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  1. MikeParkin65 liked 1020 Shireman's post in the thread 2020 Cumbrian Mountain Expresses.

    Well we took the chance and as Dave said, 'Those who dared won'. A truly splendid day out on the Summer Cumbrian Express. I just wish more of the 'usual suspects' had been able to risk venturing forth. I understand why it wasn't possible and hope...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 3:14 PM
  2. MikeParkin65 replied to the thread Blue Pullman Revival.

    It does if it wants to start and finish in London but the main part of the trip is somewhere more distant.

    Aug 10, 2020 at 2:57 PM
  3. MikeParkin65 liked Davo's post in the thread North Yorkshire Moors Railway General Discussion.

    N.Y.M.R. now offering 2 rides to whitby from pickering return a day from the 17 August a new train called the optimist ticket prices start from £35 for a single person £70 ×2 persons round a table £75 for a family of 4 round a table and a...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 12:12 PM
  4. MikeParkin65 liked banburysaint's post in the thread North Yorkshire Moors Railway General Discussion.

    Currently the Grosmont working is top and tailed as there is no run round loop at mile post 18. The services have been a mixture of top and tail steam or steam on the south end and diesel on the north end. In terms of locomotives remember lock...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 12:10 PM
  5. MikeParkin65 liked 60044's post in the thread North Yorkshire Moors Railway General Discussion.

    Of course you are making two important assumptions; 1. that a vaccine will be forthcoming in the 2021 time frame (something I, as a former scientist with some experience in the pharmaceutical R & D field have reservations about - the common cold...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 12:09 PM
  6. MikeParkin65 liked free2grice's post in the thread 70000 - Welsh Borders 05/08/20.

    I spoke to one of the LSL crew members this evening. He was very pleased with the run today and the fact that bookings were close to the max allowed. He said that bookings for the double-headed run to Plymouth were excellent as were all Saphos...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 11:48 AM
  7. MikeParkin65 liked ajay9014's post in the thread Dalesman 2020.

    35018 passing through Ribblehead Station earlier today heading North.[ATTACH]

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