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34067 to Folkestone, 24/1/09

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

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    Can anyone advise if the Cl 47 stayed on the back of the train all day or if it was attached at Folkestone to assist with the Folkestone - Ashford operation and if so where it came off. RTC on their website say the diesel will be attached at Folketone East on their trip with 70013 on 14 March.
     
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    The 47 brought the stock into Victoria with Tangmere tailing then remained with us all day.
     
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    The 47 also provided heat to most of the train during the day as well.
     
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    Nice shots Nig,good to see the filter worked all be it on the floor! #-o
     
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    Great Photos! Hopefully the next 'last' train will be on the 14th March!
     
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    Note the RA on the gantry! Very lucky it seems. Nice shot by the way.
     
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    Thank you both, you are right, it was risky! I was actually traveling north that day and left early to break my journey at East Croydon, otherwise I would of been following. Not knowing East Crodon I guessed on the middle platform and got lucky!
     
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    I notice that the RTC version of this train with 70013 is also going through Croydon as opposed to through Bromley SOuth as on previous tours. I assume this is to provide something new in terms of routes traversed?

    By the way, lovely photographs everyone - thanks for posting them.

    Regards,

    Dan
     
  13. KentYeti

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    I had assumed it was because of engineering works somewhere on/adjacent to it's more usual route?
     

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