C2 Project edit / delete

Rebuilding a Chinese forestry steam locomotive for the Festiniog Railway.

to china festiniog forest locomotive narrowgauge rail retrotech steam ... on 28 January 2020

C2 Project edit / delete

"The C2 Project was set up in 2006 to purchase, import and rebuild a Chinese C2 Class 0-8-0 steam locomotive, with a view to eventual operation on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways in Wales." This is some serious engineering!

to c2 ffestiniog mechanica rail retrotech steam ... on 07 September 2017

The Man in Seat Sixty-One - the train travel guide... edit / delete

The marketing gets a bit tiresome (I wouldn't choose to give money to Virgin Trains if my life depended on it), but the guides on how to travel to various countries by train are pretty interesting.

to rail travel ... on 13 May 2017

ROTWSI (Remains Of The Welsh Slate Industry) edit / delete

"[...] a personal collection of photographs covering various remains of the slate industry in North and Mid Wales." Surrounding Ffestiniog and Talyllyn.

to festiniog history mining rail retrotech slate wales ... on 11 January 2017

Visualizing MBTA Data edit / delete

Neat live visualisations, both of train locations and journey statistics.

to boston rail subway visualisation ... on 12 December 2016

Die Brück’ am Tay – Wikisource edit / delete

A German take on the Tay Bridge disaster, by Theodor Fontane.

to accidents german poetry rail tay ... on 05 September 2016

Rail Map online edit / delete

Maps of the UK and of the western US showing railways. All of them. That ever existed.

to history maps rail retrotech ... on 05 September 2016

The Milwaukee Road edit / delete

"The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad, commonly known as simply the Milwaukee Road, is best remembered for its Hiawatha passenger trains and electrified main line known as the Pacific Coast Extension or PCE."

to america history rail retrotech ... on 28 August 2016

Festipedia edit / delete

"Festipedia is dedicated to recording the history of the Festiniog Railway from the 19th Century to the present day. You will also find much detail on the Welsh Highland Railway." I hadn't realised quite how big the FR/WHR is now -- I need to find an excuse to visit at some point!

to engineering festiniog history mechanica museum rail trains transport wales ... on 20 September 2014

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