I quite like that B&W shot, it has a sense of grimy 1960s reality.
As flashing is a deviation, the adjacent up fast is at red, , I guess so.
I was quite surprised by how far Clan Line had advanced during the "eclipse", its then you realise just how damn fast it was going.
Esher, on the fast line, going, well errr - very fast indeed
And here we have the pair at St Pierre Pill in Monmouthsire on the out,
And WOW, that epic noisy thrash up Sapperton, footplates on both...
What's happening at Glous? I see it's on the move 30 down
Poor Bil, had a reminder of the Sea Side, blue skies, warmth and sunshine of its youth, and then forced back to this. Lots of rain, mud, crap, and...
And the result of that chaos was
I am stood at West Byfleet staring at a line of red signals, and tail lights on the down slow and fast, and backed up headlights behind me....
well at Weybridge, all the 5 was doing was hanging on the back, winking, clanking and doing a good impersonation of a caboose.
Winchester, and a huge long whistle through Worting
Sunset Steam Express, Egham
And a very late, hence very dark, Dorking West
Its spending a long time at Crewe, Have to hope Leisure Suite Larry, sorry I mean Loco Services Limited, don't nick it.
See L/E thread, BIL going back t'north?
One of WCR's daily slots has been activated, BIL back t'north?
Best send it south for that, clearly durable paint is not a northern skill.
Now that is a great photo for 1989. Telegraph wires, fishplate bolted track, in situ useable platelayers hut, all we needed was a semaphore signal.
Sorry, you are quite correct of course.
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