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Scarborough Spa Express 2011

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by bobbler, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Steamage

    Steamage Part of the furniture

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    The gist of this evening's update is that 70013 will have it's washout and new brick-arch built this weekend. Therefore, although it will haul tomorrow's CE, it will NOT run the CME on Saturday. 5305 will deputise. Ollie will now move to York on the afternoon of Mon 29th, ready for the SSE on Tues 30th. I infer from this that 5305 will work the Mersey Moorlander on Monday.
     
  2. osprey

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    Looks like you might need wellies and raincoat today rather than bucket and spade!
     
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    I was onboard all day yesterday and had a super run. We left York about 15 mins late both times on the outward run but still arrived at Scarborough 5 mins early. With the FTP rail strike we had the whole Scarborough line to ourselves pretty much too which was slightly odd, didn't see another train! Will upload some photos over the next couple of days.
     
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    It was a good day :) the wine was nice too!
     
  5. osprey

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    Wine on a twane............that's posh......
     
  6. sowerbylad

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    Superb run to Scarborough behind the black five and the weather is hot and sunny. Looking forward to the return run.
    Regards, John.
     
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    Couple of minutes down leaving York. Currently approaching Colton Junction running parallel with 44932 on 2 support coaches!
     
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    That must be a first.....
     
  12. RalphW

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    Who said parallel running could never be done in the UK.
     
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    Great vids :)
     
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    Just like to thank those from the 5305LA for working through the holiday to turn out 70013. She made a fine sight (and sound!) today.
     
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    Brilliant videos.
    What a sight! First time I have seen that on the main line!!!
     
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    Would Steam on the Met be the last time anything like that happened? Thanks must go to Ron Smith on the 5 and Chris Cubbitt on the Brit.
     
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    Trust me to be sat watching tele like a right numpty!

    Nice vids.
     
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    Fantastic.............
     
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    It certainly blew the cobwebs away from Wakefield yesterday, a VERY sure footed start out of Westgate and then the long climb, you could hear the bark echoing all over Wakefield. Great sound, fine machine, well done and thank you to the guys who put the graft in over the weekend.:clap2:
     

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