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Chiltern Special - 1st August

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Tracklayer, Jun 27, 2009.

  1. saltydog

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    When I come on here I do so as a private individual and not as a spokesperson for Tyseley therefore I can't reveal things that are confidential, but as soon as they are made public by other people then I can comment as an individual.
    This goes for all posts I make on this forum. Any views I express on NatPres are entirely my personal opinions and are in no way to be seen as the official word from Tyseley.
     
  2. RalphW

    RalphW Resident of Nat Pres Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    I agrre with your stance Salty, you are in a position of trust and you do not want to betray that whatever some might expect.
     
  3. Alberta 45562

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    here here!

    Arent they leaving the tickets and times a bit late tho? I know tickets come by email,but still!
     
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    I think you will find the print out you get when you booked on line qualifies as your ticket. As to which seat you are supposed to be in....
     
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  6. saltydog

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    As I'll be at my little sisters 60th :-$ birthday bash this weekend, I'm relying more than ever on you linesiders to keep me informed on what's happening with this one. Thank you in advance.
    As for the person who in another thread seemed to think that I had prior knowledge of the timings for this one or the timings for the LE move. Well I have re-read this thread and nowhere did I intimate that I knew the timings. All i did was try to reassure people that as far as I knew the trip was still on.
    As for me behaving like a four year old, maybe you should behave in a more grown up manner and if you have issue's about my behaviour on the forum PM me about it. But don't make snide comments on an unrelated thread.
    Sorry folks for airing dirty laundry in public, but if people want to make public comments about me (no matter how veiled) then I think I have the right of public reply.
     
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    Igot a e-mail but no coach letter or seat number then got another e-mail to say they are having problems sending out the information to wait for yet another e-mail roll on saturday hope the weather changes.
     
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    Since writing the above. The person I was referring to has PM'd me and assured me that his post wasn't aimed at me.
    I have apologised to him by PM, but I also feel that this warrants a public apology.
    So once again I apologise to the person and am truly sorry for jumping to the wrong conclusion.
     
  9. 6136

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    Timings now up on UK steam including a LE move returning His Grace (is this correct for an Earl?) to Tyseley in the evening. No information however on how the formation gets to London. I suspect diesel with 5043 on the back early on Saturday. Can anyone confirm?
     
  10. saltydog

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    The engine and ecs go down on Friday see here.....http://uksteam.info/tours/t09/t0731q.htm
     
  11. 6136

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    Many thanks Saltydog.
     
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    So she's sitting at Marylebone overnight then ?? Thats unusual eh ?? No douubt the engineman who keeps her warm overnight will have some sarnies with him !! (And a flask)
     
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    The whole train is overnighting at Marylebone along with the support crew. So she wont get lonely. ;-)
     
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    What a great set of timings - perfect for a day out in Stratford with reasonable start and finish times. I hope this could be the first of many. I'll hopefully be seeing her at Banbury on the return run.

    All the best for a good run!
     
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    There are still Standard class tickets available, according to Chiltern Trains but you have to book online. Now, I just need to persuade the wife and kids to get up at some ungodly hour so we can get across London in time.

    Any other forum members going on this trip?

    Richard
     
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    I certainly am but have no idea which coach. I'll wait until I get to the train to find out.
     
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    Yes I'm on it \:D/
     
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    5944 Part of the furniture

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    I got 4 emails from Chiltern yesterday! First one gave seats as Coach: @COACH@, Seat(s): @SEATS@. The second apologised for the problems with the first. The third was the same as the first! The fourth finally had the seat allocations. Phew!
     
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    I will be on it with my other half - splashing out on the full first class dining experience to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary.
     
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    We didn't get our email's but dad rang this number and was given them straight away:

    0207 333 3139 Between 09:30 – 17:00 Monday – Friday


    Cheers,
    Mark
     

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