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Steam Dreams 2020

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Paul42, Dec 19, 2019.

  1. Paul42

    Paul42 Well-Known Member

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    Tours are now up on the website to end of September and include : -

    23/5 Kingscross to Cambridge and Harwich with 61306 , with 6 hours in Harwich, unless you also do the East Anglian Circular as well which would reduce it to 3 hours.

    24/9 Kingscross to York, Durham and Newcastle - steam out ( 61264 according top the online brochure ) and diesel or electric on the return.

    Note : - not all tours in the online brochure are on the website.
     
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    Wish they were more specific about where their circular tours are going.
     
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    Just noticed in ther latest HR that the Mayflower 400 to Cornwall trip is planned to be double headed B1's.
     
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    Nice to see 1264 getting out and about a bit more next year.
     
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    This year's Windsor and Sunset Steam trips are now departing Victoria instead of Waterloo.
     
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    The Bavarian Christmas holiday tour seems to have bitten the dust.
     
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    The Moors & Mountains explorer seems attractive if indeed it run's with steam as advertised !
     
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    It clashes with the RPSI's annual long weekend.
     
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    So, it's not going to run ??
     
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    At least that gives a few seconds of real effort climbing to the main line at CJ!
     
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    Not what I meant. It just seems a little unfortunate that, of the few railtours that extend over more than a single day, two of them overlap.
     
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    But are they really in the same market? At £400 per main line steam day, five days spread over nine, the Moors and Mountains looks pricey even by GB 2020 standards. Mind you days 3 and 4 Torbay--Carmarthen--Shrewsbury does look attractive. I wonder if they do last minute standby part loads!
     
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    Unlikely, as there'll be a diesel on the back!
     
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    It may not shove for that short stretch - depends on the diesel driver's reflexes!
     

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