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Gladiator 5076's Recent Activity

  1. Gladiator 5076 liked gricerdon's post in the thread 2020 Winter Cumbrian Mountain Expresses.

    Brilliant!

    Feb 19, 2020 at 11:37 AM
  2. Gladiator 5076 liked Oswald T Wistle's post in the thread 2020 Winter Cumbrian Mountain Expresses.

    The WCME 25 January 2020 – One Last Push! This diesel on the back malarkey has had me scratching my head, yes, I know, splinters in the fingers, sawdust on my collar, but there must be an answer to β€œIs it pushing or not?”. Well, gasp in...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 11:37 AM
  3. Gladiator 5076 attached a file to the thread Mid Hants Railway Operational Matters.

    Dropped in Friday and Sunday en route to and from stewarding the Valentine White Rose. A shot of FS on the 1415 service from Alresford on Friday in awful light (surprised with the need for banking) and a couple from the stupidly wet day yesterday...

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  4. Gladiator 5076 replied to the thread Project Wareham.

    Tim Deacon's Swanage Railway in Colour book (page 41) has a shot of a Ramblers Special at Swanage in 1971 in BR Blue. The caption says a 12 car although looking at its position re the platform may be a 9 I think.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 10:49 AM
  5. Gladiator 5076 attached a file to the thread Swanage Railway General Discussion.

    The railway springs back into life with a loaded test run for the T9. Seen from the normally dangerous location of Victoria Avenue Bridge which is currently closed to vehicles due to gas works.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  6. Gladiator 5076 replied to the thread The Valentine's White Rose, 15/02/20.

    Or for standing on a platform without a canopy while the passengers board if the forecast is accurate. Think I might have to take some wet weather gear.

    Feb 12, 2020
  7. Gladiator 5076 replied to the thread The Valentine's White Rose, 15/02/20.

    In fairness it has me confused on the return. I was not aware you could take water in the platform at Peterborough, although that is what the timing sort of implies as there is not the usual Connington Loop stop. A look at Google street view...

    Feb 12, 2020