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#30476 Trains&armour

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 06:56

I had a Jock Strap once.

So where is Seird going as I think it might be near me.

Ar$£

 

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Meet me somewhere along the way, but preferably near B...  :yes:

 

I'll try to squeeze in a visit to the NYMR and/or the NRM, but my family is not all that keen on trains.  :this:


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#30477 Trains&armour

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 07:13

That's quite a weight range...

And not even halfway there.. :o


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Posted 24 May 2018 - 08:49

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Meet me somewhere along the way, but preferably near B...  :yes:
 
I'll try to squeeze in a visit to the NYMR and/or the NRM, but my family is not all that keen on trains.  :this:


They may prefer trains after the M25!
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#30479 M.I.B

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 09:23

Musicians I once played jazz with used to refer to Highland Dancing gigs as ‘Jock Jumping’

 

Being from North of the Border we were made to learn this at school, where it was known as:

 

Jock n Roll

Jock Bopping

Cross Country Dancing

 

or sometime plain old  "f'ing dancing"


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#30480 Oldddudders

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 12:57

They may prefer trains after the M25!


ISTR the Thames Crossing is a bit of a palaver, in terms of how you pay.

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 13:12

ISTR the Thames Crossing is a bit of a palaver, in terms of how you pay.

This is probably the easiest way to pay, don't forget to pay for the return journey if you make one.    :imsohappy:

 

https://www.gov.uk/g...-remote-payment


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Posted 24 May 2018 - 13:26

This is probably the easiest way to pay, don't forget to pay for the return journey if you make one.    :imsohappy:
 
https://www.gov.uk/g...-remote-payment


Would this be the Indigestion Charge ?
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#30483 81C

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 13:56

Would this be the Indigestion Charge ?

Whatever (Kevin mode) :jester:



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Posted 24 May 2018 - 13:59

Some contemporary advice for our leader.

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 14:43

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Meet me somewhere along the way, but preferably near B...  :yes:

 

I'll try to squeeze in a visit to the NYMR and/or the NRM, but my family is not all that keen on trains.  :this:

 

That looks like a bit of a long way round or don't you/the family fancy a nice long ferry trip from the Hoek to Harwich (or even Ijmuiden to Newcastle) ?   Good way of avoiding the Thames crossing too.

 

BTW you will be near to one of the longest private railways in Britain - but it's freight only and mostly laid with cwr.


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#30486 Trains&armour

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 15:05

That looks like a bit of a long way round or don't you/the family fancy a nice long ferry trip from the Hoek to Harwich (or even Ijmuiden to Newcastle) ?   Good way of avoiding the Thames crossing too.

 

BTW you will be near to one of the longest private railways in Britain - but it's freight only and mostly laid with cwr.

It is the long way round. But much cheaper than the alternatives, even counting the extra petrol and an overnight stay. We won't make the journey in one go, we'll be staying overnight in YHA  Medway . We'll  I'll try to squeeze in a visit to Historic dockyard in Chatham in the afternoon, but negotiations are ongoing. :whistle:


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Posted 24 May 2018 - 15:12

A heads up of two rather nice steam trips that should suit most ​of the followers of this thread. Not cheap.

 

 

http://www.torbayexpress.co.uk/

 

 

http://www.pathfinde...an-express.html


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Posted 24 May 2018 - 17:27

An addition of a syphon and a SR bogie brake van to an up service pulled by 5071.

 

 

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 18:03

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Meet me somewhere along the way, but preferably near B...  :yes:

 

I'll try to squeeze in a visit to the NYMR and/or the NRM, but my family is not all that keen on trains.  :this:

Looks like you be going right through Retford dear boy.

Phil



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Posted 24 May 2018 - 19:29

Looks like you be going right through Retford dear boy.

Phil

I was thinking of a stop-over in Lincoln to view the cathedral.


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Posted 24 May 2018 - 19:31

..........we'll be staying overnight in YHA  Medway . We'll  I'll try to squeeze in a visit to Historic dockyard in Chatham in the afternoon, but negotiations are ongoing. :whistle:

 

Revisiting the scene of a Dutch triumph back in 1667.......maybe

 

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 19:36

It is the long way round. But much cheaper than the alternatives, even counting the extra petrol and an overnight stay. We won't make the journey in one go, we'll be staying overnight in YHA  Medway . We'll  I'll try to squeeze in a visit to Historic dockyard in Chatham in the afternoon, but negotiations are ongoing. :whistle:

Sierd there is a toll charge on the Humber bridge as well you pay at the booth, it changes later in the year.

 

https://www.humberbr...oll_charges.php


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Posted 24 May 2018 - 19:47

I was thinking of a stop-over in Lincoln to view the cathedral.


If you like cathedrals we have two here although one doesn't have a roof for some reason !
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Posted 25 May 2018 - 11:51

Past through a sunny Brent a few minutes ago, no one on the platforms and the branch was also empty.
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Posted 25 May 2018 - 13:11

If you like cathedrals we have two here although one doesn't have a roof for some reason !

The guy from the Italian Job film had been there, :bomb_mini:  :bomb_mini:  :bomb_mini: stand back and mind the doors. :dirol_mini:



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Posted 25 May 2018 - 13:24

The guy from the Italian Job film had been there, :bomb_mini:  :bomb_mini:  :bomb_mini: stand back and mind the doors. :dirol_mini:


I suspect the demise of the roof may have been kinda top-down, rather than bottom-up.
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Posted 25 May 2018 - 13:27

I suspect the demise of the roof may have been kinda top-down, rather than bottom-up.

 

 

Bl**dy seagulls !


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Posted 25 May 2018 - 13:28

Past through a sunny Brent a few minutes ago, no one on the platforms and the branch was also empty.

 

It has been since October 1964, unfortunately. :cry: 


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Posted 25 May 2018 - 13:30

I suspect the demise of the roof may have been kinda top-down, rather than bottom-up.

 

We can discuss that Ian on Sunday at Railex, it will be great to see you and your good lady.


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Posted 25 May 2018 - 13:37

I suspect the demise of the roof may have been kinda top-down, rather than bottom-up.

The Luftwaffe done some serious damage there back in the 40's it was a Baedeker target but nothing as bad as the RAF/USAF job on Dresden.


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