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Flying Scotsman to Carlisle: 4th, 14th, 18th and 21st December.

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Steamie Boxes, Nov 23, 2019.

  1. Fred Kerr

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    Why bother with a timetable ??

    Train timetabled at Whalley due around 09:15 but arrived at station in time to see train pass 15 minutes early !!! Decide to go to Settle for a pan shot and spent 30 minutes in a hailstorm waiting for this :

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    Was it worth the effort ? I leave others to judge both the quality of the image and my state of sanity.
     
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    Fred! An old photo warrior like you should know never to arrive at a phot spot with only 15 minutes to spare!
     
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    The West Coast Railways web site states diesel to Carnforth:

    https://westcoastrailways.co.uk/spirit-of-the-lakes/the-flying-scotsman-christmas-dalesman/trip/438
     
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    Thanks iancawthorne! Should have checked there first, really!

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    Footage of FS at Selside, Plumpton and leaving Eden Valley loop in the dark .

     
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    14/12/2019 - 60103 "Flying Scotsman" running through Langho station 15 minutes early on a running of the "Christmas Dalesman" from Liverpool to Carlisle.
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    60103 battling a strong crosswind coming off Dandry Mire this morning. Had all the weathers to entertain myself with, the sun right above glaring down and threatening to scupper the shot, heavy rain and then hail, and even a snowstorm on the journey up to Garsdale! Fortunately none of them besides the wind stuck around for long and this was the result of a 04:30 start. Worth it I think, looking forward to Wednesday’s reverse run. A59599C7-EC6A-4CDD-9CE0-37B10634B7AB.jpeg
     
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    60103 seen at Selside Cottages, Plumpton and leaving Eden Valley Goods Loop after dark.
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    Interesting as officially it’s still leaf fall season.
     
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    Hope your brolly survived the battering at Plumpton. I felt the car provided better shelter until she came into view!
     
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    A wise decision to stay near the car, yes the brolly survived the battering lol
     
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    We have a group from the Telegraph on board today covering the tour, it is understood that the article will be published between Christmas and the New Year.
    At present in Greyrigg loop and as there are problems south of Preston, we may be held here longer than planned whilst the delayed traffic passes.
     
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    Not good enough, we’ve been stuck in limbo for 3 years! Phone Boris, “Let’s get this Exit done!”
     
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    The Telegraph are always publishing railway heritage pictures...I'm a daily reader:)
     
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    At least Corbyn's not firing....
     
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    No diesel assistance up Shap, mid 30s at the summit then mid 70s all the way to Carlisle, only dropping below briefly through Penrith.
     
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    Passing Docker in poor light this morning...........

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    Christmas Dalesman 3 1b.jpg

    'Flying Scotsman' working the penultimate 'Christmas Dalesman' towards Grayrigg with Mick Rawling driving and Calum Titley on the shovel

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    Greenholme
     
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    Only fires to the left side?
     
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    Really nice processing to offset the indifferent light Steve.
     
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