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KWVR Ingrow Platform Benches Stolen

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by andalfi1, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. andalfi1

    andalfi1 Well-Known Member

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    Just spoken to the Haworth office, evidently still waiting for our local 'plod' collecting the cctv footage for evidence ! nuff said.
    Andy
     
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    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    Good to know the Force is with us eh?
     
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    If only ?
     
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    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    If the railway has CCTV, then they have the time.
    I'm sure its not the only street in Keighley with CCTV..
    presumably once back on the road the registration plates were back on..

    anyone walked the neighbourhood asking if they have CCTV around the time..
     
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    Scum. Utter scum. However, it seems to me that this was an awful lot of work & risk for thieves only looking to weigh in the metal. Isn't it more likely that these seats have been stolen to order? Fingers crossed for their recovery, of course.
     
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    RalphW Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    These posts have been moved from the 'Thief Watch' section as that is meant just for notification purposes, discussion and comments continued here.
     
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    class8mikado Part of the furniture

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    Are they railway distictive ie MR or LMS Wording or roundels ?
     
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    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    From KWVR FB page ..................

    HOT NEWS!!!!!
    The police have just contacted me to say that they have recovered all the bench stantions,and three men are in custody,along with their vehicle being seized.
    There is a God!!!!!
     
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    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    From KWVR FB page today ...............

    "HOT NEWS!!!!!
    The police have just contacted me to say that they have recovered all the bench stantions,and three men are in custody,along with their vehicle being seized.
    There is a God!!!!!"

    Sounds as if they broke the benches up for scrap, but the expensive cast iron ends are now safe, and hopefully their van is heading for the crusher.
     
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    class8mikado Part of the furniture

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    Perhaps said van should be donated to the P-way group... theres justice.
     
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  12. ADB968008

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    and creation of a chain gang to do some "voluntary" work on the line.
     
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    ilvaporista Part of the furniture

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    Or why not go and strip out anything metal from their homes and weigh it in..
     
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    Spamcan81 Nat Pres stalwart

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    result.
     
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    Looks like good intelligence-led policing.
     
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    That is brilliant news and a great relief I should think to the railway.
    Have to find a way to secure them down, as unfortunately there is some rotten thieving people out there that wouldn't give a tiddles for heritage as long as they could make a couple of quid for scrap.
     
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    Sadly, as is more or less always the case, they will get a slap on the wrist and sent on their way.
     
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    Police say the arrested man has been released on bail and inquiries are ongoing. So no-one yet charged, let alone guilty or tried.

    Patrick
     
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    I hope the railway take legal proceedings to cover other costs to put the seats back.
     

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