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West Somerset Railway Operations

Discussion in 'Heritage railways & Centres in the Uk' started by gwr4090, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. Paul Kibbey

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    I'm so glad I know that now ,hefting , mmm lol
     
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    May I point you in the direction of Penny Steam , WSR Winter Festival 2016 via You Tube , I do think
    you will find some fine photography without needing to be lineside .
    Paul .K
     
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    Would that be east-west of Williton.?
     
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    May I suggest to Robin that she might like to have a bit of mint growing in her lawn .What a pleasure it is to smell mint when mowing the lawn .
     
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    Thanks

    I plan to have a 'kitchen garden' of herbs near the house.

    I am likely to be a bit obsessive about what grows in the croquet lawn.

    Robin
     
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    Don't you grow potatoes in a croquet lawn? I'm sure I have had potato croquets!
     
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    On a non horticultural note, does anybody know how the late running of the Whistling Ghost excursion impacted on it's WSR leg?
     
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    There will undoubtedly be some potatos in the veg patch, but that will be on the high-level terrace.....:)

    Robin
     
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    Being on GWR territory, one assumes they will be King Edwards (I and II)?

    Tom
     
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    With those slopes and Somerset rainfall, what about tiered rice paddy fields ?

    :D
     
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    Given that they will be growing on the upper terrace, I favour Jersey Royals!:D

    Robin
     
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    Better off with some Desmond Lynam's.
     
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    What's the diesel special mentioned on the wsr org roster next Saturday 24th. It's maybach memories on the Sunday.
     
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    There's a Diesel Engineman Course on Saturday. Info on the staff website is that the DMU diagram is loco hauled, but doesn't say which one.
     
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    I know there's some kind of annual meeting at Minehead and there's 2? Coaches RES on the 1105 for someone so it might indicate something but I have no idea what, sorry ;)
     
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    I think you may find it is the PLC AGM
     
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    DMU diagram is diesel loco hauled on Saturday 24th to strengthen for plc agm and Maybach Memories on Sunday 25th.
    Both days booked for D1010, subject to availability!

    Ian R
     
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    Thanks Ian for that - I'll update the page.

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    Nice to get a serious question. In the morning no impact as our driver on 6960 , John Gibbons was brilliant and we had to wait for 7820 at BA in the sun after the cross had happened at BL earlier instead of CH. On the return we had to get some time in hand at BL to compensate for the impossible time allowed at BL so unfortunately the cross happened at Williton which delayed the WSRly train by about 45 minutes. Thanks to all at the WSRly for accommodation of NR delays and for their flexibility. 6960 was excellent with such a big load.
     
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    Thank you gricerdon!

    I thought my post had become lost among the weeds :cool:
     
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