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 Forum: Technical Matters   Topic: HEALTH AND SAFETY AND RERAILING

Posted: 18 Aug 2015, 19:26 

Replies: 6
Views: 18866


What a load of old pony I'm glad I'm out of it!!

 Forum: Makers, Allocations, Dates and other Miscellaneous   Topic: Crane Identifications

 Post subject: Re: Crane Identifications
Posted: 14 Dec 2014, 17:49 

Replies: 7
Views: 25864


All, though it's taken a long time to track down the owner of the picture I have now done so but unfortunatly it has been lost or misplaced during a house move and are told that if it is found I will get to see it.

Dick

 Forum: Makers, Allocations, Dates and other Miscellaneous   Topic: Crane Identifications

 Post subject: Re: Crane Identifications
Posted: 06 Aug 2014, 20:02 

Replies: 7
Views: 25864


Hello 52D,
I have sent the owner of the photograph a message but he is on holiday and has promised to help with the identification on his return.

 Forum: Makers, Allocations, Dates and other Miscellaneous   Topic: Crane Identifications

 Post subject: Crane Identifications
Posted: 17 Apr 2013, 22:12 

Replies: 7
Views: 25864


I attach a picture that a friend posted on Facebook, it was aquired from a gallery at Robin Hoods Bay near Whitby on the Yorkshire coast. He has given me permission to post it so hope there are no copyright issues with the post. The car could give a rough idea of when the photograph may have been ta...

 Forum: General Breakdown and Recovery Discussions   Topic: Dedicated B&R Crew

 Post subject: Re: Dedicated B&R Crew
Posted: 27 Feb 2013, 18:12 

Replies: 14
Views: 48995


Think these jobs will be very interesting but it's a shame about the salaries and conditions, I think it may be difficult to retain staff but good luck to the successful applicants.

Dick

 Forum: Makers, Allocations, Dates and other Miscellaneous   Topic: Crane Toppling near Edinburgh, c.1958

Posted: 03 Feb 2013, 20:24 

Replies: 5
Views: 14133


Found this and it mainly fits but could the accident be in 1950 and not 1958?


www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/documents/MoT_Balerno1950.pdf

 Forum: Breakdown Cranes and Recovery Operations on Film   Topic: Unusual Recovery Cranes

 Post subject: Unusual Recovery Cranes
Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 17:29 

Replies: 3
Views: 11738


These are unusual Recovery Cranes and very effective, or are they not cranes at all but known as something else, if so I apologise for getting off the subject.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heWWCHduhCk

 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: Thornaby Open Day 1992

 Post subject: Re: Thornaby Open Day 1992
Posted: 19 Jan 2013, 19:37 

Replies: 13
Views: 30239


96705 was overturned on 4th December 1992 at Ryhope so was out of service from that day.

 Forum: News and Sightings   Topic: Thornaby Open Day 1992

 Post subject: Re: Thornaby Open Day 1992
Posted: 19 Jan 2013, 08:44 

Replies: 13
Views: 30239


The crane featured was in fact 96705, Thornaby was allocated 96709 in 1993.

Dick

 Forum: General Breakdown and Recovery Discussions   Topic: Dedicated B&R Crew

 Post subject: Re: Dedicated B&R Crew
Posted: 16 May 2012, 20:37 

Replies: 14
Views: 48995


Simon,
Thanks for the information. Strange way to run a railway but I do understand the reasons behind it.

Regards
Dick
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