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2020 Cumbrian Mountain Expresses

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by mike1522, Dec 31, 2019.

  1. iancawthorne

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    The Langwathby water stop remains a myth.
     
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    Just mythed out.

    I've ordered the taxi..... :Sorry:
     
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    Nothing special really, same old excursion, with plenty of rear end assistance and crappy weather which kept the photographers at home. Probably not worth the 5.30 start but that's from a grumpy lineside perspective !
     
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    Dire conditions for the first of the 'Cumbrian Mountain Expresses' as SR MN Class 4-6-2 No. 35018 'British India Line' approaches Selside with Mick Rawling
    driving, Rob Russell on the shovel and Roly Parker guard
     
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    From what Ive seen you made the correct decision Liam!
     
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    Footage of 35018 being pushed past Hoghton to try and whittle down a 12 minute delay then accelerating hard towards Blea Moor Tunnel.

     
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    My pic at carlisle a bit early getting into platform 3 after the C.M.E running a bit late into hellifield and yet again another good mainline tour by W.C.R.C./R.T.C. to start off the winter season
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    1960s buffers :)
     
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    35018 at Clitheroe and Helwith Bridge on first Winter CME of 2020
     
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    Impatient - methinks !! Is this worth the wait ?
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    35018 trundling past Newsholme but going well at Helwith Bridge
     
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    Correct decision lol, we bloody went ! Withdrawal symptoms from the lack of steam.
     
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    A challenging day at the lineside ! weather, rear gunner, white van driver etc ! Good job there's plenty of more opportunities.
     
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    You made a good job of it Liam. Classic video excellent control.Like the appearance of Frank Ifield in the last clip lol
     
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    Challenging I'm sure, but captures the atmosphere of the day perfectly...stirring stuff! Thanks for your brave efforts:)
     
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    Did you teach him how to yodel Henry?
     
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    I was looking for an excuse John lol
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
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    35018 at Jack Green , Langcliffe,Barrow Mill and Clifton .

     
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