Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by RJSRdg » 31 Oct 2016, 23:51

No Circle Line sounds more drastic than it really is as most of it is shared lines (will the part of the H&C that's still open be operating at an increased frequency - i.e. will what would previously have been Circle Line trains now run as de facto H&C?). So the only bits completely lost will be Aldgate-Embankment and the Gloucester Road curve.

The GOBLIN closure is also largely irrelevant as it is almost completely outside Z2.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by Elsie » 19 Dec 2016, 00:19

14th of Jan is LCFC vs CFC. Whilst I'd love to try the random 15 one day, I've already paid for my Season Ticket!
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by tangy » 29 Dec 2016, 21:00

The date of Round 4 will be 25th March 2017 (day after Comic Relief).
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by tractakid » 07 Mar 2017, 11:16

Can we assume that Round 5 (Marked at 'Late April') will be on the 22nd or 29th?
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by RJSRdg » 07 Mar 2017, 23:21

Preference of the two for me would be 22nd. 29th is the early May Bank Holiday weekend and I'll be in Mid-Wales ticking off the last of my Great Little Trains Discount Card.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by RJSRdg » 12 Mar 2017, 11:14

Could I also suggest that as there is a 'Secrets of the Underground' Open Day at Acton Town (LT Museum Reserve Collection) on 22nd April, Acton Town station might make a good starting point (albeit that as the 'Depot' only opens at 11am, it wouldn't give people much time to look round).
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by The Orange One » 12 Mar 2017, 14:56

RJSRdg wrote:Could I also suggest that as there is a 'Secrets of the Underground' Open Day at Acton Town (LT Museum Reserve Collection) on 22nd April, Acton Town station might make a good starting point (albeit that as the 'Depot' only opens at 11am, it wouldn't give people much time to look round).
Acton Town is in Zone 3 - and if you arrive at the depot at 11am you probably won't even get in until 11:30am because the queue is extremely long!! Hammersmith might work, or alternatively since the ticket is valid for both Saturday and Sunday we could just start anywhere.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by RJSRdg » 13 Mar 2017, 00:02

Good point about the queues. Getting in at 11:30 wouldn't give much more than half an hour to look round even if the start was at Acton Town (rather than Hammersmith), so probably not worth bothering with :-(

[Yes, I was aware that Acton Town is in Zone 3, but it's only one or two stops outside Z2, depending on which line you take, and this is a Twist round! We had two rounds last year which didn't even start at Underground stations, and I passed through Acton Town on one of them! ]
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by tangy » 14 Mar 2017, 20:31

Funnily enough, I had already thought about the twist for this round a while ago and Richard is along the right tracks...as we will be extending out into zone 3.

I agree, not the BH weekend, so lets say 22nd April and be done with it!
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by tractakid » 16 Mar 2017, 00:53

Can I propose Osterley parkrun on the 22nd please? Its a friend's 250th parkrun and it's a chance to do their temporary two-lap course before it goes back to three laps.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by Going Underground » 16 Mar 2017, 12:29

tractakid wrote:Can I propose Osterley parkrun on the 22nd please? Its a friend's 250th parkrun and it's a chance to do their temporary two-lap course before it goes back to three laps.
As things stand that if fine with me :)
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by Sarnian » 18 Mar 2017, 07:21

What day is Zone 1 day this year? June 2?
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by tractakid » 18 Mar 2017, 19:32

Sarnian wrote:What day is Zone 1 day this year? June 2?
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by Sarnian » 20 Mar 2017, 08:39

I'll be in the UK that week!
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2016/17: Timetable

Post by Elsie » 27 Mar 2017, 07:49

Sarnian wrote:What day is Zone 1 day this year? June 2?
Please excuse the stupid questions.

1. For the Zone 1, do you all meet at a pre-determined location/time and then randomly pick a station to actually start the challenge?
2. Roughly, what time would this begin so I can plan travel?

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