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Author Topic: Worcestershire Parkway Station project - ongoing discussion  (Read 59850 times)
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« Reply #210 on: March 16, 2020, 09:02:28 pm »

The Attached snapshot from the OS map shows that the extra bridge span was for a farm track that was also a Public Bridleway. This ran to a foot crossing further south.
Looking at the Current Worcestershire county council footpath mapping https://gis.worcestershire.gov.uk/website/countryside/ the Bridleway and foot crossing have now been closed.

Welcome indeed, TonyN, and an interesting answer to the question.
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« Reply #211 on: March 21, 2020, 01:50:31 pm »

BNM's 5th photo.....Taunton !

I haven't quite got the hang of this have I ??

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« Reply #212 on: July 12, 2020, 09:36:01 pm »

I noticed today that even 5 months after opening the coach side displays on an IET where not showing Worcestershire parkway.
Also the automated announcements at Pershore still say "Calling at WOP and Worcester shrub hill".
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« Reply #213 on: July 12, 2020, 11:18:38 pm »

I noticed today that even 5 months after opening the coach side displays on an IET where not showing Worcestershire parkway.
Also the automated announcements at Pershore still say "Calling at WOP and Worcester shrub hill".

Yes, it’s apparently a big deal to change it due to a last minute change of station code by Network Rail.  Made more difficult by the the current situation.  Even so, not particularly impressive!
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« Reply #214 on: July 13, 2020, 07:01:12 am »

WOP, wouldn't some of our European neighbours take offence at that term?
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« Reply #215 on: July 13, 2020, 07:14:40 am »

WOP, wouldn't some of our European neighbours take offence at that term?

Not unique - there are those of us draw a deep breath when we talk about Barnstaple by code.
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« Reply #216 on: July 13, 2020, 10:15:15 am »

What about BOG, PEA, and POO
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« Reply #217 on: July 13, 2020, 10:27:32 am »

There are some moderately amusing IATA codes too. Codified, the flight from Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Airport to Herendeen Bay in Alaska is a particularly pleasing combo.
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« Reply #218 on: October 21, 2020, 09:18:48 am »

Sorry but I am making more work for Graham again.
Just noticed that Worcestershire Parkway is missing from the station index
http://www.firstgreatwestern.info/smr/index.html
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« Reply #219 on: October 21, 2020, 09:22:39 am »

Sorry but I am making more work for Graham again.
Just noticed that Worcestershire Parkway is missing from the station index
http://www.firstgreatwestern.info/smr/index.html

I know I have that work to do.  Fishguard and Goodwick, Meridian Water, Kenilworth, Maghull North and some other "recent" additions are missing too - probably around 30 stations out of 2500 in the UK.
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« Reply #220 on: October 22, 2020, 06:40:38 am »

Sorry but I am making more work for Graham again.
Just noticed that Worcestershire Parkway is missing from the station index
http://www.firstgreatwestern.info/smr/index.html

I know I have that work to do.  Fishguard and Goodwick, Meridian Water, Kenilworth, Maghull North and some other "recent" additions are missing too - probably around 30 stations out of 2500 in the UK.

Database comparison - I need to consider:
ANZ Anerley
APN Newcastle Airport Metro
APY Apperley Bridge
ARM Armadale (W Lothian)
BEP Bermuda Park
BIB Bishop's Lydeard
BKR Blackridge
BNR Brockley Whins
BSV Buckshaw Parkway
CAA Coventry Arena
CAC Caldercruix
CBD Conon Bridge
CBK Cranbrook
CDN Coulsdon Town
CMB Cambridge North
DLJ Dalston Junction
EBD Ebbsfleet International
EBL East Boldon
ECP Energlyn & Churchill Park
EGY Edinburgh Gateway
EKB Eskbank
FGW Fishguard & Goodwick
FRR Frosterley
GAL Galashiels
GBG Gorebridge
GCL Glasgow Central Low Level
GQL Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
HAF Heathrow Terminal 4
HGG Haggerston
HII Highbury & Islington
HOX Hoxton
HTR Heathrow Airport Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air)
HWF Heathrow Terminal 4 (Rail-Air)
HWV Heathrow Terminal 5
HWX Heathrow Airport Terminal 5

ILN Ilkeston
JCH James Cook University Hospital
KLF Kirkstall Forge
KNW Kenilworth
KTR Kintore
LEB Lea Bridge
LHR Heathrow Terminals 1-3
LIF Lichfield Trent Valley High Level
LMR Low Moor
LPY Liverpool South Parkway
LPY Liverpool South Parkway
LRD London Road (Guildford)
LVL Liverpool Lime Street Low Level
MFD Minffordd Ffestiniog
MRW Meridian Water
NCO Newcourt
NEG Newtongrange
NFA North Fambridge
OKE Okehampton
OPY Oxford Parkway

PMG Porthmadog Harbour Ffestiniog
PYE Pye Corner
RBU Reading

REL Retford Low Level
ROE Rotherhithe
RRN Robroyston
SDC Shoreditch High Street
SDE Shadwell
SEB Seaburn
SFI Shawfair
SHV Southsea Hoverport
SIA Southend Airport
SMC Sampford Courtenay
SNP Stanhope
SOF South Woodham Ferrers
SOI Stow
SPL London St Pancras International LL
SQE Surrey Quays
STQ Southampton Town Quay
STY Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway
STZ St Peters
TAH Tamworth High Level
TWB Tweedbank
TYB Tan-y-Bwlch Ffestiniog
WAW Warrington West
WLH Wolsingham
WOP Worcestershire Parkway
WPE Wapping
ZBU Southease - Piddinghoe Road
ZCW Canada Water
ZWL Whitechapel
ZZT Alston
ZZT Kirkhaugh
ZZT Lintley

With bold entries first / in our wider wedge of GB out from London
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« Reply #221 on: October 22, 2020, 09:32:19 am »

Well that set me off on an interesting time-waste...

Today, I learnt that what I'd always though of as CRS codes are not CRS codes. They aren't NRS codes either; they're 3-Alpha codes. I'll never keep up.

I was also intrigued by the 'ZZ' codes for the South Tynedale Railway. CRS codes starting with Z are usually for training purposes. Why, I wonder, does this railway get a double-Z prefix? And if the South Tynedale has CRS codes then why doesn't the Welsh Highland?

Oof, all this talk of Z's reminds me that it's time for my morning nap.

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« Reply #222 on: October 22, 2020, 10:12:52 am »

Welcome to the world of ...
Computer reservation system (CRS)
National reservation system (NRS)
National location codes (NLC)
Timing point locations (TIPLOC)
Station number names (STANME)
Station numbers (STANOX)
National Passenger Transport Access Nodes (NaPTAN)
Latitude and Longitude
OS Grid Reference
and the name that the customer uses, appears on tickets, and on the station itself.
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« Reply #223 on: October 22, 2020, 11:37:28 am »

Quite so.

Which reminds me of Red Squirrel's Pet Peeve No.37: BTM. Why do people insist on using this code? It is neither CRS, NLC, TIPLOC, STANOX, ELR, fish, fowl nor good red herring (or squirrel, for that matter).
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« Reply #224 on: October 23, 2020, 07:20:15 am »

Quite so.

Which reminds me of Red Squirrel's Pet Peeve No.37: BTM. Why do people insist on using this code? It is neither CRS, NLC, TIPLOC, STANOX, ELR, fish, fowl nor good red herring (or squirrel, for that matter).

And yet, if you look at the supporting leaflet in the planning application mentioned in this post:

Just spotted a planning application, for new signalling equipment on Platforms 9 and 11 at Temple Meads, which appears to show the new junction layout for Bristol East jct... go to https://pa.bristol.gov.uk/online-applications/ and search for 20/04736/LA

you will find, quoted by NR itself:

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3.1 Bristol East Junction is located just to the north of Bristol Temple Meads station (BTM) and provides
access...
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