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« Reply #30 on: August 29, 2016, 12:57:26 pm »

Apparently they didn't want to go through the effort of removing the fences again, and even with the fences removed apparently she only had millimetres to spare, loco too big being the issue.
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« Reply #31 on: September 12, 2016, 01:49:03 pm »

This story about the refurbishment of Aberdeen turntable may prove an inspiration to those trying to save St Blazey.


http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-37308735
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