Branch Lines Of Desire #1 - Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey. The Abbey Flyer is the local nickname given to the trains on the Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey line. Opened in May 1858 by the London & North Western Railway and initially it had just the two intermediate station on it; Bricket … Continue reading Branch Lines Of Desire #1
Welcome to a new branch of my blog. I won't be writing these a lot as I don't get out and about as much as I used to and with the icy grip of winter and Christmas approaching, it's not likely I can get out until the new year. This series will be about a … Continue reading Branch Lines of Desire – Introduction.
Into the DeLorean (actually its a converted class 37) now and get it up to 88 mph and watch the coloured time streams flash past our heads as we arrive in June 1993 in Scotland. Okay a bit of retro spotting now. Back in 1993 we flew to Inverness (first time for the wife on … Continue reading Time Travel: June 1993
Hey all, Just a could today (so far) 7V06 Crawley Foster Yeoman to Acton TC 66087 . 5B89 Bletchley TMD to Bletchley TMD 387168, 387169. Also to note: 2W30 Three Bridges to Bedford (700122) went wrong line (on the Up Fast Line to Victoria) from East Croydon. It sat at Thornton Heath for ages and … Continue reading Wednesday Waffle