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Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by NightRail, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. Dunfanaghy Road

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    Thanks Martin, I'm sure we were wondering where the next job was coming from! :D
    Seriously though, the Trust have a fundraising mountain to climb before they can start work (I am assuming that the money due from WSR will be like a politician's promise).
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    Yes we do, though we haven't often at galas in recent times. Partially fitted is preferred due to the gradients.

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    Latest mhr video has been released today. This time it looks at the Talyllyn railway.

     
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    The S&DRT have released a statement regarding the potential move to the Watercress Line.
    [​IMG]

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    Urie locomotive society magazine (stovepipe) arrived this morning. Always a good read and worth becoming a member of the Urie group.

    https://uriesociety.co.uk/
     
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    I shall be looking forward to its imminent arrival.

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    A very informative magazine, and the ULS is a very "go ahead" organisation
     
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    Royal Mail again. I got mine 2 days ago. Postmarked 4/11/20.
    Pat
     
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    I don’t know about anyone else but I prefer the smaller A5 size magazines to read.
     
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    Funny I thought that was just me that preferred A5
     
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    I preferred the A5 format. Incidentally I've still not received my postal copy of Mid Hants news as of today.

    I guess when I expressed a desire to receive a digital edition after contacting Neil Marshall via the MHR website members message back in May, I was deleted from the mailing list database.
     
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    My copy of the MH News arrived on Thursday this week, and re the email list etc, I emailed the linked address multiple times with no reply - after pestering I did eventually get confirmation I was on the list, but to this day still haven’t had anything other than that confirmation through.

    As normal it is a good edition of the magazine, although a bit out of date. Partly to be expected of course, but the majority of the pieces are related to getting ready to reopen. I had a mag from another line drop on the same day which included compete figures for their September operations.

    I’ll of course continue my membership etc, but of the eight lines I’m a member of the MHR is the most lacking in this respect, which is a bit of a shame considering the really good work being done at the line (and, on a communication front, in stark contrast to the excellent videos going out each week!).
     
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    I actually did get a reply with a link to download MHN no.174 and the enclosures from the original communication back in May. However since that time nothing. Very poor communication subsequently and personally I was disappointed that my last email enquiry about issue no.175 didn't even have the courtesy of a reply.

    I also do enjoy the weekly videos, but I think membership communication does leave a lot to be desired at times, which is a shame considering how easy it is to email out to those that have registered email addresses.
     
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    Don't tell Railway Magazine, or they'll be using even smaller pictures.:eek:
     
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    My replacement copy of the latest MHR News finally arrived today
    Had to email them last week to ask for this so many thanks to the staff there
     
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    Many thanks to all involved in getting the 3 BLOGS up and running again. Buildings, Can Pac Carriage and a Wagon update. Great stuff.:Updated:
     
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    MHR film crew have produced another short YouTube video about train brakes this time.

     
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    You can just about see the site of my house in that picture!
     
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    Just like to place on record that my replacement copy of MHNews arrived this morning in the post. Thanks to the staff at the railway for arranging this.
     
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    This week’s YouTube video is all about 30850.

     

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