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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by The Orange One » 27 Jul 2013, 11:41

Everyone knows that the Easyjet flight from Amsterdam to Luton stops in Regents Park.
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Post by tractakid » 27 Jul 2013, 12:03

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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by greatkingrat » 27 Jul 2013, 12:33

I don't think anything in the GWR rules prevents you from parachuting out at an appropriate point.
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by The Orange One » 27 Jul 2013, 12:57

greatkingrat wrote:I don't think anything in the GWR rules prevents you from parachuting out at an appropriate point.
Technically it would be private transport. Now if it was an Easyjet run parachute for two, perhaps.
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by tractakid » 27 Jul 2013, 13:09

all545londonbuses wrote:
greatkingrat wrote:I don't think anything in the GWR rules prevents you from parachuting out at an appropriate point.
Technically it would be private transport. Now if it was an Easyjet run parachute for two, perhaps.
Yes, the parachute would be considered an aid alongside rollerskates etc... without a parachute would be fine though.
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by Going Underground » 27 Jul 2013, 13:45

hopeful traveller wrote:
Going Underground wrote:In fact everyone is missing a trick on this :wink:
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by The Raven » 27 Jul 2013, 16:17

Going Underground wrote:
hopeful traveller wrote:
Going Underground wrote:In fact everyone is missing a trick on this :wink:
I have a funny feeling that that's what I'm thinking...
Could well be.... :)
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by Brock » 03 Aug 2013, 18:22

Is this the old line here?

http://www.abandonedstations.org.uk/Cro ... ine_1.html

I find it interesting that the line was unofficially closed in 1996 and yet remained formally open until 2002 - you had to order a rail replacement cab to get there!

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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by Iain » 19 Aug 2013, 14:38

Hmmm I wonder what tube challengers had to do for that period?

There's a campaign for a Watford Met shuttle service

http://theinspectre.wordpress.com/2013/ ... t-shuttle/

Adham is apparently in Watford to speak about it

http://theinspectre.wordpress.com/2013/ ... tford-met/
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by greatkingrat » 19 Aug 2013, 14:46

The old Croxley Green branch was always run by British Rail, so was never part of the Tube Challenge.
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by Nigel » 19 Aug 2013, 14:47

Iain wrote:Hmmm I wonder what tube challengers had to do for that period?
It wasn't part of the Underground then, it was National Rail (or whatever they called the equivalent incarnation at the time).

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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by GuyBarry » 19 Aug 2013, 15:36

Did anyone spot the old Network SouthEast logo in the photo?
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by The Raven » 19 Aug 2013, 16:37

I'm in full support of CLOSING Watford Met station. Bring on the Croxley link! The quicker the better!
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by SquadronLeadereggbox » 25 Aug 2013, 14:07

BRING ON THE RESET RACE!!!!!!!
At least it means everyone will have to rethink north-west london MET line. :D
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Re: Croxley go-ahead

Post by tractakid » 25 Aug 2013, 15:30

SquadronLeadereggbox wrote:BRING ON THE RESET RACE!!!!!!!
At least it means everyone will have to rethink north-west london MET line. :D
Yep. My routes will now begin at Chorleywood.
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