strikes again.... :mrgreen:

Like the ballasting though!
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bye bye InterCity 125
Replies: 12
Views: 7231

Joe:109216 wrote:ah well i bet a few will be preserved.
One already is! :D

Image
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bye bye InterCity 125
Replies: 12
Views: 7231

Yeah the HST's are very comfortable, the FGW ones even have TV's in standard class! they will be around on the midland mainline for a while From an educated guess I'd say they'll still be around until 2019. I'll be surprised if they are taken from there anytime before that. Anyhow, they've got anot...
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bye bye InterCity 125
Replies: 12
Views: 7231

Wouldn't worry....the HST will be around for quite some time yet... :)
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ruston repaint
Replies: 14
Views: 9372

I still have those BR arrows going spare... :D
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:18 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: GRFPC winner's Gallery
Replies: 20
Views: 38895

Joint winners for the Winter 2014 competition! KjellAn The PHRy No2 "Victoria" with a mixed train at the Pine Hill Station. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/118048354/Winter-Photo-2014.jpg ~~~~ Mr. Bond of the DVLR Rene and Dom struggle to clear the worst of the drifts from the line bac...
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: GRFPC old entries gallery
Replies: 37
Views: 58492

Winter 2014 entries as follows: SLRmidge The Annual Santa Special enters the platform at Afallen on the ANLR. ./myff/1830148/DSC01032.JPG ~~~~ DLRdan "The snow must go on" http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj235/DLrail/101_1977_zpsd97cc796.jpg ~~~~ UnpronounceableLightRail http://i1022.ph...
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Spring 2015 Photo Entries
Replies: 10
Views: 9222

Spring 2015 Photo Entries

Whilst in a lull in work I've finally managed to get round to this. Well done to KjellAn who managed to win with his excellent entry in the Spring 2015 Season, who has chosen the Theme of: "Inside or around the engine shed " The deadline for entries was 6pm March 22nd A quick reminder of t...
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Fri Feb 06, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: spaaaaaammmmm
Replies: 1
Views: 1607

Having email notifications for new threads on a pop-up email system has it's uses! 8)
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Thu Dec 25, 2014 11:31 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Winter Photo Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 5517

....and it appears to be a tie for Xmas between KjellAn and Mr. Bond! Not entirely sure what to do now :shock:
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Mon Dec 22, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Winter Photo Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 5517

Only one more day to get your votes in guys! :) Looking like a victory for KjellAn!
by DolwyddelanLightRail
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Winter Photo Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 5517

Winter Photo Poll

The Winter Photo Competition as follows: SLRmidge The Annual Santa Special enters the platform at Afallen on the ANLR. ./myff/1830148/DSC01032.JPG ~~~~ DLRdan "The snow must go on" http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj235/DLrail/101_1977_zpsd97cc796.jpg ~~~~ KjellAn The PHRy No2 "Vict...