From SVR Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Having done this as a featured article, a couple of queries for Patrick.

  • The article used to read "Pictures of the repair work in progress can be seen in this news archive page on the SVR Live web site". The link no longer works. Is is still in the back end somewhere and is there another way of linking to it?
  • Any chance of us getting permission to use a picture of the latest repair work here as well as in Branch Lines?

--Robin (talk) 15:11, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

Not sure which Sterns work you refer to? There was an SVRLive that Bill archived around 2016. Entries since then are there, even if hidden. (The size of SVRLive means it might again be archived, Bill Griffiths has said.) I don't know where the archive sits, but could ask? Both Chris Bond and Jonathan Symonds have agreed (private email) their pictures can be used on a creative commons basis.--Patrick Hearn (talk) 16:57, 3 August 2020 (UTC)
Thanks. Re the broken 2014 link, I thought I'd try the Internet Wayback machine and found copy of the linked page which can be seen here. It gives details of when the slip started and the work that was going to be done and mentions at least one picture but it doesn't look as though the snapshot captured the picture itself. Not a problem, I was more interested in the text anyway. I may have more of a play with the wayback machine at some point and see what else is there. Re using pictures, that may come in handy going forward although I'll try to be sparing with it. Do you know if the drone pictures in the August Branch Lines like this one are Chris's or someone else's? They say 'Drone picture' but don't credit an individual as far as I can see.--Robin (talk) 19:26, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

After one slip, I think the 1994 one, there was a survey from (from memory) Bournemouth Uni that established the plane. Is that in a contemporary SVRSevern Valley Railway News?--Patrick Hearn (talk) 17:00, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

I've had a quick search but nothing comes to hand immediately. Again I may do bit more digging at some point.--Robin (talk) 19:26, 3 August 2020 (UTC)