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by Tony House
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Private owner wagons
Replies: 19
Views: 939

Re: Private owner wagons

Hi

One small selection of Private Goods wagons I have, I brought from the wagon restoration group on the Watercress Line which are decorated in private merchants liveries which traded along the line from Winchester to Alton including a Watercress grower''s box wagon.
by Tony House
Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Hornby magazine
Replies: 13
Views: 575

Re: Hornby magazine

Hi

Great supplement, little misleading when I saw it, thought it would cover Southern Rail not BR Southern Rail.

The train formations will be useful changing BR green with SR Greens etc and SR period coaches for BR coaches.

Still its a good read.
by Tony House
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: The history of British Chariots: advice please
Replies: 11
Views: 857

Re: The history of British Chariots: advice please

Hi all Don't forget about the hill forts that were built in the Bronze and Iron ages The most famous being Maidens Castle just outside Dorchester. there are many more scattered around the country but none are as large as Maidens Castle. In regards to history didn't they discover a Viking settlement ...
by Tony House
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: DC
Topic: stephensons rocket, instructions, and service sheet
Replies: 8
Views: 865

Re: stephensons rocket, instructions, and service sheet

Hi

In my Ramsey catalogue 8th edition there is a Rocket and three Coaches train pack made for the French market with Hornby Acho.
Set number R771 (made 83-84)
Might help you.
by Tony House
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: York 5 minutes ago.
Replies: 9
Views: 964

Re: York 5 minutes ago.

Sorry I missed that train, however I was on the 11 20 Flying Scotsman Service from Alresford to Alton (Meon Loop) and return. Don't know what all the fuss was about but there were at least 40 security guards on all the stations and along the route in places. Still it was a great day out I got some n...
by Tony House
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Early 1960s Mineral Flows in the Thames Valley
Replies: 4
Views: 723

Re: Early 1960s Mineral Flows in the Thames Valley

Hi I don't think there would be much of a bulk freight movement apart fro coal from Wales through the Thames Valley due the the large natural stocks of aggregate sand etc going by the number of worked out gravel pits around the East Berkshire area, Langley / Iver area there were a number of Brick wo...
by Tony House
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Maybe this is a stupid question
Replies: 15
Views: 1486

Re: Maybe this is a stupid question

Hi The drainage ditches streams and rivers need to be properly maintained, the uplands need to be managed to hold on to the rain fall so it does not just run off. New builds need to be designed to be more flood proofed the threshold need to be raised on flood plains lets learn from the Dutch and Ger...
by Tony House
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Motor Magnet remagnetiser
Replies: 15
Views: 2481

Re: Motor Magnet remagnetiser

Hi Yelrow Many thanks to the contact dertails I have been in contact with Ron and have ordered a re-magnetiser from him The prise is the cost plus p&p equates to a new DCC ready locomotive, the number of locos I have in my collection that I need to use it on equates to £1.00 per locomotive. that's g...
by Tony House
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Motor Magnet remagnetiser
Replies: 15
Views: 2481

Re: Motor Magnet remagnetiser

Hi Yelrow.

Tried looking drew a blank, Could you find the details out for me please

Thanks
Tony
by Tony House
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Motor Magnet remagnetiser
Replies: 15
Views: 2481

Re: Motor Magnet remagnetiser

Hi Rog,

Getting 50 Loco motors re-magnetised is not cheap either.