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Llangollen Railway

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by 14xx Lover, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. goldfish

    goldfish Resident of Nat Pres

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    Oh god I really was just joking. It’s not a factor in their travails and they could probably just do with a bit of encouragement right now.

    Simon
     
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    But so was he, going by his wink


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    I would argue that being a volunteer at one railway does not give one a free pass to criticise another and inform their volunteers of what they should be doing. You're allowed to have an opinion, but there are far gentler and more considerate ways of communicating that opinion...
     
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    Travelled today on DMU, all staff friendly thanking everyone for coming. Railway now accepts cards, NHS track and trace QR code or taking contact details if you do not have App. Cafe busy.Photo from phone. DSC_0000_BURST20210716141311168.JPG
     
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    In view of what's been said about CV19 compliability (is that even a cromulent term?) of 1st gen DMMUs elsewhere, specifically the Swanage's much anticipated Wareham service, any observations on the approach of the LlR please?
     
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    There was enough room for everyone to spread out, so everyone did and the were windows full open.
     
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    Got to be better than the relaxations that have embiggened the smallest man.
     
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    Which sounds, with respect, more like what I'd consider a common sense approach than an answer to my specific question!

    I can't help but compare 1stGen DMMU accomodation with buses, when it comes to CV19 compliance msasures, so find myself questioning the consistency of approaches to compliance. Oh well, it's nearly Magic Monday ......
     
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    Not in Wales.
     
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    With the passenger numbers at Llangollen, it was not an issue. I do not think it is easy since it is not practical to install screens, just reduce capacity, and what is ok spacing for some it might not be for others.
     
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    We have a very nice set of suburban coaches which will be used on loco hauled services, so distancing won't be a problem.

    Bob.
     
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    There is more to consider than social distancing such as decontaminating carriages and other instances where the public have access to consider.
     
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    Great to hear the LR is back and running, hope there is some useful revenue.

    Fully intend to visit myself in the not too distant future.
     
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    A few more photos from my phone DSC_0202.JPG

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    Photo lifted from Facebook;
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    They are certainly making good progress which is pleasing. I see on Facebook that the first four Mk1s are now ready for steam to return from the 6th August which is great news too - the revival continues.
     
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    Still many question marks over extending the operation from Berwyn and running loco hauled trains so that date may change. But it is one we’re aiming for.

    On the way back from Glyn yesterday we dropped off a few rails at the West of the tunnel ready to be swapped before services begin. The rails needing to be swapped are in the tunnel though.
     
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    Thank you for the update, if the date does change, could you let us know in the thread please?
     
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    Spent my 1st weekend as a volunteer.....a friendly bunch I must say....
    Must say hi to the guys at Carrog.... thanks for the welcome

    Anyone else fancy getting their hands dirty at Llangollen
     
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    3802 had a FTR exam today in preparation for the return of steam services on Friday next.

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