This website contains mostly unrelated topics relating to my transport interests which I hope you will find of some interest. Feedback is welcomed via my contact page. Buses Bus Fleets of the Red & White Group A fleet history of the group which initially operated in the Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire areas and when nationalised in 1950 was the largest independent bus company in the country. Blue Belle of South London A detailed history and fleet list of Blue Belle, which became a major London coach operator in the 1930s, was acquired by Red & White and later appeared under the ownership of United Service Transport. Model Railways BR(WR) Model Railway in 4mm Scale A 1950s fictitious Western Region branch railway operated by DCC and incorporating the level crossing gates described below. Woking Model Railway Level Crossing Gates Here is a way of constructing gates where a minor road crosses a single line. Only one gate is provided each side of the track and the operation  involves sequential closure of the gates. Railways Locomotives on the South Wales Railway in 1859 Details of the broad gauge locomotives and where they were stationed. Railway Publications The Bristol & South Wales Union Railway and the New Passage Ferry A detailed history of the railway and ferry service which linked Bristol and South Wales from 1863 until the opening of the Severn Tunnel in 1886. Portskewett Railways A small village in Monmouthshire with a fascinating railway story starting in 1850 with the opening of the South Wales Railway.
© Richard Smith 2012-19. All rights reserved.
Richard’s Transport  Pages
This website contains mostly unrelated topics relating to my transport interests which I hope you will find of some interest. Feedback is welcomed via my contact page. Buses Bus Fleets of the Red & White Group A fleet history of the group which initially operated in the Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire areas and when nationalised in 1950 was the largest independent bus company in the country. Blue Belle of South London A detailed history and fleet list of Blue Belle, which became a major London coach operator in the 1930s, was acquired by Red & White and later appeared under the ownership of United Service Transport. Model Railways BR(WR) Model Railway in 4mm Scale A 1950s fictitious Western Region branch railway operated by DCC and incorporating the level crossing gates described below. Woking Model Railway Level Crossing Gates Here is a way of constructing gates where a minor road crosses a single line. Only one gate is provided each side of the track and the operation  involves sequential closure of the gates. Railways Locomotives on the South Wales Railway in 1859 Details of the broad gauge locomotives and where they were stationed. Railway Publications The Bristol & South Wales Union Railway and the New Passage Ferry A detailed history of the railway and ferry service which linked Bristol and South Wales from 1863 until the opening of the Severn Tunnel in 1886. Portskewett Railways A small village in Monmouthshire with a fascinating railway story starting in 1850 with the opening of the South Wales Railway.
© Richard Smith 2012-19. All rights reserved.
Richard’s Transport  Pages