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Poole Park Railway

Discussion in 'Miniature Railways' started by nick813, Jan 5, 2017.

  1. ilvaporista

    ilvaporista Part of the furniture

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    Here is the railway in it's 1964 form filmed by my father. Brother Dave is the film and keen to get off as it's not Vanguard... I am a few yards away tucked up in mother's tum as I am still a couple of months away from being born.

    I should also add the longer film from various visits. I am there right behind the loco with my brother in the final clips
     
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  2. nick813

    nick813 Well-Known Member Loco Owner

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    I have asked BCP Council if I could purchase the four green coaches that have sat outside the compound since 2118. The reply was, no I can not beacuuse The Council have not decided what to do with them. I offer £25.00 each for body bogires and wheel sets. .............I have asked again to higher authority .......!
     
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    Yes it would be good to get what is left under cover. I hope you manage it and I am sure others will help. I could store them here but transport may be a bit expensive!
     
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    WIBN. Vanguard doing a few laps of honour back at Poole Park ..aND getting an entirely new generation involved!!
     
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    From I gather (having spoken to them a few times) they're waiting for the supplier of the rolling stock etc. to be agreed so they can assess the pre-existing rolling stock as part of that, and then make a decision regarding refurbishment or disposal
     
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    Well, there's been no news in a while, but here's some old news for those of a nostalgic bent
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    Thank you! Happy Days! If a (grand) reopening is ever held perhaps the current owners of Vanguard could be persuaded to bring her down from Lincolnshire even if on display I think a few native Pooleites would pony up some funds.
     
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