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Cumbrian Coast Express 14/03/20

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Steamie Boxes, Mar 1, 2020.

  1. Mike Wylie

    Mike Wylie New Member

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    Line shut until Monday 16th March at the earliest.
     
  2. iancawthorne

    iancawthorne Part of the furniture

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    NR now saying Monday..
    "Buses replace trains between Workington and Whitehaven until at least Monday 16 March"
    hmm.
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  3. ribble

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    Is there a Plan B for the tour on Saturday - CME instead ?
     
  4. LMarsh1987

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    It would make sense just to turn it into a WCME.
     
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  5. J Shuttleworth

    J Shuttleworth Well-Known Member

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    And that is exactly what we have done.

    JS
     
  6. 33056

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    Thanks,
    Just got the email from RTC; hope that we're still getting "Galberta" :)
     
  7. iancawthorne

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    Usual CME itinerary? Steam on at Carnforth?
     
  8. Jeff Albiston

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    That is what was stated in the email. Looking forward to tomorrow now.
     
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    Yes, steam from Carnforth in the morning and off at Preston in the evening.
     
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    Are the revised timings available yet?
     
  11. RalphW

    RalphW Resident of Nat Pres Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    Most likely the same as the last WCME.
     
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    And now it's until Monday 23rd March . . .
     
  13. Steamie Boxes

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    With the Down line not until the end of the year... I won't get my hopes up for many trains on my line now
     
  14. MellishR

    MellishR Part of the furniture Friend

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    Just now RTT is still showing the (now impossible) 1332 departure via the coast, and not showing an alternative. But the outward run is happening, roughly on time.
     
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    Outward leg now showing on RTT running as 1Z86 as timed for electric haulage to Carlisle.
     
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  18. Big Al

    Big Al Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator

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    That's RTT for you......
     
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    Galberta sounded fantastic on Shap with eleven on and no diesel.
     
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    IMG_20200314_124824064_HDR.jpg Looking very smart at Carlisle...
     
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