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34067 to Folkestone, 24/1/09

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by KentYeti, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. KentYeti

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    OK. Let's have the normal separate thread for a train.

    I'll start near Ashford, and then somewhere in the Filkestone are. Probably high up.

    Let's hope she runs well today.
     
  2. BR 73082

    BR 73082 New Member

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    ECS came into Vic late this morning but she managed to get away on time. Passed South Croydon on time at around 9:03. Looked good in the morning frost and sun.
     
  3. Bongoharry

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    A couple of pics first, video to follow after I see the train through Swanley...

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    Details: on the Tram Road, at the harbour and finally at Chilham. All taken by the photo button on the video camera by the way - great bonus feature. Overall a great day!
     
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    Superb photos, thanks for sharing.

    The track up from the harbour looks in less than pristine condition, but presumably had been given the once over....hopefully so.

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  5. sjtown

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    Hello all,

    I've a few photos of today's run you may be interested in, they can be found here:
    http://www.thestig.co.uk/folk09

    Any comments do voice them!

    Cheers,
    Steve
     
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    Tangmere was 30 mins late arriving at Canterbury apparently due to coaling problems at Folkestone.
    Instead of watering by the old Goods Shed, it was done in the Down Loop to the consternation of many photographers on the platforms!


    Must have left there on time and passed Broadstairs at right time.
     
  7. JR

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    Wanted to try out my new D90 so a trip to Folkestone seemed like a good option, even in the dull conditions.
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    JR
     
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    Great shots Steve - fascinating to see the branch from a different perspective.

    I was also interested to see so many photographers perched on the hillside under the Bayle this time and up amongst the chimney pots of the Shangri La - did anyone on here try either location?

    Anyway, a few of my photographs from Folkestone Harbour can be found at http://jackbushell.fotopic.net/c1642996.html though they were taken from much more ordinary spots!
     
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    Well done to all involved...bring on the Brit!
     
  12. KentYeti

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    Some great photos and video guys. It wasn't a bad day! My offerings below.

    Passing Sevington, Ashford
    Climbing the Harbour Branch from next to trig point 170m
    Leaving Ashford near Willesborough
    Approaching Sturry station at the right time, when the sun appeared for a few minutes just before sunset!

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  13. RalphW

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    Great shots there and at last a new location for the harbour branch....
     
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    Photo looks familiar KentYeti... ;)
    It t'was I at the same vantage point as you!
    (I was also at Wye, but in the wrong place- to cold to worry by then ;) )

    I also have photos looking down on Lord Nelson from the same location, which can be found here:
    http://www.thestig.co.uk/folknelson
    It's not so new to me ;) - Steam Railway have a copy of DSC_0580, but never used! :(

    Thanks for the comments all!

    Steve
     
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    A great selection of pictures and video. We did think about doing this one but decided to go for the Cromwell one as we have done the run with 34067 before and 850.
     
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    a very good day out thanks for the phot,s and vidios the only thing that spoilt it was a very strong smell in coach H it turnd out to be ALBERTA had taken his shoes and socks off (west coast is having the coach decontaminated tomorrow)
     
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    Great day out yesterday, well worth the early start to get to London! Here's 34067 at London Victoria in the evening (camera phone picture!!).

    Chris

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  18. Alberta 45562

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    Well i had an itch not my fault!
    Thanks to Andy and the gang for a fantastic day out,Captain Pugwash (you know who you are!!!)the black spot has come off my hand unfortunatley and the Welsh Mafia aren't here yet either? This is awfully worrying!

    My phots here:
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    Cheers,
    Mark
     
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    What's all the scaffolding for? I hope they're not building another "raft"... [-(
     
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    Nah its a stable.....
     

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