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    Decided to go give these trains a little look one afternoon.it was a lovely couple hours mooch.got into a few of the carraige said and the cab of what looked like some digger on the carraige.my only guess it was for track or maybe embankment work.but silly me forgot to take a pic of it.i really liked the first class style carriage with its wood panne King and big seats.always reminds of a scene in James Bond

















































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    I can remember train compartments, I didn't get into 1st class that often though great pics, Thanks
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    Love this mate, especially the carriage shots,need to explore a train soon!
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    Love the compartment shot i remember trains like this from my childhood, nice work.

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    Superb photos. I'm glad you also got something good as well.

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    Nice detailed photographs. In my early days as a Guard on British Rail I, and passengers preferred those 1st class carriages. Bigger seats, adjustable seats, air-con controls on the right on your photo of the compartment. I think that this is a redundant engineers train and the carriages were used for staff accommodation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugh Jorgan View Post
    I think that this is a redundant engineers train and the carriages were used for staff accommodation.
    The yellow engineering vehicles are I think the first commercially built prototype track aligning/ballasting unit. A bit of a pain sometimes and took us ages to get it to work to spec. The passenger coaches photographed were not with the unit when we worked on it, the consist then was machine, Derby Research Laboratory Coach and CME coach or equipment bogie van. The passenger coaches in the sidings are, I think, just a random collection of scrap.

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    Great set of a great place. The engineering vehicles are called stoneblowers.

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    Great set there mate. I need this :)

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    Nice photos. Putting dereliction and railways together looks great.

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