Railway, Trains, Transport June 25, 2018 Skippy 2 comments

Skippy’s Rail Conditions of Carriage

Wikipedia calls contracts like the National Rail Conditions of Carriage / Travel a Standard form contract: A standard form contract (sometimes referred to as a contract of adhesion, a leonine contract, a take-it-or-leave-it contract, or a boilerplate contract) is a contract between two parties, where the terms and conditions of the contract are set by […]

Project 365, Railway, Trains April 23, 2017 Skippy No comments

Greebo waiting for a @northernassist train…

Greebo has to commute from New Mills Newtown to the city to get mice as she has scared all the local ones away.

100 Book, Geeky, Projects, Railway, Tech, Trains, Transport January 26, 2017 Skippy No comments

Book 12 – Mallard and another one with @miniboygeek

Book 11 – Giles Andreae’s “Giraffes Can’t Dance“ Book 12 – Don Hale’s “Mallard: How the Blue Streak Broke the World Steam Speed Record” (book crossing ID 609-14374962) On 3rd July 1938 A4 LNER Pacific ‘Mallard’ achieved the world speed record for a steam locomotive of 126mph and in this publication the author relates the […]

Pecorama – Beer Heights Light Railway

While on family holiday (narrow boat was being painted at the time), we went for a day trip to Beer Heights Light Railway Beer Heights Light Railway, Considered by many the finest 7¼ inch gauge railway in Britain, the B.H.L.R. first opened to the public on the 14 July 1975. Given PECORAMA’s location, high on […]

Boat painting and new name

While reversing out of our mooring at New Islington Marina we suffered a slight technicals issue… the engine stopped making happy happy noises and started sounding sad. So to continue our way up the Ashton Canal to Packet Boat Company we had some help… A big thank you to all who helped bow hall nbSteven […]

Ashton Canal, Boating, Project 365, Railway, Trains June 9, 2015 Skippy No comments

[email protected] playing with the train

We have now had @Coalboat deliver gas by Van, Boat, and now train!

  Ashton Packet Boat company have their own 2 foot (24″) narrow gage railway.