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Cathedrals Express 6233 to Bristol 7th October

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by alastair, Oct 3, 2010.

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  1. cg

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    Metcheck and BBC both showing some sunshine for Bristol. Metcheck shows light rain for Thursday night.
     
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    There are 34 restrictions, mainly bridges. This could be due to the weight of the engine plus an extra tender. Just to make
    the day more interesting there is an unwelcome addition to the formation. It is booked to hang onto the last coach of the train. <BJ>
     
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    This running and we're receiving updates, The tour code is t1007a

    Cheers
     
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    passed us at Worplesdon bang on time, looking and sounding great, both tenders in tow today, shall post up a pic shortly
     
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    and said pic as promised:
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    cheers
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    60019 top' n tail with 37.516 past Rowlands Castle 11:10.

    Thanks CH. <BJ>
     
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    Went through Portchester going well about 11:35 and checking on TOPS was about 15 down on arrival at Bath.
     
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    Yes. I can confirm that. I understand that the train was stuck behind a unit at one point and then had to let an HST clear in the Bath area. 60019 was going very well at Saltford considering that it was hauling 13 coaches and a class 37 diesel. 60019 appeared to be doing all of the work. <BJ>
     
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    Superb. A sunny Autumn day is the best time of the year, in my opinion for steam photography,
     
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    Plus the weight of the second tender !

    Brian
     
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    What a great picture well done ;

    all the best
    jane
     
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    Very nice shot. Was this at Mayford next to the bridge? By the time it got to us at Bedhampton it was too warm for any smoke.

    Don
     
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    cheers for the comments about the picture :) yup taken on the road bridge down in mayford/worplesdon, just down the side of the bridge (all fine no trespassing involved!! :) )

    might go out for it later at woking to get a night shot

    cheers
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    60019 a few minutes late departing from Bristol due to a late running HST. Through a rather moist Keynsham at 17:51. The diesel, thankfully, still just idling. <BJ>
     
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    Plans to take pictures at Bath had to be scrapped due to traffic congestion. The Metcheck forecast was all too accurate, some light rain began to fall just as the engine started off from Temple Meads.
     
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    Through Bradford on Avon a few mins late, class 37 doing all the work.
     
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    But only one update on live updates....
     
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    Anybody know the reason for the diesel on the back of the train. Has there been any on train announcement about it?
     
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    Perhaps its a bit of insurance after last Thursdays episode?
     
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    Looks to be booked to go into Platform 19 at Waterloo, isn't it obligatory with the signal arrangements for the diesel to be attached prior to arrival?
     
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