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Oswestry Update

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by ilvaporista, Aug 13, 2010.

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    The end to end of the running line is 1 7/8 miles. The absolute key is to get Weston station all correct. Then to work back to Oswestry, at least until the cattle creep. We shall have to see where we get to at the end of the week.
     
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    Good luck with all that.
    Hope there is someone around with a good set of spanners.
    Those tampers really do shake themselves to bits.
     
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    Regarding a carriage shed....is there a donation page/site for this?
     
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    I am not sure if there is a specific ring fenced fund. I think that you can state on the donation where you would like the funds spent. I shall have to investigate!
     
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    The tamper continues to level out the 'umps and 'ollers...
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    Les has flown his drone over Weston today. There are plenty of pictures to upload to the blog in an update next week. Here is a sneak preview with a view from above the bridge. DJI_0733_1.jpg
     
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    As promised the drone pictures have been uploaded to the blog. Take a look at the impact the tamper has made. Now all we need is a Manor or 2MT to come running in to the station....

    https://ilvaporista.blogspot.com/
     
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    Excellent work by the Tamper - and everybody else in the team!
     
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    I would echo that comment.
     
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    Well there is a long-time Oswestry 2MT rapidly returning to service * ducks *.
     
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    Today is the day that the Suburban Coach was outshopped. The weather was not the best to show off the finish. Thanks to CHR Facebook for the picture. This has taken three years of effort by the team at Oswestry. Well done to the team 242294127_4304948516225322_3735210486149582043_n.jpg
     
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