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WSR 2010 Spring Steam Gala

Discussion in 'Galas and Events' started by keith speller, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. D7076

    D7076 Well-Known Member

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    Lydeard used to be the end to stay at,but all the pubs have declined in recent years.
     
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    [quote="MrHillingdon" Apart from Williton which is a small town/large village the rest of the places are small villages or hamlets. Minehead it is then![/quote]

    Watchet is a town too, you know. I've no idea what any of them are like these days, but there's a few pubs and plenty of B&Bs.
     
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    How could I have forgotten Watchet? A few places there as well.
    Sorry Watchetites.

    Regards,

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    green five Resident of Nat Pres

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    Wahey \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
     
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    34007 Part of the furniture

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    Wahey \:D/ \:D/ \:D/[/quote:2q8k2ct6]


    What is on the list for the event? 73096 a possibility?
     
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    They wont decline if they're used!! But yes a sad, sad, indication of how this country's going / mismanaged.
     
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    JBTEvans Part of the furniture

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    Will 80136 be back in time for this?
     
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    Blue Anchor has some goodd private hotels and a caravan site. The best station on the line to boot
     
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    Decided, Minehead will be my base for this event. Does the WSR do lineside passes for special events? If so how much?

    I know it might be a year away but any decisions of the dates for this event?

    Jeff
     
  10. See http://www.wsr.org.uk/photographers.htm for question 1; and sorry I'm not sure about dates for 2010, but maybe Keith (Speller) does?

    WSW
    (Steve)
     
  11. keith speller

    keith speller New Member

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    Hi,

    Dates for the 2010 SSG are
    20/21st and 25-28th March
    cheers
    Keith for WSR SEPT
     
  12. jimbo

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    I would like to think so!! But no 'inside' information i'm afraid, definately a popular engine with crews!
     
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    Maybe the WSR could offer to try and fix 73096 for the gala, and then maybe keep it on the line for a couple of months? Would be nice to see it running again, especially at the longest line's Standards Gala!
     
  14. kieranhardy

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    Not sure why exactly they would do this?
    Ok, she is the only Standard 5 in green, but there are two others in operation at the moment. 73129 seemed very popular when she visited a couple of years back? And it would make a nice change to see 73050 somewhere different, though i have a feeling her visiting the WSR could be unlikely. So if any 5 will visit i would think the most likely choice will be 73129.
     
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    No but it would be nice if they could do! Each railway should help each other! Still BR Standards should be a good gala! =D>
     
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    The trouble with it being a Standards Gala is we can't bring 6695. She likes galas at WSR, :cry: :cry:
     
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    She could be the Williton Thunderbird, and she would be very close to that nice shed of Gareth's! :smt026
     
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    if 73129 is there I wont be worry to much about what else shows up.... that engine is a BEAST otherwise known as the LOUD boy \:D/
     
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    Doubt 73129 will be there as she needs new tyres. Until these are purchased I can't see her leaving the MRC.
     
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    Just back from a few days of pre-gala cleaning. I hope all of you that are able to attend have a great time. Oh and you see a dirty engine it's not one that I worked on!!! \:D/
     

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