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Throwback Thursday -Swedish Signals, Tunnels and Meatballs

In 2013, I was lucky enough to win a bursary to attend the IRSE International Convention in Sweden and Denmark.  Applying for scholarships, bursaries and free spots at conventions/conferences/meetings is a brilliant way to travel without having to spend your boss’s training budget or your own cash and I would highly recommend it to your all! 956 more words


Survival of the smartest

I’ve working on a new extension to Darwin’s theory. Its called survival of the smartest. It comes after years of research on the folks around the bay. 199 more words

The Stockton & Darlington Railway - The fairies of Myers Flat

During the building of the Stockton to Darlington railway, engineers ran into trouble at a marshy spot called Myers Flat. The area was fenced and navvies poured hundreds of tons of rubble into the marsh with little effect other than to cause the boundary railings  to constantly shift. 228 more words


New on 500px : All aboard The Sunset Express by DavidStoddartPhotography

All aboard The Sunset Express !
A tiny disused railway station in Suffolk.
SonyA7Rii, cz 16-35mm, F9, iso 160.

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Today I am unashamedly showing some railway locos that will keep me happy. The small tank engines built by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway in the 1870s became my favourite type of loco in my train spotting days getting on for 90 years after they were built. 157 more words



In the black and white photograph
the 19th century station bustles with
top hats and ladies in feathered felt,
and there isn’t a man without a… 172 more words