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Re: Walthamstow Central to Walthamstow Queens Road

Post by tractakid » 22 Jan 2013, 20:12

I think Goblin is a cool name :P

Now I understand why the Overground record times are known as NLL top in the URL on ExplorerTicket. :)
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Re: Walthamstow Central to Walthamstow Queens Road

Post by tubeguru » 22 Jan 2013, 20:14

I used to live on the GOBLIN line, at Upper Holloway. This was before any of this London Overground rubbish. Back then it was the good (bad) old NLL!
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Post by geofftech » 03 Jul 2013, 08:26

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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 03 Jul 2013, 08:57

it is no rumour it is true! whether end of august or not i wait until it opens first i mean croxley bridge open by 2016!

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Post by Nigel » 03 Jul 2013, 09:06

geofftech wrote:rumour has it, that the connection between the two Walthamstows will finally open next month (August) taking the connection down from 736 metres down to nearly just 300 - halved. so should be possible to do in 2-3 minutes rather than 4-5, allowing you to be one train up at Walthamstow. can anyone confirm this? Martin?
When I last was at Queens Road (I think about a month ago) work on the new entrance seemed fairly advanced.

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Re: Walthamstow Central to Walthamstow Queens Road

Post by tractakid » 03 Jul 2013, 13:57

Hopefully it will be open in time for FART. Is that an event you'd be interested in attending, Geoff?
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Post by geofftech » 04 Jul 2013, 08:25

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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 04 Jul 2013, 08:58

geofftech wrote:it is not. mainly because i only have a vague idea of what you're talking about. but i shall be away in Edinburgh that week, i think.
So In context what you mean is you dont read forum or perhaps use the information off it and dont remember it!.

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Post by tangy » 04 Jul 2013, 20:25

Also depends on the current building works on the Up side at Central- once the building works are finished that end, the car park will be brought back to its original size, currently half of it is used for building materials!

The ramp at the Queen's Road end is ready to use, albeit fenced off! They will need to clear the weeds from the footpath leading up to the car park end as it is quite overgrown. I have been informed by the GOBLIN Users Group that this footpath link was first announced TWENTY years ago!
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Post by tractakid » 05 Jul 2013, 01:30

geofftech wrote:it is not. mainly because i only have a vague idea of what you're talking about. but i shall be away in Edinburgh that week, i think.
Everyone's battling it out over a FNC on August 13th. Nothing more, nothing less. Iain gave it it's silly name. What will you be doing in Edinburgh?
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Post by geofftech » 08 Jul 2013, 15:37

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Post by tractakid » 08 Jul 2013, 22:32

Well, I have done an August FNC before. Hopefully the 13th will be relatively cool...
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Post by Sam » 09 Jul 2013, 01:33

tractakid wrote:Hopefully the 13th will be relatively cool...
Average temp is 22C so good luck with that!!
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Post by tangy » 11 Aug 2014, 19:18

An update to this.

The footpath link between Walthamstow Central and Walthamstow Queen's Road is now FULLY open. I have just done a test run from the footbridge at Queen's Road to the mainline platform at Central and did it in 1 minute 30.

Good things come to those who wait (eventually).
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