It Seemed A Good Idea At The Time
Monday 31 July 2023
Sunday 30 July 2023
Yesterday's blog was published later in the morning. It was, as usual, fbb incompetence. The blog is republished below today's offering for those that missed all the excitement.
Of course, such a vehicle would need to be built for UK platform height rather than the French flat earth policy. But a nice rural green livery would look good on the more remote branch lines. Some embellishment would be needed livery-wise, perhaps just a modicum of decoration on the ends.
Would we call is "Draisy"?
I suspect Great British Railways would go for something more staid and solid. As it is like a bus on rails, how about "Rail Bus".
Here is a mock-up of the idea - an excellent artist's impression that looks almost real ...
More Stunning Engineering
In passing we met two old aqueducts, one at Kirkintilloch and one at Stockingfield.
Before we complete the job with more stunnings between Stockingfield and Bowling, just take a look at this, between Stockingfield and Port Dundas.
This is the ancient Firhill Basin, labelled "Timber Basin" ...