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Dartmouth Steam Rly 2014 season

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by sturdon, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Greenway

    Greenway Part of the furniture

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    All being well, subject to running in, she will be working on the two train timetable. This will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until week commencing 24 July. Then every day until 5th. September.
     
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    svrrh New Member

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    So how long has she got on her ticket now then?

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    Is anyone able to confirm if Lydham is running this week ??
     
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    She was running today.
     
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    Thank you for your reply.
     
  6. Greenway

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    I was at the railway today and had intended to ask. However, it was a very busy morning with two train running and all trains well filled.
     
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    As the line is celebrating 150 years since opening, the DSR are planning a week of events, here is a link to their website page for it: http://www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk/about-us/150th-anniversary-year

    Activities include driver for a tenner & driver for a fiver, tours of the work shops, beer festival etc... Looks good but is there anything else that could be done to celebrate this historic event?
     
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    I would have thought there was plenty happening: something for all.

    Bear in mind the Dartmouth SR will still be operating in high peak intensive service of trains plus the boats and ferries over the period. Most, but not all, people who work there are paid staff unlike many other lines who have a large volunteer (free) help to call upon if needed.
     
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    Oh bugger, I'm there for a weeks holiday the week before :-(

    Does anyone know if they have a quieter day of the week? Would rather try avoid the days when it's rammed full.

    Nick
     
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    Do you know if she will be running on Saturday?

    Thanks
     
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    Is it likely to be just a standard service in the day on the 16th? I see the Rat is shown on a picture on the page, will that be out at all?
     
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    My footage from a visit to the P&DSR on Tuesday, with 7827 and 5239 in operation.
     
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    Yeah sorry Greenway, I meant a standard orange timetable rather than green, I was just wondering would it bit a little different like a gala event or just literally the orange timetable with some later services.
     
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    The Manor has around 10 years before it's next overhaul is due since it's re tube.
     
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    Thanks TT, that confirms what I believed but was reluctant to post. So would be travelers can look forward to many, many more runs behind her. :)
     
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    Good news, cant get enough of 7827! Will be replaced by the Std4 when she finally bows out.
     
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    7827 is certainly on top form at the moment - as I discovered a few weeks back sat in the carriage immediately behind the loco - the sound in Greenway tunnel was almost ear splitting! :cool:
     
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    Whats due out next week 7827 & 5239 down for work but hope to pop over on Monday/Tuesday
     

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