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50th Anniversary GCR Closure May 3rd

Discussion in 'Galas and Events' started by Flying Phil, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. Flying Phil

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    To commemorate the closure, 50 years ago, of the final Nottingham to Rugby service, the GCR will be having a special diesel rail-car running day on the Friday with two DMU sets running, one in green, the other in blue and grey livery. Details on the website. Here is my picture of the closure notice that was up on the Leicester Central noticeboard. 2013-01-17_25.JPG
     
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    The "new" DMU set appeared to be in all-over blue livery when I saw (bits of it, through gaps in other stock) hiding in the sidings south of Loughborough yesterday..........
     
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    Nice picture Raimondo, thanks for posting, nice anorak too!:) Will you be there again on Friday?
     
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    No, I can't get into those shorts these days.

    Great that they are marking the occasion on Friday. Would have liked to have been there to recreate the photo!
     
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    The two railcars at Rothley looking good and the new "Blue" one at Loughborough.
     

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