Scheduled steam returns

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Scheduled steam returns

Post by GuyBarry » 14 Feb 2017, 07:12

Steam trains will be operating scheduled services on the Settle-Carlisle line for the next three days:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-yo ... e-38957943

That's unless you're the newsreader on Radio 5 Live at about 5.10am today, who called it the "Seattle-Carlisle line". Rather a long journey!
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Re: Scheduled steam returns

Post by Tube Geek » 14 Feb 2017, 08:03

Well I certainly won't be able to see...

I got excited though, as I'm staying in the proper Metroland now (in Croxley), so thought I could see some steam on the Met... :(
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Re: Scheduled steam returns

Post by Iain » 14 Feb 2017, 11:20

Epping-Ongar heritage railway has steam running on some days if you want to see/ride it

http://eorailway.co.uk/
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Re: Scheduled steam returns

Post by Tube Geek » 14 Feb 2017, 15:01

Well can't now...
I'm on my way home!
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Re: Scheduled steam returns

Post by RJSRdg » 14 Feb 2017, 19:46

GuyBarry wrote:Steam trains will be operating scheduled services on the Settle-Carlisle line for the next three days:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-yo ... e-38957943

That's unless you're the newsreader on Radio 5 Live at about 5.10am today, who called it the "Seattle-Carlisle line". Rather a long journey!
The late David Jenkinson built a series of model railways based on the Settle-Carlisle line (and fictional branches off it.

He also built a US-outline layout with his son, which they called the "Seattle-Carliol"!
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