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West Somerset Railway Operations

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

  1. AnthonyTrains2017

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    Great picture of my brake van.

    Thank you.

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    It could do with a clean, with all that brake dust up the end...
     
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    Oh, brake dust is it? I initially thought someone had been pulling it around a muddy field with a tractor - or is that the new shunting method... :Bag::)
     
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    What dep service is Bradley Manor on in the morning please
     
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    johnofwessex Part of the furniture

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    At least the mark is from the bottom up, not the top down........................
     
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    You should have looked at wsr.org.

    [​IMG]
    SUMMER VISITOR GWR 4-6-0 NO 7802 BRADLEY MANOR PASSED ITS FITNESS-TO-RUN EXAM AT WESTRIDGE ON 24 MAY 2019 AND IS EXPECTED TO START WORK ON THE FIRST DOWN TRAIN OF THE DAY ON SATURDAY 25 MAY.
     
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    It will need a repaint sometime soon. Willing hands welcome...

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  10. Errr. :oops: Kind souls have pointed out the caption should read "the first steam hauled Down train".

    Steve
     
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    What time does the Pannier leave BL in the afternoon, is it 14.30?
     
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    No plans at present.

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    It just shows how hard it is working.

    Leave the color alone!

    Mud flaps................
     
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    7802 was the first Manor to grace WSR metals. Dinmore was expected to be first but the restoration at Tyseley overran.

    Unusually for the time, Bradley faced Paddington. There were no turning facilities then (1995?).

    We had a wonderful run with a Saturday evening QB that summer. I think it was the loco's first working to Minehead.
     
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  15. The Infrastructure Engineering team's newsletter, normally an internal-only document, has been made available for general viewing. It is a good round-up of news in words and pictures about recent works.

    See www.wsr.org.uk/news for the link.

    Steve
     
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    No it's on the Minehead diagram so it leaves Minehead at 14:30. Leaves BL at 16:20
     
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    A lot of work is being carried out and the reasons for it, good to hear.

    Why has it taken till now to publicise this work?
     
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  18. Enjoy the moment @Ploughman - and thanks for the positive comment - it may encourage further publications for the public to see ;)

    Oh - and another very good reason is to encourage folks like me and you to lob a pound or two towards this work via
    https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/railrenewal2019
    I must go raid thepiggy bank.

    Steve
     
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    And very encouraging to see the hard work, fund raising and co-operation between groups, which, if one went by what one read on here, does not exist...
     
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    Don't go by some of the outpourings posted on here (much of which would be better aired elsewhere or not at all). Visit the railway and form a proper first hand view instead.
     
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