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Author Topic: Chinnor to Risborough ... a Marylebone future?  (Read 10500 times)
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« Reply #15 on: October 15, 2013, 07:27:00 pm »

In the Thames Trains days Turbos went to Eastleigh for maintenance. TT had to remove the steps from each coach so that the train did not foul platforms en route to Eastleigh. Perhaps some modifications to the present steps mi9ght make the trains more usable on other lines.
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« Reply #16 on: October 15, 2013, 09:43:28 pm »

All these recent posts of if a turbo will fit here or there on the National network pales into insignificance compared to the hard work the volunteers at  Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway have put in to get there railway connected to the mainline and to get Chiltern Train to run "valuable asset" on CPRR metals.

Well done CPRR shame I am unable to visit on any of the 3 weekends
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« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2013, 11:56:36 am »

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I have always said they should take steps to improve the service
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« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2013, 12:27:54 am »


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