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2020 Cumbrian Mountain Expresses

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by mike1522, Dec 31, 2019.

  1. Fred Kerr

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    They weren't showing 30 minutes ago....

    Now seems to be a VSTP path but I can't see any changes to the original times.

    Andrew
     
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    BIL on the front, departure from Carnforth 1129 5L, 44mph passed MP 9 1/2 at the top of the first bit of 1 in 134.
     
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    39 over Grayrigg @ 1157.
     
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    Shap took a lot from us! 72.6 at the base, 29.2 over the summit
     
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    Difficult to know which group to put this in
     
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    Brake fault a mile or so short of Clitheroe - been at a stand for a good 40 minutes now.
     
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    35018 at Deep Gill in the strong gusty wind .

     
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    Have come to a second stop... on Whalley Bank... in heavy rain...
     
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    Not a bad half day's work !
     
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    Still stuck on the bank Will?
     
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    Finally over the top. Dug in well with a few slips throughout the climb. A respectable 16mph at the summit all things considered. Now stopped outside Blackburn, still on the Clitheroe line... brakes problems continue.
     
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    Footage of 35018 approaching a very windy Grayrigg Summit, along with a shot of the 86 at Bay Horse beforehand for good measure.

     
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    BIL at Shap Wells cutting nat.jpg

    A nervous few moments if the light would hit the track before BIL went through. On the approach to Shap Summit.
     
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    Still in the platform at Preston it would seem. Any update @Will RL ?
     
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    Just left Preston 2102.
     
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    CMW 35018 2b.jpg

    Whistling through Kirkby Stephen 'British India Line ' puts on a show on the return 'Cumbrian Mountain Express' with Steve Chipperfield driving and Craig
    Todd on the shovel
     
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    You were visible on the station web cam and a few people in the chatroom were praising your tenacity for being out there!
     
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    Lateness causing problems as Trent Valley route now closed for engineering works hence diversion via Birmingham; how will Nuneaton passengers be accommodated ?
     

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