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The Gwili Railway thread

Discussion in 'Heritage railways & Centres in the Uk' started by Matt78, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. Christopher125

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    Darned if I can find the page now but a couple of days ago I found a photo of 3 Mk1's at Long Marston supposedly owned by the Avon Valley. The accompanying note implied that the site was needed for redevelopment. Might be worth following up.
    Ray.
     
  3. Tuska

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    Forgive me, but where is the loco shed at Bronwydd Arms?
     
  4. Matt78

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    North end of the site. Click back a few pages on this thread and there should be some pics.

    EDIT - see page 49

    Regards

    Matt
     
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    If you want to find the carriages still present at Long Marston Depot, then use the great searching tool from vintagecarriagetrust.
    Here are the result with the Mark 1 Coaches:
    http://www.cs.vintagecarriagestrust.org/se/results.asp

    I think there are even 4 Mark 1 located at Long Marston...
     
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    just what is most needed. Good luck
     
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    Rather annoyingly it seems to have lost it formatting after being put on FB, hopefully however the actual appeal leaflet is below ...:Nailbiting:
     

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    A very sensible scheme and, I think, the right priorities. I'd like to support but, from the booklet, there seems to be no provision for on-line payments. As mentioned in the recent "Membership" thread, without this potential supporters can be faced with unnecessary extra costs and the organisation may well miss out on useful income.
     
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    Is the site only big enough for a two road shed? The incremental cost of making it three road would not be that great and would then allow the Mk 1 service set to be under cover as well (I assume to dining coaches will be given priority as things stand).
     
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    Here we is the online option https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/gwili-shedappeal
     
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    That's much better - you had my attention to the end! :Jawdrop: :)

    Only on little nit-pick though, if you can change it - page 4, para 4 doesn't read right.......... "carriage facility shed" should really read "Carriage shed facility" - personally I'd shoot the proof reader, or ask them to lay off the grog! ;)
     
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    We got through a lot of drafts believe me...
     
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    For a minute there I thought you meant Feelin Foul or Brains SA.......... :eek:

    Its only one slip, easily amended on a PDF.......

    Though seriously, I hope it comes to fruition & I for one will be jealous as the MHR can only dream about proper covered accommodation for the carriages, never mind out "troublesome trucks! :(
     
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    While this is an excellent development, and the sheds featuring TVR28 on display, with vintage and Mk1 coaches, would be a splendid sight. I do have two words for you:-

    Get. PayPal.

    Please. Make it easier please for people to donate to your cause! :eek:

    Of course if this is realized it begs the question of what the relief/loop lines/sidings at Llwyfan Cerrig, which are now freed up, will ultimately be used for. I can only assume a wagon works too. :) Wagons need TLC too!

    .......the Mid Hants Railway???
     
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    My guess, probably an HMRC thing to ensure tax reliefs are only applied to donations from UK taxpayers.
     
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    the MHR have a carriage works but afaik the running coaches don't have accommodation. Not an unusual situation on most lines.
     

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