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Nene Valley Railway

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Luke McMahon, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. Matt37401

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    Why would the NVR want one when they have the more interesting Swedish Railcars there anyhow?
     
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    Not official policy AFAIK but some volunteers seem keen on the idea and it's they who have started the idea. Classic WIBN if you ask me.
     
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    A pacer in Peterborough seems appropriate. Both are run down and a bit s**t.
     
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    Point of order: Such views weren't exactly uncommon, concerning anything steam powered, back at the dawn of our movement. Future generations will likely see things differently ..... and may even conclude we were all barking mad! :D
     
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    Totally agree, the Swedish railcar is a unique selling point for the railway and they should use that to there advantage.

    Another WIBN would be a continental day later in the year with the Slask, Tinkerbell (once her overhaul is complete) and the Railcar!
     
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    The Nene Valley is in luck. It seems they have been awarded £47,000 for the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
     
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    Good news that the NVR is taking tentative steps towards re-opening. Hope everything goes well and we can get back to using 34081 again. She’s been sat idle for far too long.
     
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