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  1. DerekC

    Reading West Revamp

    There might be room to tuck a ticket office + gateline into the space between the railway and McDonalds, at street level on the up side. It would need some fairly serious civil engineering with a new retaining wall for the railway line above and behind and a subway through the embankment to the...
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Stanwardine Halt
  3. DerekC

    Railway General Knowledge.

    I was watching a video of the last train a couple of weeks ago. It was a pair of 73s topping and tailing a railtour. But which ones I don't recall.
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Aberderfyn Halt
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Sandycroft
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Connah's Quay
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Whitacre Junction (1st station)
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Woodhouse Mill
  9. DerekC

    Settlement Association

    Wolverton has a secret garden, but the secret garden which inspired Francis Hodgson Burnett's book is said to be in Rolvenden, Kent
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Holmes
  11. DerekC

    The Transport Game (UK)

    We walk 300 yards to the station and board the 06:51 Merseyrail service to Southport where we arrive at 07:25 on Saturday morning
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Oxheys
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Low Bentham
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Culgaith
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Cotehill
  16. DerekC

    The Transport Game (UK)

    We take an overnight break and in the morning board the 05:45 First Portsmouth, Fareham & Gosport service 2 to Cosham (Queen Alexandra Hospital) where we arrive at 05:52 on Friday morning.
  17. DerekC

    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Cummertrees
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    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Killywhan
  19. DerekC

    Closed Stations Journey quiz

    Dalbeattie I think we missed the closed station of Castle Douglas (St Andrews), on the Kirkcudbright branch between Bridge of Dee and the Portpatrick Line Junction.
  20. DerekC

    Really strange PIS pronunciations

    I recall riding on one of the first Breda test trains on the Copenhagen Metro and having the Danes working with us in fits of giggles over the Italian lady on the PIS trying to pronounce stations like Ǿrestad, Islands Brygge and Kongens Nytorv in her best American accent. They recorded their...

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