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Thefts and Vandalism

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by rough-shunter, Dec 26, 2006.

  1. Azrall

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    The Swindon & Cricklade Railway were targeted this past week. Utter cretins.

    https://www.facebook.com/SwindonAnd...d=1590598709945731&notif_t=page_post_reaction
     
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    Just been on BBC East Midlands Today that the Midland Railway Centre has fallen victim to the braindead louts that infest this country. The cretins smashed windows on a couple of coaches and done other damage. Flogging is too soft for these idiots.
     
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    That is a serious occurrence. Usually it is called mindless vandalism but I get the impression that it was targeted - almost a vendetta maybe? I hope the culprits are arrested.
     
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    A few months in borestall or a course on civil engineering on railways work and a bit of hard labour trackside ganging community payback to repay society back to these mindless vandals to cure em if they dont attend the course take their privilges away and more time in borestall or send em back to court for breach. If they copped their faces on camera or any witnesses saw owt on the E.K.R.
     
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    Reports on facebook page from chris clarke british steam railway group that carriages stabled at Llangollen railway sta have had windows smashed seats ripped out and tables pulled out and littered with beer bottles in the carriages there saying the incident has happened between friday 9 oct and yesterday mon 12 oct the railway are appealing for witnesses who saw anyone or anything unusal just outside of Llangollen sta where the carriages are stabled to report to the local police on 101 (see facebook page above for more details on this sickening incident by yet more mindless idiots).
    Davo 56F
     
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    Royal Deeside railway reports of theft of tools and equipment and vandalism mounting up to £3000 on sunday the 18th April, anyone on nat pres got more info on this incident I just spotted it on rail forums browsing their website.
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    There's a posting on their Facebook page about it:
    https://www.facebook.com/deesiderailway/posts/4235840076450803
     
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    Anyone on FB care to copy and paste for the benefit of us non-FB people?
    (And don't say we can 'skip and continue' without logging in. That's not an option that I am offered).
     
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    Thank you. Let's hope some people may be able to help with relevant info/dash cam footage as requested.
    (I was going to simply 'like' but that would have been rather inappropriate given the actual content of your post).
     
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    Avon valley railway been targeted by thieves and stolen thousands of pounds worth of parts for various steam engines been restored including gauge glass fittings and steam heat traps but not touched the power tools at Bitton, this occoured in the night on the 5 May I spotted the story on Gloucestershire live on my Google news feed today. I'm not sure if the A.V.R. have set up a donations page to try get the money back.
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    Click Not Now, should clear the pop-up?

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