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West Somerset Railway Operations

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

  1. Dennis John Brooks

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    As the south facing camera at Williton is vertually redundant can it not be utilised at somewhere like Dunster or the like?

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    No. I understand it is streaming live to the main office for security purposes with restricted viewing there.
     
  3. Dennis John Brooks

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    I believe that is only because it's not allowed for public viewing & there was no need for it before.

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  4. Robin Moira White

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    Kind of you to say.

    Some folks have cavity wall insulation, I have books...;)

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    I think I maybe right in saying there weren't any complaints from the paseengers on the Necropolis Railway .
     
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    You’re dead right!
     
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    I don't know about that. Wasn't it H C Casserley who tried to buy a ticket for the one in South London, but was refused on the grounds he was not a bona fide mourner (but returned later in full mourning kit and was successful).;)
     
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    I always find it amusing that the corpse was issued with a single passenger ticket rather than being treated as a package!
     
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    A curious, if slightly amusing, practise but I think it's called respecting the dead.
     
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    The bus from Frome to Bath runs past the 'Bath Natural Burial Ground' at Midford

    In the interest of eco friendliness I used to ask the drivers if they would take a coffin, pin my bus pass to the lid

    They said it was luggage so should be fine
     
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    Hey up, looking to visit the line in October at the lines Gala - is there anyone on here who is involved with the Railway and can tell me if there's likely to still be one?
     
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    This post gave me a hearty laugh. Straight to the jugular! :D
     
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    I am reliably informed that there will be, and it will come between September and November...:D

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    is it still planned to use dmu to watchet? Until full line opened next month
     
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    It will most likely be steam top and tailed with diesel (class 33 or Hymek) throughout.
     
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    Bussines as usual then . Good oh !
     
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    Should please everyone then .
     
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    Brilliant that’s epically awesome and worth the 3 month wait.
     
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    West Somerset Railway - Then and Now

    Bishops Lydeard 1980 - 2017

    Motive power has changed over the years.

    Stephen Edge / Robin White

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    Interesting photo. I'd forgotten that the pedestrian ramp wasn't part of the original station, but then in the 80's I would have started my journeys from the Minehead end and didn't spend much time at Lydeard.
     

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