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February Half Term

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by andykeithharris, Jan 3, 2024.

  1. Wyreman

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    Further to the SVR information posted above, details are now on the website:

    https://svr.co.uk/event/february-half-term-2024/

    Highley explictly being mentioned as the mid-point of the journey, so definitely full-line running. Also, an as yet unspecified "very special visitor" at the Engine House in midweek (13-15 Feb).
     
  2. Southernman99

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    We are planning on running a 3 train service. With no access to the MPD. The service train off Bridgnorth will be a 3 car DMU.
     
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    I was told last week that the EVR is operating at February half term with the newly overhauled Austerity WB2746.
     
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    Thanks folks, really helpful and a whole basketfull to choose from. I am currently minded to go to the Spa Valley Railway combined with a trip to Chatham Historic Dockyard (staying overnight nr Tonbridge).
     
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    Gladiator 5076 Resident of Nat Pres

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    I had noticed those dates on the website. Is there a likely candidate to be the loco in service?, not sure what is present there these days.
     
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    What do the circles and various colours mean? They do not seem to the to running days eg. Feb 10th is,coloured, but half term running is indicated as starting on 11th.
     
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    The Green Howards Nat Pres stalwart

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    Says on the page:

    Screenshot 2024-01-27 at 20-16-47 Find Out What's On at the South Devon Railway.png
    The coloured '11' is an example. Either that, or the left hand needs to be introduced to the right hand at the SDR.
     
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    simon Resident of Nat Pres

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    Thanks, doesnt show on my kindle fire.
     
  10. D7076

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    EVR half term starts 17/2 so a week after SVR/NYMR .
    Plan is The Duke too and tail D9537 (Saturday -Wednesday) and The Duke top and tail 73001 Thursday to Sunday .
    Trains to Holloway Road most days .
     
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    The North Norfolk Railway website currently lists GWR 42xx 4277 courtesy of Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway as running steam services between the 17th and 25th of February.
     
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    An excellent choice of visiting loco and being on leave from work I've booked accommodation in Sheringham for the week and look forward to enjoying a few trips behind it along with a few runs with the 101/104 DMU too.
     
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    The Battlefield Line will be running midweek services on Feb 20-22 with the DMU and then at the weekend (24-25) with visiting 2MT 78018
     
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    The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway will be running every day, 17th t0 25th February, steam haulage, 3 trains per day.
     
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    No need to fill the vacant 73001 driver role on the Friday then ?
     
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