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Merchant of Avon - Summer Sundays

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Will RL, May 8, 2019.

  1. Big Al

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    Stratford upon Avon is notoriously difficult to get away from and always has been. It's the same load as the 8F had and so the challenge will be greater. But as I said, at least the weather will help.
     
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    A brief video for the record of the ECS flying through Ilkeston earlier today...

     
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    Magnificent sight shortly after leaving Burton, roaring past Barton under Needwood
     
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    Anyone would think that you are doubting the ability of the loco and crew.
     
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    Nope. Your take not mine.
     
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    Max of 61 at Elford. Looking forward to the return leg with Wilmcote and the long climb to the Lakes to come !
     
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    She was certainly going great guns she she passed us at Elford. Pictures to come later. Currently passing a pleasant few hours at Statfold until the evening return run.
     
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    This mornings run with Galatea going well passed Elford. IMG_8732 - Copy.JPG
     
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    Now which one was you? I was the one with the dog.
     
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    Try 5 1/2 hours ! We will be needing a taxi back to station after visiting every pub in SUA !
     
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    Just behind you with the steps.
     
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    Judging by the times on RTT Galatea had no trouble at all on the return from Stratford
     
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    Glorious sound up Wilmcote and all the way to the Lakes !

    Stratford UA Parkway 36/37
    Wilmcote Summit 25
    Wootton Wawen 53
    Henley 48
    Danzey 45
    Wood end 43/42
    40mph TSR before The Lakes 43/44
    The Lakes 40
     
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    I can definitely agree with you on that one Liam, here is my footage of 45699 roaring up Wilmcote Bank on the return leg.

     
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    Pubbed it myself. Every other place is Greene King (IPA: the beer that starts where most others end - from a sign in the Glue Pot, Swindon). Nice bit of Jubilee roar on the return, and there was absolutely no problem with the climb on the return.
     
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    The outward leg this morning at Whitacre Junction.
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    Then at Blunt's Green.
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    The return leg roaring past Tanworth in Arden.
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