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Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters

Discussion in 'Heritage railways & Centres in the Uk' started by NightRail, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. John Petley

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    Oooh! Does anyone know if any of the recent visitors will see further use apart from 80078 next Sunday, or have they already gone home?
     
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    SKP is leaving later today/tonight, 35006 is working today, tomorrow and Thursday, no idea about 92 Sqdn - Spamcan81 will know!
     
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    Thank you. Most helpful.
     
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    According to the Nene Valley Railway loco roster 34081 will be in use at the NVR on Sunday
     
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    While out and about for work yesterday, thought I'd pop my head into a damp Medstead to catch the Standard 4. Also managed to catch up with the guys from the 35011 Group at a more sunny Eastleigh who were keeping Wadebridge company. Judging from the queues for footplate visits, it would appear that the draw of steam hasn't waned! a.jpg b.jpg c.jpg d.jpg
     
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    Going by a picture I have seen on Twitter today it appears that a very popular TV detective Series set in the late 1960's is filming or will be filming at the railway. Be interesting to see what makes into the programme next year....

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    Another "filming location" picture appeared today on Twitter of the former Kings Cross footbridge at Ropley. This will be an impressive filming contract for the MHR as the programme it is for is a prime time hit show on ITV.

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    From what I've heard, the station has been totally revamped and renamed for this. I've also been told that they have erected the BR "Arrows of Indecision" on the station yet this is a period drama set in the early '60's. Would that be correct or is it another media blooper?
     
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    I enjoy watching Endeavour. :)

    Will be interesting to see how the footage is used & whether or not the footplate crew make a cameo appearance......... & no. I wasn't there!
     
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    The next Series of Endeavour is set in 1968 and the double arrow logo was introduced in 1965. So this is correct. However, the writer of the series Russell Lewis does like to put in deliberate mistakes concerning the time period to keep fans on the ball.

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    I am also a big fan of Endeavour. A superb prequel for Inspector Morse.
    The production designer for Endeavour has posted the images shown below on Twitter. I don't know where the other Railway location is with a signal gantry. I am wondering if the picture of Endeavour and Fred Thursday in the field is also near the MHR.
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    The field could well be near the line........

    Unless I've missed something, that signal gantry is nowhere near the MHR!

    The wagons look like they 'could' be up the Meon sidings, but its hard to tell.
     
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    The signal gantry looks to be the one at the south end of the Brill platform at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre (Quainton Road)which has previously featured in stories in the series.
     
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    Sure it's not a Blues Brothers remake? "We're on a mission from Alton"

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    The Saggin' Dragon Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator Friend

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    It's 10 miles to Alresford, we've got a full tender of coal, half a pack of cigarettes, it's light and we're wearing sunglasses. Hit it...

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