Covid-19

April 12, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Time address the elephant in the room, Now this is not about this viruse and how it's changed everything but more on how I feel with it all. As of now Sunday the 12 of April we been in lockdown for under three weeks and the strain of it is starting to tell on everyone. The hardest thing for me at least is not being allowed to travel. Am not only...
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BronyScot 2019

November 14, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
My first non rail blog and about my time at this year's BronyScot in Glasgow. This year's con was my forth BronyScot and it was back at the Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor hotel which is close by to Hillhead station on the Glasgow subway also known as the Clockwork Orange. Con day started at 7am when myself and my partner Ace started to get ourselves tog...
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DOO, Profit before safety

October 31, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Oh boy this is going to be controversial, This is my veiws on DOO or driver-only operation. As you can guess am not for DOO as no matter what lies the DFT of them who run RAIL say it is unfafe and here is why. DOO came in the 80s as a way to cost cut staff. In the rule book at the time DOO could only happen on 4 coach trains as the driver could he...
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IEP, Where fears and horrors come ture.

October 31, 2019  •  1 Comment
For them who know me off twitter I have a dislike of the Hitachi IEP family of trains but many think it is because of what they have replaced. This is a small reason but I will list why they are the worst trains on the UK network in my opinion, If you like them good on you. First up is most are 5 coach formations. I know there are 9 coach ones but...
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Chaos in Kent

October 27, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Long time since I've used here and now going to use this for news and stuff like that. The 26th of Octorber saw 70000 Britannia heading for Kent once again but this time for Saphos Trains. She was running as scrapped sister 70014 'Iron Duke' which was a Stewarts Lane based loco for most of it's live. The trip started at London Victoria and was hea...
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