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The VT Christmas White Rose - 14th December 2013

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Sheff, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. Sheff

    Sheff Resident of Nat Pres

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    Can't find a thread for this one (or even the 2013 run which is what I meant to type! :confused: ). Hoping for the usual slick performance from VT and 5043. Anyone else on it, and have you had your tickets and timings yet?
     
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    *2013

    And not tickets or timings as yet.
     
  3. iswise

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    Complicated stuff with two Christmas White Rose trains both heading to York on Sat ;)
     
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    Errr - yes! Looks like I'll have to ask Ralph to re-title this one AGAIN ;)

    Tickets arrived yesterday for OUR VT Christmas White Rose, so can now look at sorting out taxis etc.
     
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    Still no times on RTT yet for the Tyseley White Rose yet (leaving it a bit late!) although the London White Rose times are there -
    1Z60
     
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    The times are at www.uksteam.info/tours/t13/t1214b.htm They havn't made it to RTT yet.

    David
     
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    Just had a call from Ben. Return is an hour earlier than planned and not calling at Derby - assume engineering possession?
     
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    Not sure why there's a water stop at Ambergate, when their supposed to be taking the water carrier.
     
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    Mmm 12 minutes between their arrival times, if one is a bit late there could well be parallel running on the approach to York...:) I wonder.... anyone on board please make sure you are ready to video ....
     
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    I see they are booked into adjacent platforms too.
     
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    There's no water stop showing on RTT. But then again nor is the photographic stop at Church Fenton showing either - guess this has been scrapped?
     
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    Water stops at Whittington near Barrow Hill never appear in RTT ! I guess this location is not recognised in the NR computer.

    David
     
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    No water stops showing on your return times though David? And LMarsh mentioned Ambergate above, which I hadn't seen anywhere?
     
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    I don't know about a water stop on the return, although I did see that the 2.5 miles from Kingsbury Jn to Whitacre Jn is booked to take 23 minutes.

    David
     
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    Looking forward to seeing who gets to Colton Junction first - might even wear my Santa hat for a bit of festive videoing :)
     
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    A few minutes early at Wychnor

     
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    Seems quite a fast schedule to me David. Well, for a GWR loco.

    ;) :)
     

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