Monthly Archives: February 2011

One of the pages from the new site, give it a try

http://www.transport-photos.co.uk/indx/?page_id=182 It’s going back a few years to when the Echills Wood Railway re-opened. You can see how the page looks, with a brief description about the visit, along with links to the photos and to the EWR web site. … Continue reading

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The new Transport Photos WordPress site – progress

It seems to be going well at the moment. Getting the basic format right from the start is important, then making sure it is easy to use for the largest number of visitors. http://www.transport-photos.co.uk http://www.transport-photos.co.uk/indx/ Both of the above links … Continue reading

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Replacing my old html sites with new WordPress site

Yes, I’m aware of missing photo captions & all that sort of thing in the galleries, but something that has been bugging me for ages is the state of the old html sites that link to/from the gallery albums. They … Continue reading

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The new host is – Vidahost

When I was looking for a new host I looked through the sites for the well-known names, not really happy with what they offered, so tried a few new names. A couple looked fine, but looking in greater detail – … Continue reading

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May change to new host later today

I think all files are now uploaded. Just some e-mail accounts to set up & a final check before altering DNS settings, probably later today. Then just a matter of waiting for the links to be directed to the new … Continue reading

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Making good progress in preparations to move to new host

One of my other domains has already been moved – this includes my test gallery. I’m pleased to say the photos in that gallery download much faster, so am looking forward to having the other galleries moved soon. Just about … Continue reading

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Update 418. 66726 works first GBRf Handsworth to Cardiff scrap train, 14/02/11

The previous week I saw a DBS loco working the scrap train to Cardiff, which reminds me I’ve done nothing with those photos yet ( but it was extremely dull, so poor results) so a change to GBRf adds some … Continue reading

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Update 417. Seen at Stafford, 86701, 70010, 37510 & 37688 on 11/02/11

86701 was being used on training runs from Crewe, and was due to run to Stafford all week. So a few hours up there seemed a worthwhile few hours out. There were a few other locos seen during the time … Continue reading

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Changing host again soon

Lots of head-scratching & internet searches, but I signed up with a new host a few days ago & have been busy transferring files. Still using the old host at the moment, but testing one of the galleries that I … Continue reading

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Update 416. Taliesin on the Welsh Highland Railway, 03/02/11

An Arriva Trains Wales Club55 offer was tempting me to have a day trip to Wales. Checking train times, I found it was possible to get to Porthmadog for a 10 mile round trip on the new section of the … Continue reading

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Update 415. 20301 & 20302 at Old Hill and Cradley Heath, 01/02/11

The Class 20s ran from Gloucester to Small Heath & return on route learning duties. I was able to see them at Old Hill on the outbound journey and then at Cradley Heath on the return. Link to photos Dull … Continue reading

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