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60103 - now 46100 'The Cotswold Venturer' - 28/10/17

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by free2grice, Oct 15, 2017.

  1. 60017

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    Very atmospheric! Nicely panned :)
     
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    Filmed at Radley and Hanborough:
     
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    With 14/15 equivalent Don???
     
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    Trying to make sense of what the operational reason was that merited a diesel on this. Worcester is somewhere that routinely handles steam on its own. The load of 11 is appropriate for Sapperton so there must be a less-than-obvious issue. When the Scot had only 10 down to the south coast last weekend, we all understood why the diesel was included. In the event, we enjoyed a diesel free run except for approaching Horsham on the way home. All very well handled. Let's hope the same prevails today although Sapperton will presumably have the inevitable assist.
     
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    Video from Didcot North Junction this morning

     
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  6. gricerdon

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    Yes about 396 tons plus 57.314 so over 500 tons. Nice dry day so far but maybe WCR worried about Sapperton this evening. Great shame as I am sure Ray Poole could handle 46100 on 11 . We will see. First time in many years I have gone on a trip which should have been DL free but wasn't.
     
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    Couldn't ever see it being diesel free Don, so didn't book it from the start. Sapperton has no run up eastbound with the 50 at Stroud; and it also has tree/shrub lined sections on the 1 in 60. The Duchess slipped badly with only 10 on on the 10th.
     
  8. gricerdon

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    Yes 52 at Stroud then DL help to the top min 38. Ah well can't win them all.
     
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    Nice to see the diesel dead as a do-do on the back!!
     
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    Yes it was this morning but not this evening
     
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    A foggy day in Taplow Town

     
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    Interesting, the cloud was very reluctant to break at Eckington despite teasing several times

    DSC_9484 46100 Eckington 281017.JPG
     
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    The sun came out fully just after the train had past (of course) - I think I have set the white balance a little warmer than the light actually was in reality.
     
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    No problem with that it often helps if the sunlight is marginal. At Eckington the sun came out very briefly a few minutes before the train, but much better about 10 minutes later,
     
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    Must admit I'm amazed at the amount of members who travelled ed or live in my local area going by the contributions here. Plenty in locations familiar to me!
     
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    I’ll post my video from Chalford marley lane bridge in a few days, but she sounded to shut off a few times but not due to slipping, unless the driver caught it early enough. Anyone on the train hear similar sounds?
     
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    Royal scot at Fladbury IMG_7887.jpg
     
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