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I agree, the Eurostar shot isn't bad, but don't you get a bit bored of Olympia? There are lots of other places you could go to with a one day travelcard.
 

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Seth said:
I agree, the Eurostar shot isn't bad, but don't you get a bit bored of Olympia? There are lots of other places you could go to with a one day travelcard.
like where?
Imperial Wharf and Shepherd Bush?
Watford, Southampton {Soton},Basingstoke,Brockenhurst,Lymington Pier? :)
are those boring places?? :D
 

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1288gaje said:
Seth said:
I agree, the Eurostar shot isn't bad, but don't you get a bit bored of Olympia? There are lots of other places you could go to with a one day travelcard.
like where?
Imperial Wharf and Shepherd Bush?
Watford, Southampton {Soton},Basingstoke,Brockenhurst,Lymington Pier? :)
are those boring places?? :D

I would consider them all to be boring, bar Watford and Southampton as the others offer very little in terms of stock variety (on weekends). I'm not sure why you've mentioned them anyway, as I was talking specifically about Olympia. Also, the majority of those locations don't feature on your website yet.
 

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1288gaje said:
Seth said:
I agree, the Eurostar shot isn't bad, but don't you get a bit bored of Olympia? There are lots of other places you could go to with a one day travelcard.
like where?
Imperial Wharf and Shepherd Bush?
Watford, Southampton {Soton},Basingstoke,Brockenhurst,Lymington Pier? :)
are those boring places?? :D
You always go to the same places though. Why not go to other london termini such as Liverpool Street, Paddington, Victoria, Charing Cross, London Bridge, Fenchurch Street, Marylebone, Euston etc?
 

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Coxster said:
1288gaje said:
Seth said:
I agree, the Eurostar shot isn't bad, but don't you get a bit bored of Olympia? There are lots of other places you could go to with a one day travelcard.
like where?
Imperial Wharf and Shepherd Bush?
Watford, Southampton {Soton},Basingstoke,Brockenhurst,Lymington Pier? :)
are those boring places?? :D
Why not go to other london termini such as Liverpool Street, Paddington, Victoria, Charing Cross, London Bridge, Fenchurch Street, Marylebone, Euston etc?

He did go to some terminal stations, but I don't recognize them... ;) ;)

http://londonterminals.fotopic.net/
 

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I'm not sure why not go to places like Willesden (Which is one station up the line!) This is probably the artery for Freight around London and don't just spend ten minutes there spend a few hours there you will get a lot more than you expect. Or go to Acton on the GWML which is also very good for freight.
 

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jonb said:
I'm not sure why not go to places like Willesden (Which is one station up the line!) This is probably the artery for Freight around London and don't just spend ten minutes there spend a few hours there you will get a lot more than you expect. Or go to Acton on the GWML which is also very good for freight.

Yea, I agree.

You have access to fots loads of freight trains, yet you stil spend say a nanno second at Clampham jnc, then scuttle off. In Cornwall, We Have to spend the Day Somewhere for it to be a worthwhile trip, if we only spent 1 or 2 minutes at each station, we would see Jack all.
 

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You have access to fots loads of freight trains, yet you stil spend say a nanno second at Clampham jnc, then scuttle off. In Cornwall, We Have to spend the Day Somewhere for it to be a worthwhile trip, if we only spent 1 or 2 minutes at each station, we would see Jack all.
Well, there's not exactly a great deal of classes anywhere in Cornwall is there *ducks from Simming's fist*
 

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Coxster said:
1288gaje said:
Seth said:
I agree, the Eurostar shot isn't bad, but don't you get a bit bored of Olympia? There are lots of other places you could go to with a one day travelcard.
like where?
Imperial Wharf and Shepherd Bush?
Watford, Southampton {Soton},Basingstoke,Brockenhurst,Lymington Pier? :)
are those boring places?? :D
You always go to the same places though. Why not go to other london termini such as Liverpool Street, Paddington, Victoria, Charing Cross, London Bridge, Fenchurch Street, Marylebone, Euston etc?
i did go to Paddington in "Connect the Slammer"
I did go to Euston in "Silverlinked", "Harrow and the Cobbler"
 

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We have tons of Varity. In The Last 12 Months I have Filmed MPV, 31s, 37 47s and 57s Thrashing through my local station :D

But Even where I am the frieght is a little thin on the group, 1 66 on a few tanks each week, thats it. Its still a good 20+ miles before you get to see something intresting (if you can call 66s that :roll: )
 

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Seth said:
I agree, the Eurostar shot isn't bad, but don't you get a bit bored of Olympia? There are lots of other places you could go to with a one day travelcard.
I recommended Hadley Wood but he refused!

(For anyone that doesn't know, it has tunnels either side so makes for decent shots, and you hear the horn ;) It's also within the travelcard area)


Also why not get the slammers before they go? Victoria, Charing Cross, London Bridge, you could even get one to Bromley South, or Orpington!

If you go on the line towards Orpington, there's a lovely station called Elmstead Woods. You can't get a slammer there but you get slammers going past occasionally (more usually Electrostars though), there's also a footbridge there. You will get good photos there.

Examples:-
http://rail-photos.fotopic.net/p4954069.html
http://colin-price.fotopic.net/p13455009.html
http://colin-price.fotopic.net/p13455014.html
 

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Julian, what excites you about Desiros or West London lines? You really need to extend your area of photoing. Perhaps do something more fun at weekends and then every other weekend go train photoing would make it more fun and give you new ideas rather than photographing all the time at the same station.
 

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Julian, what excites you about Desiros or West London lines? You really need to extend your area of photoing. Perhaps do something more fun at weekends and then every other weekend go train photoing would make it more fun and give you new ideas rather than photographing all the time at the same station.

So many us have told him this, but he isn't interested. We offer to meet him and give him some tips and he still isn't interested. It wouldn't cost him any extra to go a bit further afield with his one day travelcard, which is what he needs to do if he wants people to keep looking at his site.
 
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