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VT Cotswold Explorer 18/05/19 & 1/06/19

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Steamage, May 14, 2019.

  1. gricerdon

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    There was some Riviera stock
     
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    Filmed at Kemble:

     
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    Filmed by myself and a bonus clip by Kevin Groves, Sapperton and Coates
     
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    My footage of her echoing through The Golden Valley as she roars up Sapperton Bank towards the Tunnel. Enjoy.
     
  5. Adam Tandy

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    My footage of 7029 absolutely thrashing past Homesdown Crossing after passing through Ashchurch.
     
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    Another enjoyable trip with 7029. I was seated next to @Davo who proved to be enthusiastic company; it was good to put a face to the name.

    Here are some photos I took at Worcester and Oxford.

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    Hammering through Ladywood on the way home. fullsizeoutput_1419.jpeg
     
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    Sounded good, hammering through Moreton-in-March on the return!
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    Filmed at Sapperton and Fawler.
     
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    Great to see so many great clips and shots of today's tour. Here's my effort as 7029 powers past Frampton Mansell. Riding behind Clun Castle as a 10 year old on the special to mark the last day of through services from Snow Hill to Birkenhead I could never have imagined seeing her again in full cry 54 years later! Thanks as always to all who made today happen.
     
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    Not the weather I hoped for today, but not to worry as 7029 was in great form! I'm guessing some of the mark 1's are the riviera stock?

    One of the foot crossings at Thrupp.
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    Ladywood on the return leg, with the Malvern hills visible in the distance.
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    7029 on the charge up Sapperton at Frampton Mansell. DSC_3115 (2).JPG
     
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    Seen at Dorridge, Blakedown, Worcester, Sapperton and Fawler. First time seeing 7029 and I can't wait for next weekend to catch her again after her performance today!
     
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    Out of interest where did you get the name from? I’m from Tewkesbury and we’ve always called it Natton crossing locally, is that the official name? Great footage btw!!!
     
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    Nice pics bleeder a bit of a slow crawl up past blakedown to hagley 7029 as usual picked back up on time to stourbridge jct though dam late running service trains late again i guess. But anyhow on time into Snowhill sta and Moor street sta dont know how clun went on dropping off at tyseley and Dorridge.
     
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    Yes correct. I now have all the coach weights so can work out the train weight if somebody knows the weight for 47773.

    One of the foot crossings at Thrupp.
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    Ladywood on the return leg, with the Malvern hills visible in the distance.
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    Does anybody know the weight of 47773 so I can calculate the train weight but looks to be quite heavy equal to 11 at least
     
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    Nice shot, pity about the machine gunning photographer spoiling the sound.
     
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    I believe it is actually the official name of the crossing, thanks for the feedback as well btw.
     
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    125 tonnes?
     

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