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Dartmouth Steam Railway General Discusssion

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by TorbayTrains, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. AnthonyTrains2017

    AnthonyTrains2017 Well-Known Member

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    Had hoped the rat was out for extra airshow traffic
     
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    Any clues as to what livery 4555 will wear when she re-renters traffic?
     
  3. AnthonyTrains2017

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    Is it double manors for the beer festival next weekend, if so I'm there.
     
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    Nothing decided as yet....
     
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    Is it known what is due to be in traffic this week, particularly Wednesday? Tempted for a visit while I have got time off work.
     
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    7827 & 4277 will be running wednesday
     
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    Didn't make it down last week, what is out this Wednesday please?
     
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    7827 & 5542 on duties this week. 7820 will be undergoing a steam test at paignton too throughout the day.
     
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    D7535 may also be pottering around on crew training duties
     
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    I notice there's a green DMU trailer at Churston, going on the carriage database I can see it's 115 class 59719. What are the plans for this vehicle?
     
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    I believe the long term plan is for it to be an extension to the visitor centre at Kingswear.
     
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    Here are the working timetables for the Beer Festival next weekend. Locos in use over the weekend are visitors 5542 and 7820 Dinmore Manor with these two double heading on Sunday. D7535 is in action on Friday and Saturday.

    Day Rover tickets are available at £20 per adult.
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  13. The Italian Tank

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    Will one be turned, so they face the same way?
     
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    Going down to Devon in a couple of weeks so looked up the website for boat & train info to plan some trips whilst we are down there and I see its undergone a horrendous revamp from last year, its now so very hard to navigate that I gave up, Ill get leaflets from the TIC when Im there and plan on the hoof.

    Why do so many website revamps look so fancy yet make it harder to find what you want.
     
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    A lot of it is to do with making them mobile phone friendly. Having looked at their website its a classic mobile friendly style - which is fine if you know that the block of horizontal bars top right gets you a menu but you sort of need to know that to make it work.
     
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    Here is a quick link to a few of the leaflets. Hope these help. :)

    Combined Train and Boat: http://www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk...r Info/Our Leaflets/COMBINED 2016 Final 3.pdf

    Paddle Steamer: http://www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk...nfo/Our Leaflets/Dartmouth Paddle Steamer.pdf
     
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    Thanks for the leaflets, these are much easier to use than the new website, I can now plan ahead to my hearts content
     
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    Thanks to this thread I went today and enjoyed several runs with 5542 and 7820
    Very friendly and almost like a gala with 7827. 4277 and the cl25 visible from the platform.
    73/9 s visiting shortly as well - lots of variety and v good fun
    THANKYOU for posting the loco rotas
    Ray Mason
     
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    Where are the 73s stabling. Goodlington sidings?
     
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    johnofwessex Resident of Nat Pres

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    When I went down I had to find the bus timetable using google as I could not find it using the menu on the website.....................

    The staff think its not that good as well.
     

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