Not one to usually “bang my own drum”, but as it is local news here is something I was involved with yesterday. Michael Portillo is out & about in Cornwall filming for a new Great British Railway Journeys. Yesterday at Saltash, where yours truly was pontificating on-camera about the bridge (apparently I was deemed the “local expert” – apologies to others who might better fit that description). Transmission is said to be end of January, I was told, so there is plenty of time for you to have forgotten and I can slink away unseen. Cheers, Paul Burkhalter
We expect many of you will know of Paul as the author of that excellent book on the history of the railways of DEVONPORT DOCKYARD. Well done Paul, we look forward to the broadcast in January 2016. We also look forward to your next work, a publication dealing with the Royal Naval Depots at Bull Point and Ernesettle.