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Tim Dunn @MrTimDunn London, UK

That railway history chap: Historian, presenter of #TheArchitectureTheRailwaysBuilt on @YesterdayTweets @UKTVPlay, Trainline’s Travel Ed. Own views, obv. 🏳️‍🌈

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I drove past this beast in Jan, jammed on brakes & did U-turn: Anglo-Bavarian Brewery in Shepton Mallet. Built 1864… https://t.co/XztvmgdGQz
9/30
2020
@jrbenson @ERailway @nymr Awwww!!!! @rwjc22 @NetworkRailWAL @festrail 100%! Once I’m past Llandudno going south or Dovey Junction going west then as fa… https://t.co/UT95fKd5Jd @adipullenLNER @H_chapman17 I would contest that it was very much Coronation at that point - for the trip - so tech… https://t.co/VCbtE6ujSIMehr hier, und so weiter, Von @railwaygazette https://t.co/S5iiInWBsrSpeakers ON! Cor. Just been sent this by @ALLRAIL_EU - from aboard the extraordinary "protest train" of 20 freight… https://t.co/j7Pwd8UR5uHurrah! Conwy Valley line in north wales has reopened: a massive job for @NetworkRailWAL but so important for every… https://t.co/sGBv1orlVSFYI that #HiddenLondon tour takes you into the new Bank station works... best one yetHullo. I'm in the middle of a @LTMuseum #HiddenLondon virtual tour of King William Street disused tube station (clo… https://t.co/8oOAAWhyO9Autumn in London, one week in https://t.co/g6SD8XbHCv🚨 EVENT 🚨 A modern ‘architectural sensation’: The Jubilee Line Extension stations, 13th October, 11am, online. Clic… https://t.co/WAatUSFRJR
Retweeted by Tim Dunn
9/29
2020
@PaulWhitewick @welovehistory @wildscotland @welcomescotland @VisitScotland @VisitScotNews @Scotlandhttps://t.co/0rnHp7YdGj @PaulWhitewick @welovehistory @wildscotland @welcomescotland @VisitScotland @VisitScotNews @Scotlandhttps://t.co/HwGHkiUi4T @PaulCliftonBBC Upsetting @cocteautriplets @GarethDennis @rlonguk It certainly sounds like a genuine GNER carriage wall shelf bracket but I’d… https://t.co/mazk8WVIKv @rlonguk Pedant’s are my favourite things, really @rlonguk Ah my mistake, twitter is good for telling me that @worldsendone Were you there?! (Yes) @ClayJonathan Perchance it sleepeth, but close-uppeth it is dying @timmcdunn The problem is, Tim Dunn No.1, is that I don’t think that they’ll actually care that much. I don’t think… https://t.co/jtKnhwHDE8 @heather_waugh @LUCYLucyprior @MaggieSimpson49 @DavidHorne I like this idea because i ❤️ that film but I have conce… https://t.co/sRIrBFbl71 @vanrob At your service!Enjoyably archetypal London scene on Trinity Street in this evening’s fading light: K6 ‘phone kiosk, handsome garde… https://t.co/E0Lydf315U @SashaTwining @chrisckmedia as chris is a railway nerd to he will not be surprised (i cannot believe i am typing th… https://t.co/w8dwV1yKqp @MaggieSimpson49 @DavidHorne I can imagine that you and @heather_waugh as the crew in the leading cab of perhaps 20… https://t.co/XhcoNny9Xd @visuals0und This is my fave https://t.co/9sMXs0f9SxThere is still time to get your nominations in for the #WorldCupofStations 🏆 Find out from last year’s winner… https://t.co/LrgCby05Z7
Retweeted by Tim Dunn @IlluminatedRiv surely as Illuminated River is all about lighting effects if you could do a post about the cock-and… https://t.co/gSnnlS63Mq @DominicMHinde @GarethDennis @MimiBilling @Siftedeu @Marie_a_Paris @maijapalmer https://t.co/CTOzGIxXl1An extraordinary "protest train" of 20 freight locomotives, horns blaring, has today done a circuit of Berlin's rai… https://t.co/9xX2Qt80tN @HungryFillbe no, i don't think that these could have possibly been used for that purpose. they are purely decoration ;)(St Katherine. Not St Katherine’s. Before you tell me)It is not to everyone’s taste but I do like the late 1970s approach at International House in St Katherine’s Docks:… https://t.co/xaHNHGm5Im @LukasNovo89 l'aeroglisseur! @bonessrailway @srpsrailtours @BonessCC @VFalkirk @kinneil @srpssteam @SRPSDieselGroup @GoIndustScothttps://t.co/0ACJyticNJ @RAIL We were up late the night before reopening Thorpe Light Railway for the first time, building The Titfield Arm… https://t.co/bGiRj8yNpt @TheBeyonderUK Yes those buildings are mediocre but that isn’t a result of modernity - I would suggest that almost… https://t.co/CNP4Yb8CTv
9/28
2020
@kent_observer @IMechE Yes, I didn’t didn’t depict them for that reason in that tweet. More, another time. @the_runt69 @hornby @RichardKeenan4 It is a whickham trolley to you. They were and are wickham railcars to me and t… https://t.co/wPGvrQYdXm(One in particular I know, did. And I am so pleased. It was a revelation then and it remains a lovely, tiny beacon… https://t.co/sxwh35Mz8rHe had no dependents, did Mr D. But he really did care for us all. When he died, I am told that he left his estate… https://t.co/iGKid8efonWhen I was a small, a wise tutor said to me: “Timothy. Pick a niche in life and do the *best* with that niche that… https://t.co/mXdUFwAboTYouth is just a short period of time allotted to people before they have to make the choice whether to be boring or weird.
Retweeted by Tim Dunn @WH1SKS Gary can’t go through all that again @Johnners733 @_doublearrow @gawuffy @GarethDennis Nurse! @RHummBooks Oh NOW I KNOW @WH1SKS I ain’t got no time for organic https://t.co/JlpOnxDDMM.enviro.friendly shizzle. I’ve got a zone 1 petrol-f… https://t.co/9txMUrUz1L @traceyb78 @richardsalkeld @gawuffy @neilclarke3 In TheseUnprecedentedTimes™️ I think a Bic biro and a few post-its… https://t.co/9fRMEufoQK @RHummBooks Damn him (for it will be a he). Nice stone, whatever. @traceyb78 @richardsalkeld @gawuffy @neilclarke3 That was a loooooooong time ago! The next gizmo freebie I get will be from saga, I reckon @RHummBooks A shilling that it’s on this list of 78 https://t.co/uWsGpBTlJS @gawuffy @neilclarke3 I have all the boxes 🤓🤓🤓 @WH1SKS Last outing today for this little pick-me-up for 2020 for sure. https://t.co/WhuCRpDoJL @_doublearrow @Johnners733 @gawuffy @GarethDennis There is something seriously weird in the River Ouse water, clearly @GeoffreyBrock6 @digicriminal It’s my nextdoor neighbour! I like it. Because I swear at it daily and it never answers back @_doublearrow I would of selected the “probably indiscernible to anyone apart from those acutely aware of the Guide… https://t.co/p3vH9qdopY @_doublearrow Alas @_doublearrow They are all back to front? @digicriminal https://t.co/iqhwXf2Yx4 @digicriminal True. But as a local I used to get £20 Shard entry for the year and it’s about 5 mins from my front d… https://t.co/6RWWM1r26o @JasonHazeley This trip was wronger. Ps HBTY. X https://t.co/tR02VJu64F @ButtersHewitt Objectively shit @urbaneprofessor @GarethDennis @RAIL @AntCoulls @fsdr1825 @LocomotionSHD @RailwayMuseum I am always a fan of suppor… https://t.co/dB1RZ2LQdV @AdamsonCathy Ughhhh“oooh the lush skygarden tho?” No. Let me remind you of the #RenderVsReality of that pathetic planning sup that res… https://t.co/nFjlYYizwi @jimwaterson Oh bloody hell. I forgot you did the eggs @RAIL @AntCoulls @GarethDennis @fsdr1825 @LocomotionSHD @RailwayMuseum I can confirm that it is a very good read. @AntCoulls @GarethDennis @RAIL @fsdr1825 @LocomotionSHD @RailwayMuseum You are preaching to the choir, Reverend https://t.co/C9BLV3O8pL @ppzpag Hearty disagree! The viewing platform was in exchange for the rest of the building’s offensive existence. C… https://t.co/4tDcK5mLRW @AntCoulls @GarethDennis @RAIL @fsdr1825 @LocomotionSHD @RailwayMuseum Is this going to be like the times we had on… https://t.co/Oge6luGZPe @SimonCrestphoto It is objectively shit tho @jennycolgan I use the phrase “pressed thumb in the faces of Londoners” usually but “rude fucking prick” conveys my… https://t.co/lfv3pDEgm2 @MikeArchibald1 The “Skygarden” is enjoyed by a handful of people each day. It was a sup to the planning system. A… https://t.co/QJdCfFQN18 @SimonCrestphoto You’re firedUgh. Colossal intrusion - a looming assault on our city that we have to suffer every day. Score: 3/10, and that’s b… https://t.co/8McfIUPWQj @FlywheelMedia1 @trainsongsbook Duffy https://t.co/JTE8gqjuwJ @vineshpomal @se1 @ECDArchitects @proctormatthews Oh! It’s a v pleasant building. Shame about the lump of mediocre… https://t.co/PWK41byA8d @trainsongsbook I’ve just learned of the painfully-self-aware-named band “Dogshit Sandwich” so I’d quite like to se… https://t.co/gNx0UvvASA @unclewilco I got milk! And somehow spent 30 pissing quid on groceries @WillSheret WELL. The northern line is a good start. Then top of my head:. @Towerbridge. @Sciencemuseum. @eorailwayhttps://t.co/V6d6LZ2294195 years ago, it all began here, and now the first fish belly rails to have been laid on the Stockton and Darlingt… https://t.co/2GJPhTRFy9
Retweeted by Tim DunnBlue Lion Court - the old printworks. Now mixed commercial and residential. According to local gen on @se1 forums i… https://t.co/UBQY0b4tPxBermondsey Abbey once stood where the junction of Tower Bridge Road and Abbey St / Long Lane @SE1 are now. The Cour… https://t.co/gxiQoHEgFVThe last above-ground remains of Bermondsey Abbey, south east London’s long-lost priory. Here, within the 17th Cent… https://t.co/dWMs3BjkOXThe Alaska fur factory, Bermondsey. The site dates from 1869 but the stonking great white building is of 1932 and b… https://t.co/Jyliqa0j0d“I went out to get milk but instead wandered & gawped at interesting local buildings for an hour” #SE1 #SE16 London… https://t.co/xzzqVFo4t0 @BTPTeesValley If my ASBO is lifted in time 🥳The NRM, opened #OTD 1975, was Britain’s first national museum to exist outside London. Many exhibits came from Cla… https://t.co/uYBb3ksW0A @WickhamofWare @hornby @RichardKeenan4 See thread... @clarkaw @bbceastenders @Scalextric I’ve absolutely no idea. I’ve only seen one episode all the way through and tha… https://t.co/btWyKIliAv @aljones27 @IMechE I’d already seen enough kettles in the kitchen, etc etcOh I forgot to include this image... of Dirty Den and others off of @bbceastenders playing @Scalextric https://t.co/FKJLgFCkmq @thedumbwaiter @gawuffy @GarethDennis @CopleyHill Oh very nice! Big fan of the J94 👍👍 @AnnCastleWalton 🙏 @de_Hotot @realnickperry This might be one brand extension too far for me @NoSheds @IMechE No , bittern @BrownPhilip @IMechE Nooo it’s j Hosking’s’s @PhilLucasAlt It was quite a trip! I’ve left loads out as I think it’ll benefit from a more in depth view another time.Please exit via the @hornby model shop, which IS open at the mo. Btw @RichardKeenan4 spent a fortune here but I’m n… https://t.co/gqPC1f2KXoLook! It’s the last ever hornby moukded model to be made at the Margate factory, the tunnel. Every trainset should… https://t.co/1Aw1AcSaHB
9/27
2020

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