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 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: Fisherton Tunnel Salisbury

 Post subject: Fisherton Tunnel Salisbury
Posted: 06 Nov 2021, 15:49 

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Colas DRK81612 at Fisherton Tunnel Salisbury. 4th or 5th Nov 2021 https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/other/salisbury-train-crash-carriages-removed/vi-AAQmKAX?pfr=1 What exactly it did I do not know as at least three vehicles came out on their own wheels ( two towards Salisbury and hence to Bristol under...

 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: Cowans Sheldon 75 tonne D-H Breakdown Cranes for disposal

Posted: 24 Jun 2021, 18:05 

Replies: 20
Views: 17280


96713 and 96715 seen en route by rail to Nemesis Rail, Burton.

 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: ADRC96718 for auction

 Post subject: Re: ADRC96718 for auction
Posted: 19 May 2021, 11:29 

Replies: 10
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The press are onto the story as well .....................
https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/loc ... the-buyer/

 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: CS 5755 ownership transferred

Posted: 27 Dec 2020, 00:32 

Replies: 0
Views: 6130


Peak Rail Association have purchased the Cowans Sheldon Breakdown Crane from Peak Rail PLC. The crane was purchased in December 2020 and was made to support Peak Rail PLC finances during the lock-down. The crane is not currently in working condition. The boiler has been removed Peak Rail Association...

 Forum: Breakdown Cranes Overseas   Topic: German breakdown cranes - book due out in April.

Posted: 22 Dec 2020, 11:23 

Replies: 0
Views: 7638


Herkules, Goliath & Co., author Udo Kandler

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Herkules-Golia ... 3844664246

 Forum: Makers, Allocations, Dates and other Miscellaneous   Topic: Cowans Sheldon Builders Plate.

Posted: 07 Dec 2020, 20:49 

Replies: 3
Views: 5318


This may be off this hand crane ...........

1023 Uganda Rly., to EAR Hand 10T 6W CS2238/1899 OOU, KISUMU 2003

Which probably was similar to this earlier example.

 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: Stonehaven derailment recovery works

Posted: 18 Oct 2020, 14:40 

Replies: 6
Views: 7399


Both the NR Kirow 1200 and the Volker 810 were seen at Perth working south from Inverness on 21 Sept.
Whether they actually did anything in the four weeks they were in Aberdeen?, not known.

 Forum: Breakdown Cranes and Recovery Operations on Film   Topic: Clean UP at Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City after derail

Posted: 22 Sep 2020, 15:22 

Replies: 2
Views: 4997


https://youtu.be/AmPJvP1ltz4 Impressive use of recovery kit. All derailments should occur where there are webcams!? But running multiple trains within a few metres ( sorry yards ) of a working zone is not I think what we would have seen here. All done and dusted in less than 48 hours ..... hardly ti...

 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: Llangennech derailment recovery cranes

Posted: 22 Sep 2020, 15:13 

Replies: 7
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Another photo of crane and lift beam.

https://www.railbusinessdaily.com/raib- ... angennech/

 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: Stonehaven derailment recovery works

Posted: 10 Sep 2020, 09:21 

Replies: 6
Views: 7399


Partial view of road crane lifting power car.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland- ... d-54099688
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