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by TimBrown
15:46 Friday 5th March 2021
Forum: Trains
Topic: Llangollen Railway 22 July 2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2544

Re: Llangollen Railway 22 July 2008

Sad news that the Llangollen Railway went into receivership on Monday 1 March 2021 as per attached link to BBC news article;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-56241552
by TimBrown
14:07 Thursday 4th March 2021
Forum: Midland "Red" Fleet
Topic: Charabanc made in Birmingham
Replies: 5
Views: 244

Re: Charabanc made in Birmingham

I googled "Charabanc BT255" and, miraculously, the answer appeared! Thanks to The Local Transport History Library, this link has all the details about the vehicles and operation: - http://www.lthlibrary.org.uk/library/PDF-118-1.pdf Briefly, BT212 was a Saurer new in 1906, and BT255 was a Durkopp ne...
by TimBrown
17:29 Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Forum: Midland "Red" Fleet
Topic: Charabanc made in Birmingham
Replies: 5
Views: 244

Re: Charabanc made in Birmingham

633D3EF7-BAF4-431B-A6DC-9199B819A556.jpeg Can anyone identify these two vehicles. I believe they were made and registered in Birmingham. Then sold on. This picture is at Scarborough station. Thanks Just checked on the internet and registration letters BT were issued by East Yorkshire authority from...
by TimBrown
10:54 Monday 1st March 2021
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Hereford 2 September 2015.
Replies: 7
Views: 212

Re: Hereford 2 September 2015.

And these photographs on the same day of other operators working in Hereford; 02 September 2015 Hereford 002.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 004.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 010.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 015.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 016.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 029.jpg 02 September...
by TimBrown
10:46 Monday 1st March 2021
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Hereford 2 September 2015.
Replies: 7
Views: 212

Re: Hereford 2 September 2015.

Here are some more shots taken in Hereford on the same day; 02 September 2015 Hereford 033.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 034.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 038.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 039.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 041.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 044.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 050...
by TimBrown
10:42 Monday 1st March 2021
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Hereford 2 September 2015.
Replies: 7
Views: 212

Hereford 2 September 2015.

These photographs taken just over five years ago in and around Hereford City Centre on 2 September 2015, three days before closure of the garage on Saturday September 2015 and subsequent takeover of services by Yeomans and DRM. 02 September 2015 Hereford 003.jpg 02 September 2015 Hereford 005.jpg 02...
by TimBrown
15:18 Friday 26th February 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Winter 37 photos.
Replies: 7
Views: 1891

Re: Winter 37 photos.

A couple shots taken on Thursday 25 February 2021; 25 February 2021 Grange Avenue 001.JPG 25 February 2021 Grange Avenue 002.JPG Three pictures taken on Friday 26 February 2021; 26 February 2021 Grange Avenue 001.JPG 26 February 2021 Grange Avenue 002.JPG 26 February 2021 Grange Avenue 003.JPG I was...
by TimBrown
18:03 Wednesday 24th February 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Winter 37 photos.
Replies: 7
Views: 1891

Re: Winter 37 photos.

A couple of pictures taken this afternoon Wednesday 24 February 2021.
24 February 2021 Grange Avenue 001.JPG
24 February 2021 Grange Avenue 002.JPG
by TimBrown
05:49 Wednesday 24th February 2021
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: WR depot, today
Replies: 11
Views: 711

Re: WR depot, today

How long did BRS continue for? I'm sure I had a toy lorry in the 80s with BRS Truck Rental on the side, I guess by that time it had been privatised? I left in 1969 and subsequently worked in the foundry industry for many years in a variety of admin posts including, costing, sales, estimating and pr...
by TimBrown
13:10 Tuesday 23rd February 2021
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: WR depot, today
Replies: 11
Views: 711

Re: WR depot, today

Going back a very long time ago in 1962, I worked as a traffic clerk at BRS, Worcester and the depot had a an early post-war Atkinson 4 wheeler lorry reg. no. MDD 736 which was inherited or is that taken over from an Evesham haulier in the Transport Act nationalisation of 1947. I love these work re...

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