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MHR 10th May Freight Train & 11th May 37XXX Running Day

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    This coming Saturday 10th May will see the freight train out again and Sunday 11th May will be a running day for one of the Class 37s. Can't say for sure but I would think the timetable should be the same has before. But could be worth checking the web site towards the end of the week for confirmation.
     
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    Is there any news on the loco roster for Saturday?
     
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    I haven't seen a loco roster for sometime. I couldn't say which locos would be in action next weekend. I did notice the 9F had its piston valves out. So it may or may not be in action next weekend and 34007 is still away from the railway but it could always return this coming week.
     
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    I do wish MHR would update the loco roster on the website!
     
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    Here is the link to the Freight train section of their website - http://www.watercressline.co.uk/product.php?xProd=39

    This saturday is the 10th May - is a day commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the withdrawl of freight facilities at Alresford and Medstead - more information is on this link http://www.watercressline.co.uk/shopimages/products/extras/freight trains withdrawl.pdf

    The timetable for Saturday is as follows http://www.watercressline.co.uk/shopimages/products/extras/Freight 29 Mar and 10 May.pdf
     
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    Cheers for the link. Just to point out last time the freight train run. The 10.12 off Ropley was only a light engine move to Alton. Could be the same again.
     
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    Yes I would imagine so as the stock will not be at Ropley, I imagine it will be collected from Meadstead or Alton (if the class 37 put it in the Alton Siding).
     
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    Roster has been updated! 850 and 925 and 31806. Assume 31806 is on the Goods?, as 850 & 925 down to work Sunday.
     
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    I had a hunch it might of been 31806 due to probably being the last time it will appear on the freight on the MHR.
     
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    Also the final goods train of the day was a light engine move to Ropley. <BJ>
     
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    31806 is also facing smokebox out of Alresford.
     
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