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Victoria to Alton LSL special 31/08/18

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by green five, Aug 25, 2018.

  1. Steamage

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    Actually, no. It's a permissive path which the railway can, and does, obstruct from time to time. IIRC, it must be locked out of use at least one day a year. If you look at a map before the station was built (there's one in the Summer 2018 Mid-Hants News), there was no path across the line previously. Sorry for the thread-drift...
     
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    I believe the bridge actually belongs to its name sake...the Hampshire Hunt and they have the responsibility to maintain it.
     
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    Hi there, many thanks for explanation, all understood now.
    To get back on thread, my intention was to view/snap the special at Medstead station from the 'station' footbridge, which I assumed was open as a footpath. I was thwarted and the reason seems to be that the railway can close the path as per the permissive path regulations. Thanks again.
     
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    Different bridge. I was responding to the question about the "footpath" that crosses the line at Medstead station.
     
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    £450 a ticket?!
     
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    Wow. Mark 1's hauled by a 47 diesel to Alton more expensive than Belmond Pullman to Bath hauled by Clan Line? Truly one for people with more money than sense!
     
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    Some might consider being locked in a confined space with Jools Holland and his plinky plonky piano bashing to be a cruel and unusual punishment banned under the Geneva Convention. If you are paying for it then I have to question your sanity or whether you are a masochist (not that there is anything wrong with being a masochist - whereas everything is wrong with Jools Holland).
     
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