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Cromwell to Folkestone

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by PhotoMatt, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. PhotoMatt

    PhotoMatt New Member

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    Does anyone know what stock is being used tomorrow (i.e. what colour!).

    thanks.
     
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    It's running under the banner of the Golden Arrow so presumably will be with the VSOE Pullman carriages, my Dad and I will be photting it going through Pluckley station.
     
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    It won't be pullmans as it not a VSOE charter
     
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    vsoe's are air brake only and 70013 is vac only.
     
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    Probably be the Mk2 and Mk3 "Pullman" Train
     
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    As Mk3's are air brake only I douubt it will be that rake either. I suspect it will be drawn from the Riviera trains pool of Mk1 coaching stock.

    Regards,

    Dab
     
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    Sidmouth Part of the furniture Staff Member Moderator

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    why not the green train ?

    dual braked and WCRC operated

    since 70013 is vac braked i'm assuming it will be under wcrc
     
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    Train delayed by unscheduled stop at Penge East for approx 15 mins.

    Stock West Coast Maroon MK1's and a couple of Maroon ex MK1 pullmans with the odd green MK!!.
     
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    Flew through Orpington 0928, Working very hard, what a sight!!

    Pics to follow.

    Mike
     
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    10 late through tonbridge. Working hard. Next stop folkestone!
     
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    Making a lovely sound as it accelerated through Bromley ~0920. Messed up the photos and Dad didn't get a very good video, but it was worth going to hear a Britannia working hard again :smt023

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    Actually, I am surprised that they have not fitted the 'Golden Arrow' regalia for this trip :-k

    Regards,

    Dan
     
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    Cromwell absolutely thundered through Pluckley Station this morning, a magnificent loco indeed! =D> =D>
     
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    My photos from today's excursion can be found here:
    http://www.thestig.co.uk/cromwell

    Impressively load throughout the day, especially echoing across Folkestone!

    Any comments do voice them!
    Steve
     
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    On time through Sittingbourne, going well.

    Young Pete
     
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    Ollie has surely got to be one of the loudest engines around at the moment!! Great clip, def one to turn the volume up on.. :)
     
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    A couple of pics from today, all we needed was some sunshine! Sounded superb.

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    Some photos from today, will upload some more later along with a super power* vid from onto of the bridge

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    * super power = feeling the exhaust beat through not only the bridge but your tummy too!
     
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    I will have a big grin on my face for the rest of the month :-D

    I went up to Shortlands tonight in the hope of seeing 70013 power through on the fast line on the return leg. It actually stopped at the station for 5 minutes and we had the pleasure of listening to that two cylinder beat as it departed the station, bang on time.

    Video on Youtube when I work out how to edit down the 7 minutes of footage!

    Regards,

    Dan
     

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