Things you dont see anymore

Greyhound

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The Llangollen Heritage Railway...Being liquidated because of the lack of income in the past 12 months.

It’s a wonderful line on the English/Welsh border.
That's a shame. Hope it can be revived. The terminus is in a beautiful setting by the River Dee at Llangollen.
 

Colesman Ballz

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The Llangollen Heritage Railway...Being liquidated because of the lack of income in the past 12 months.

It’s a wonderful line on the English/Welsh border.
Annoying that a huge amount of taxpayers money has been given to the National Rail franchises(running at about £1m a hour !) that a tiny fraction could not be spared for that line.
Don't write it off just yet. It is basically the operating company only that has been liquidated. Their Trust is solvent, holds the lease for the trackbed from the local Council, and the Light Railway operating order They cannot save the OC from its £850k debts but needs a minimum of £100k and preferably upto £250k to acquire what is necessary to be running trains again this year. Some things will be lost for example the 12 BR Mk1 coaches owned by the OC, which are among items being sold off by the receiver, but the Trust will be able to make do without those.
 

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In RaWZ we trust....Amen.
This sort of musical line up in our fair city(ads from Oct 1984)

I did not go to the Motörhead gig,saw them at Fiesta Suite in Plymouth 5 years earlier my ears had still not recovered.
Recall seeing Level 42....I always thought that JJ Burnel was king of the Bass.Mark King..Wow.

Evangelist Billy Graham at Pinhoe Rd Baptist Church via Video...Those were the days.
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This type of telephone...A white one at my parents house in the hall.
Permission reqd to use it(only after 6pm on cheap rate) usually a minute later with “ Get off the phone” shouted from the lounge 🤣
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My parents had a lock on our phone, It went on the number 1 so we couldn't use it without asking, Also we had a shared line so if our neighbour was on the line we couldn't use it and vice versa, Totally alien to today's youngsters.
 

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In RaWZ we trust....Amen.
My parents had a lock on our phone, It went on the number 1 so we couldn't use it without asking, Also we had a shared line so if our neighbour was on the line we couldn't use it and vice versa, Totally alien to today's youngsters.
A Party line....I remember working in a house on the Estate at Countess Wear,I had to phone up the depot(giving the householder 4p)They had a Party Line with a couple of neighbours,i ended up inadvertently listening to parts of the neighbours conversation 😁
 
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