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LE Movements

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by osprey, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. ashtav0

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    Halls are limited on routes due to gauging issues but until this year I believe it's had a fair share of mainline work its been at Paignton for most this year no reason why but there was talk of it piloting the royal duchy but that didn't happen I was surprised when I saw it was going LE because i thought there was gauging issues on one the stations on the branch to Paignton obviously not .
     
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    I think there is a gauging problem but only in the Down direction. Hence it had to go down to Paignton on a low loader but could come back on the Up line no problem.
     
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    Apparently Torquay station platform edge was / is the problem for Halls in the down direction but not in the up.
     
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    Thanks to Anthony Kay for this report. <BJ>

    70013 'Oliver Cromwell' and support coach on Barrow Hill to Southall past East Hyde near Harpenden at 13:15.
     
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    4936 has arrived safely at the WSR and will be in operation all four days of the gala. It worked 30 days during its 4 months at Paignton, covering for washouts and repairs to 4277 and 7827. After the WSR she will be loaded for transport by lorry for delivery back the Tyseley where winter maintenance work is planned. I believe Vintage trains have some Hall tours planned in 2014.
     
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    I wonder wht it wasnt possible to run it wrong line? No paths? Is the line signalled for bi-directional working?
     
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    ...........and also in 2013, first up 23 March d/h with 4965
     
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    No paths until late at night probably and just generally not the hassle I guess - so just move it by road.
     
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    I hear Duchess will return to Butterley? Monday, not Sunday as on uksteam, er... thats today! David(shout) any confirmation, anybody?...
     
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    I think it may be true ! :(

    I left home for Woodacre five minutes before you posted this...sod's law! Still, an hours wait in warm sunshine was pleasant enough I suppose LOL. Hazards of the hobby!
     
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    According to Preston Gen it is tomorrow:
    Preston Station - Waiting Room - Gen
    I too went to see the move @ Preston. 30 mins after it had been due I checked the above! I saw Les Ross though, then went on to enjoy the afternoon at Ribbles diesel shunter gala.

    Now updated on UKS too http://www.uksteam.info/tours/t12/t1008p.htm
     
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    34067 on time through Andover.
     
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    Anyone out for the Crewe to York move today? Hoping to catch it along the Calder valley on the way home from work.
     
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    passed sandbach 20 early at about 12-45.
    mark
     
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    Anybody any idea where Ollie is at the mo. Stood at Andover from 14.10 til 15.10 but had to get back to work :-(
     
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    She arrived at Reading on time (15.17) behind the Cross Country. A passenger told me it was held at Basingstoke
    for some time.

    Mike M. ( 70c )
     
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    Passed Worting Jc about an hour and 10 early according to Roger Smith and WRgen

    James at SVN
     
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    Reports that 61306 will move to bury on Friday morning.. Off washwood heath at 4:00am!
     

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