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  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale It's a pity the CR Cafe seems to have fallen into disuse. Have we all had a chance to read the DfT's new Community Rail Development Strategy (see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/community-rail-development-strategy)? Will anyone be trying out...  more
    • November 18, 2018
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    • Tony Smale
      Graham Ellis Yes, and yes ... this has been a hectic autumn as I pass over my CRO role at TransWilts and I'm looking forward to an exciting 2019 ... something new.
      • November 25, 2018
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale replied to a topic in the forum Other projects:
    First ran the TankFest shuttle No 55 again in 2017 without subsidy, and they also ran it on two other event days. So the service now has wheels of its own!
    • August 11, 2017
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale replied to a topic in the forum Other projects:
    See also my post on 11 Aug 2017 about keeping bus info shown on your Onward Travel Poster up to date. If station adoptors dont report errors, who will?
    • August 11, 2017
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale Continuation of my previous post...
    For most stations in Britain, it’s easy to check the poster for any particular station by viewing it online from the comfort of your own home: (1) Go to the National Rail website (2) Select your Station (3) Click...  more
    • August 11, 2017
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale You may have had trouble reporting comments about the Onward Travel Poster at your station because the email address shown on the poster (comments@onwardstravelposters.com) was out of action. Well, I’m told by the production team based in Brighton that...  more
    • August 11, 2017
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale Our station adoption group currently operates under a Memorandum of Understanding with South West Trains (signed by us and their Community Rail officer). So what happens on 20th August when First/MTR takes over? Will we be allowed on the platforms?
    I...  more
    • August 2, 2017
  • Tony Smale
    Tony SmaleAdam Davison: The Station Survey Checklist on Railfuture's website may help to remind you what to look for in a new station. See http://www.railfuture.org.uk/Railfuture+volunteer+activities
    • July 4, 2016
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale posted a topic in the forum Other projects:
    • May 4, 2016
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale replied to a topic in the forum Art projects:
    I cut up a sheet of Correx for an outdoor art project over a year ago and it looks as good as new. The kids painted individual panels and I then applied an art varnish before fixing the panels into a frame and displaying on the end wall of the goods shed...  more
    • March 26, 2016
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    • Tony Smale
      sue mitchell Thank you very much, Tony. It is what I've sourced and its good to hear positive outcomes.
      Cheers Sue
      • March 26, 2016
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale replied to a topic in the forum Station improvements:
    Our parish council (Wool) has just done a deal with the two pubs which will allow non patrons to use toilets on request. I'm not sure if they'd be happy for us to advertise that fact on the station, but we have put it in our new village leaflet.
    • March 26, 2016
  • Tony Smale
    Tony Smale has added a new profile photo.
    • March 26, 2016
  • Brian Barnsley
    Brian Barnsley: Hi Tony. Welcome to the cafe.

    Brian
    • March 25, 2016
    • Brian Barnsley
      Tony Smale You told me to sign up, so I did!!
      • March 26, 2016
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