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Nice work (or not) if you can get it!

The Telegraph tells us that, “French rail worker paid £3,500 to do ‘absolutely nothing’ for 12 years files ‘complaint’” A French employee of national rail operator SNCF earned €5,000 per month after tax since 2003 for doing “nothing”, but in … Continue reading

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Only one owner, never ralleyed or raced….

There seem to be a lot of good railway items in the news recently – so here’s another, from the Daily Telegraph.  Not quite ‘N’ gauge, but a lovely piece of machinery, combining good points from both European and American … Continue reading

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Quelle dommage!!

Funny how posts always seem to come, like the proverbial buses, close together after a long delay.  So here’s another prototype item, this time from the BBC web site. The French train operator SNCF has discovered that 2,000 new trains … Continue reading

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