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70013 Haywards Heath-Bath and Bristol March 6th

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Dan Hill, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. LN850

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    Looked perfect as it came through chandlers ford today, With oliver cromwell, i think videos are more effective than photos. It sounds great and moves really nicely. Though even as i descended the gradient into chandlers ford it was blowing out a huge head of steam which surprised me, look good though with entirely maroon stock. (support coach was on back)
     
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    70013 Oliver Cromwell working hard through Twerton tunnel, Bath, at 12:27.
    A few minutes late due to preceding unit. All maroon stock. Very smart. <BJ>
     
  3. Dan Hill

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    Caught her at Haywards Heath and the loco arrived a few mins late. One of the station announces told us at one point how long 70013 would be. Quite busy today actually and 70013 slipped leaving the station in a massive cloud of steam. Post pictures tomorrow. Some funny stuff though someone was standing on top of a winnabago taking photos and my dad said he spotted a camera flash (and not a professional camera either) from between the trees above the tunnel.
     
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    My Dad and I caught her going through Clayton but it was so gloomy the photo wasn't that good. We then raced downed to the road bridge that looks over Hove Station and got a better photo of Cromwell thanks to the brighter weather. Can't wait to see 70013 at the Bluebell for Giants, she's got a superb exhaust sound to her.
     
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    In a very brief patch of sun 70013. Oliver Cromwell approaching Keynsham on time with its returning excursion to Haywards Heath,seconds later the sun had disappeared.
     
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    Cannot post pic as the forum no longer allows thumbnails.
     
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    70013 near Corston

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    What a magnificent photo. Well done.
     
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    I Do like pan shots what shutterspeed did you use nice pic
     
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    The settings were 1/50th of a second, F5.6, ISO100 at a focal length of 200mm. At that shutter speed and that focal length I'm pushing my luck to get one anywhere near in focus, I took about half a dozen shots in the gaps between the trees, two of which are usable, but nowhere near perfect!!
    The other one is this one:

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    Maybe just a couple of minutes late at Westbury, but making the usual wonderful sound track. Video from Avoncliff and Dilton Marsh.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucRPklYYVRg

    As so often just before the train arrived the sun was perfect, but as the train approached so did the cloud!
     
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    gave a feeble screech of a whistle as it thundered back through chandlers ford, i do envy loco crews at this time of year, only whilst driving that is. 70013 really is a gem to behold when you are trackside, it always gives a good sound and a good head of steam.
     
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    Just coasted through Shoreham in the morning, but made a great departure from Chichester in the evening.
     
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    Anyone know when the Bristolian headboard was added. It wasn't there when 70013 left Haywards Heath first thing
     
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    Pretty much on time through Warblington last night. Sounded good excelerating away from Havant.
     
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