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Nene Valley Railway

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Luke McMahon, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. chrishallam

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    She's not scheduled to be as she doesn't have the appropriate air brake equipment fitted to control the train brake
     
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    Oh of course. I didn't realise 34081 was air fitted now
     
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    It's not, it's just got pipes and a brake control valve in the cab.
     
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    As 5944 said, she isn’t fully air fitted but has the necessary brake control gear to work an air braked train. The air is supplied by the Class 14 at the other end. She’s carried the control gear since 1998.
     
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    Video still of 3:30pm departing Wansford this evening
     
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    Nice bit of colour in the sky.
     
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    Hi, does anyone know what times the Santa trains run this Sunday, can't see anything on the website! Thanks in advance
     
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    Presuming they are the same as previous weekend, depart times from Wansford were advertised as: 10, 11:50, 1:40, 3:30
     
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    Brilliant thank you, steam on the Peterborough end?
     
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    Yes so Steam leads to Peterborough and the class 14 pulls it all back to Wansford.
     
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    Brilliant, thank you!
     
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    Will Peterborough going into Tier 3 from 00:01 on Saturday affect running of the Santas?
     
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    according to their facebook no they won't be affected. Since the only station in use is Wansford which is not actually in Peterborough and is in a teir 2 area they are currently saying they can still operate them. Any changes I'm sure they'll update on facebook. hopefully this has been helpful.
     
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    Not only that, but a big update on the NVR site:
     
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    I wonder how they’ll enforce that? If people choose to ignore the advice, will they be turned away at the ticket barrier?
     
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    More to the point, how many people will have seen it before travelling to Wansford?
     
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    They sent the same message out as an email to everyone who had booked online I believe. We certainly got it. Not sure how enforceable it is, but the pub we were booked in for a meal afterwards phoned up to say our booking was cancelled, as we're in tier 3 and they're in tier 2. Oh well!
     
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