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Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters

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

  1. Duty Druid

    Duty Druid Resident of Nat Pres

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    How times have changed!

    A vid that's recently cropped up on U - Toob......

    There's a few face's I recognise. :eek:
     
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    Must have very recently cropped up - I was only looking for it a fortnight ago and didn't find it!
     
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    Duty Druid Resident of Nat Pres

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    Must try harder! :rolleyes:

    Any road, I've saved yer the bother. ;) :)
     
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    @sem34090, Dangerous - have you see this one?.....

    Would love to know where the crane ended up!
     
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    @sem34090, Dangerous - have you see this one?.....

    Would love to know where the crane ended up!
     
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    green five Part of the furniture

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    Blimey, I didn't know that there were so many documentaries about the MHR. This one was filmed the year I was born. Thanks for sharing the links on here.

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    The thing about watching some of these old footage is the number of people who are not around now, either moved on to pastures new, or in a few cases to the celestial railway and of course we are all older, and to see people you knew personally from those days gives it a bit of a shock, when you think how many years have passed .
     
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    Loco roster for February and the first weekend of March has been posted on the MHR website. Duties shared by 41312, 92212 and the Hampshire Unit.
    The Feb half term week will see 92212 and the Hampshire unit in use. Surely a two steam service would be a bigger attraction over the holiday?

    Nice to see a great article about the S15's 499 and 506 in the new issue of Heritage Railway (out yesterday).
     
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    I can't imagine February half term being especially busy. And, on a personal level, I quite like the 2H unit.
     
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    Might be less passengers without Alton and not worth the extra steaming costs?

    I love the 205 and it's probably the a more authentic experience of the line than the steam trains.

    Also the best things about the diesels is that hardly anybody else rides on them! :p
     
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    I filmed the Hampshire unit departing from M4M a few years ago on a beautiful autumn day. The only people in the shot were station porters dressed appropriately.

    It was a timely scene typical of the mid 1960s. Wonderful stuff. <BJ>
     
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    all you have to do now is to wait till the Great NRM sell off, get (30) 245 build two Maunsel push pull coaches and you can then recreate another authentic mode of transport on the Mid Hants
     
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