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Railway Detonator Action On The Severn Valley Railway !

Discussion in 'Photography' started by LMarsh1987, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. LMarsh1987

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    So Kool !, I know how loud they are, too.

    Think this must be in respect of WW2, and I do love poppys, Excellent.

    If anyone reading this was there "for real" Thankyou.
     
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    Apparently their batch of detonators only has a 10 year life cycle, so the railway operations allow for them to be used before they go out of date. I was also told that only the footplate crews knew about the detonators and not the passengers, which I found strange.
     
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    Ah -- would have been ideal for 5th November (or thereabouts). :cool:
     
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    On the first run it appeared to me that the 2 bodies in orange were within the safety limit for use of detonators.
    I am sure that that was not the case though was it?
     
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