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Re: [Z_Scale] Today In History

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  • Alan Cox
    On Tue, 7 Feb 2012 08:06:21 -0800 (PST) ... No the British Railways (most of them anyway but not all) were nationalised on January 1st 1948. They were placed
    Message 1 of 768 , Feb 7, 2012
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      On Tue, 7 Feb 2012 08:06:21 -0800 (PST)
      "FT. Dewey" <kc5uci_2@...> wrote:

      > 1915 1st wireless message sent from a moving train to a station received
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      > 1940 British railroads nationalized

      No the British Railways (most of them anyway but not all) were
      nationalised on January 1st 1948.

      They were placed under state control for the war, but not nationalised
      until somewhat later.

      Alan
    • FT. Dewey
      1855 Western railroads blocked by snow 1874 Jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill MO 1932 US railway unions accept 10% wage reduction Sometimes the light
      Message 768 of 768 , Jan 31
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        1855 Western railroads blocked by snow
        1874 Jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill MO
        1932 US railway unions accept 10% wage reduction

        Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is an oncoming train.

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