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Here is a question for anybody who reads this thread!
Does everyone think that Doncaster is the best station for informing people what is going on???
Please Reply!!!:o
 
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Tom B

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Hmmmmmmmm. Last time I was at Donny, the train I was getting on had no seat reservations due to some fool forgetting to print them out or something, so I asked a platform attendant what I was expected to do in order that I could be sure of a seat. He had no idea that there were no reservations, despite it being broadcast over the tannoy a moment earlier.

We've also been informed for the past 10 years or so that in 2001 we would have a shiny new interchange... the *first* phase opens in a fortnight.
 

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They always annonce what platform freight is coming!

' Can passengers on platform four please stand clear from the platform edge there is a freight train approching'

they even say if it is light it will say there is a Light engine approching!

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LondonBVE said:
Well next time if i go to England must visit Doncaster Station and have a look.

If you want a good impression of England, I wouldn't reccomend it...
 

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Cockfosters said:
If you want a good impression of England, I wouldn't reccomend it...

:lol: He could do worse, Glasgow, oh thats Scotland oh well cockfosters right then :lol:
 

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Donny is good on a Weekday
I remember on a Saturday, seeing lots of Freight Trains even A light engine Combo Header
 

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Well parts of Cantley are rubbish as well, round the Everingham Road area. Hence people call this area Bessacarr (not WBes) to keep some distance from "Cantley".

Balby, well, best not even go there....
 
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I was at Doncaster on one saturday just waiting for my connection and there was a convoy came thorough a tug and 3 sheds i think it was, i was quite amazed when it came through as it was the first convoy i had ever seen.
 

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The depot, that was a poor convoy you often get up to 5 60's and ocassionaly 6 or seven locos in a convoy through Doncaster.
 

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Cockfosters said:
If you want a good impression of England, I wouldn't reccomend it...

Then may I know where should i go to get a good impression of England?
 

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0H05 Immingham - Doncaster - Peterborough - Whitemoor, usually consists 5 locos +.
 

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LondonBVE said:
Then may I know where should i go to get a good impression of England?

If you want to come to Doncaster, I've heard that Thorne Road / Rutland Street / Christchurch Road are popular destinations for visitors... :D
 

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Cockfosters said:
If you want to come to Doncaster, I've heard that Thorne Road / Rutland Street / Christchurch Road are popular destinations for visitors... :D
:lol: :lol:

Now, now, Tom. Don't be giving him ideas ;)
 

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Doncaster's only tourist attraction ;)!

(From the grapevine, not personal experience...)
 

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joea1 said:
There is now a TOPS list available detailing when every freight train passes Donny (and Barnetby). Now I see how Freightmaster gets the info!

Where did you think FM got the info?
 

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Of course - I don't frequent that area though ;)!
 

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rmt said:
Neither do I, I just know it well because of work......

You work as a prostitute ;) :P!!??

Actually was down Copley Road today... for fish and chips ;).
 
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