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Author Topic: Annoying / amusing use of completely irrelevant stock photos to illustrate press articles  (Read 230124 times)
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« Reply #555 on: April 30, 2019, 03:12:46 pm »

Aside from pondering why the EDP placed this story on their Motoring page: Would it really have been completely out of the question to temporarily use the original Sheringham station? Or would that have set some sort of precedent?
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« Reply #556 on: April 30, 2019, 03:34:09 pm »

Aside from pondering why the EDP placed this story on their Motoring page: Would it really have been completely out of the question to temporarily use the original Sheringham station? Or would that have set some sort of precedent?

The crossing between the two stations is set up for occasional operation only - see ((here)) - and would be labour intensive, very delaying of trains, and would need ORR approval for the number of movements.  Attachment - the operational details.
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« Reply #557 on: April 30, 2019, 04:30:08 pm »

   Two weeks doesn't seem all that long a delay if you compare it to Berney Arms ...

Or Barlaston...

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« Reply #558 on: May 17, 2019, 09:31:33 pm »

Woman caught hiding in a bush.....


https://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/17648138.penryn-police-patrols-increased-after-woman-spotted-peering-through-car-window/?ref=rss

...if you didn't know what a bush looked like...
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« Reply #559 on: May 17, 2019, 10:18:18 pm »


If that's a "Where's Wally" style photo of a bush, I haven't found the woman yet! I'll keep looking Grin
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« Reply #560 on: May 20, 2019, 10:32:23 am »

From the Bristol Post

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« Reply #561 on: May 20, 2019, 03:59:03 pm »

If the Torbay Express get there it would be seriously lost  Cheesy Roll Eyes
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« Reply #562 on: May 20, 2019, 07:58:39 pm »


Except that's not a 747 in the photo. 747s and A380s are probably the only aircraft types I can identify these days. Everything else just looks the same to me.


The one with the tail showing is an Airbus A321-231. The other is an A320-232. Neither looks remotely like a BAe-146.
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