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  1. 30567 liked GW 5972's post in the thread The Great Britain XVI - 13/04/24 to 21/04/24.

    As someone who is on the train, and near the back on this leg, apart from the shove up to Grovesnor bank we have barely heard the 47. FYI 65% of this year’s travellers are regulars and yes we are enthusiasts. While the WCRC situation has been a...

    Apr 14, 2024 at 8:34 AM
  2. 30567 replied to the thread The Great Britain XVI - 13/04/24 to 21/04/24.

    I'd say there's shades of grey. There are definitely international travellers who are doing a land cruise of GB. Then in coach J, first class as opposed to premier dining, you have the kind of enthusiast who can afford to do it, perhaps for the...

    Apr 13, 2024 at 1:02 PM
  3. 30567 replied to the thread Jacobite 2024.

    My take is that to do what WCR were doing last year they needed the NB rake, a rake based at Southall, a rake based at Carnforth and two half rakes at Fort William. At the moment they can run the NB, the morning Jacobite and one English train,...

    Apr 13, 2024 at 10:07 AM
  4. 30567 replied to the thread RTC 2024.

    Slightly ironic since, putting turn ups for the books to one side, the loco will be 44871 or 45407 or just possibly 45212.

    Apr 12, 2024 at 10:33 AM
  5. 30567 liked Big Al's post in the thread The Great Britain XVI - 13/04/24 to 21/04/24.

    ...and conveniently this is somewhere that a train can spend almost as much time as is necessary without disruption. It is also not a goods loop and so passengers can have a leg stretch at or away from the station if it suits them.

    Apr 10, 2024 at 10:02 AM
  6. 30567 replied to the thread The Great Britain XVI - 13/04/24 to 21/04/24.

    Probably diesel leading to Hellifield, Tangmere to Carlisle, Tangmere departing to Carnforth 1300, Black Fives arriving from Carnforth 1500.

    Apr 9, 2024 at 7:42 AM
  7. 30567 replied to the thread Saphos 2024.

    Modern Life is Rubbish--- best album artwork of all time. https://www.normanrecords.com/records/133473-blur-modern-life-is-rubbish

    Apr 8, 2024 at 11:41 AM