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Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by 61994, Jul 21, 2020.

  1. FlyingScotsman4472

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    The Jolly Fisherman with 60103

    At Donington foot crossing north of Spalding

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/10257146@N05/51516121588/in/photostream/

    At Carlton Scroop-Honington foot crossing on the return

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/10257146@N05/51516678469/in/photostream/
     
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    Christopher125 Part of the furniture

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    Unbelievable!

     
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    A couple from the Cumbrian Coast Expres on 18th September. Bit late I know but I've been on holiday for a week.
    Approaching Nethertown.
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    And having just passed through Nethertown station.
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  4. Big Al

    Big Al Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator

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    Hardly surprising that this character has turned off any comments as they would get plenty!
     
  5. RalphW

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    But you can go to another video of his and post comments there as others have done.


     
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    Sidmouth Resident of Nat Pres Staff Member Moderator

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    Post it to the btp twitter page
     
  7. RalphW

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    Don't do Twitter.
     
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    Did that this morning. They are aware of it, and are investigating
     
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    46233 now confirmed by email as traction out and back.
     
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    45596 Bahamas is now hauling the outward of The Yorkshireman on Saturday 16th October
     
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    She is, her second London to York trip in October, suspect there me be a raffle on board for a replica 45596 smoke box plate, their sales team at work again!
    The Society's my favourite charity !
     
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    I did the CCE several times in the late 70's early 80's. They only went to Sellafield originally,but generally with 2 pacifics, one in each direction, ,all for £12 return. None of this wining and dining nonsense, and full of enthusiasts, which is what railtours were intended for, and still should be imo.
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    Btw, thats what an A3 should look like!
     
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    With an A4 boiler and a tender borrowed from an A4? ;)
     
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    Looking at the typical passengers on today's charters it is obvious that the 'enthusiasts' only make up a small percentage of the 300+ people on board. Charter companies are in business to make money, you have to face facts, running with just your enthusiasts would never do that.
     
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    And if those "intended" enthusiasts don't book enough seats or don't cover the cost of running the railtour, what does the railtour operator do then?

    This does highlight the self-important views of some enthusiasts who seem to think that railtour operators and heritage railways are just there to pander to their fickle interests.
     
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    From a different forum about a cancelled electric and diesel tour to Carlisle on Saturday run it at a loss apparently.
     
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    And with photo stops, sometimes at the lineside away from a station, run-pasts occasionally. Very rarely dumped in a loop with no egress.
     
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    Has there been any indication to the traction for this weekends CME? Hoping to film it somewhere
     
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    BIL has been specified on the e-ticket.
     

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