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West Somerset Railway General Discussion

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by gwr4090, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. DragonHandler

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    Went across to BL this morning to try and buy programme, 90 minute round trip for nothing. :(
    Well, not entirely for nothing, I did learn about the roadworks on the M5 & Toneway.
     
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    That's what the bloke in the shop told me the departures from BL tomorrow are

    905 6412&53808 955 7752,1100 7018, 1140 7714,1220 7822,1250 9351,1345 7828,1445 6412,1545 7752,1645 7714,1745 53808
     
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    @Captain Fantastic thank u very much. Decided to wait to see what was on the train anyway. Then found them Selling them outside shop.
     
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    Have all visiting locos arrived.
     
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    Hi, anybody who is coming down the M5 for the Gala, would be advised to come off at Jcn 24 & take the A38 to Monkton Heathfield ...fork right on the dual carriageway & follow brown signs to WSR......could save you a lot of time & hassles at Jcn 25 !!
     
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    And the congestion is even worse trying to get to J25/A358 from Taunton -Avoid like the plague!
     
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    Williton today.

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    Is the Truck there all weekend
     
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    I have messaged the owner to ask whether he intends to bring it to the Railway on other days during the Gala.

    Robin
     
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    One doesn't often see that sort of Scammell these days. I was recently in the Watford museum and diappointed that they had pictures of a few Scammell vehicles but none of that sort.
     
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    WSR Autumn Steam Gala - day 2

    53808 passes Stogumber with the morning goods.
     
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    Was there supposed to be a photo with that?

    Noel
     
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    Fog in the (Bristol) Channel - forum cut off ... ;)

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    There was, but NP won’t let me upload.

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    Special permission now required on everything WSR related. ;)
     
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    We banned it because it wasn’t the Hymek :D
     
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    Michael, Thanks for this. I suspect that not many 57xx logs were ever made, so these are quite interesting. The Newport - Cardiff looks to be quite an epic, and given knowledge of the Worcester to Kidder road, which we have run with panniers, I would not doubt the numbers for that. It would be interesting to hear if the RPS data has anything on the 2251 0-6-0's which are basically a pannier with slightly bigger wheels?
    Best Regards
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    Back in '76 6412's delivery run from Totnes to the WSR was up the main line under it's own steam, hauling an autocoach and a brake van. The driver that evening assures me that sustained 60mph running was achieved.
     

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