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« Reply #75 on: November 04, 2017, 05:56:42 PM »

I noticed today that many platforms in Cornwall have 2 +4 HST stop markers.
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« Reply #76 on: November 05, 2017, 01:05:45 PM »

Into Devon too. Spotted '2+4 HST' stop markers at Both Dawlish and Dawlish Warren yesterday.
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« Reply #77 on: November 05, 2017, 01:09:02 PM »

As far as I know, only one green power car has visible modifications made in the driving cab

Are you still of the opinion that the running of shortened sets with GWR is not going to happen?
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« Reply #78 on: November 05, 2017, 03:32:10 PM »

Into Devon too. Spotted '2+4 HST' stop markers at Both Dawlish and Dawlish Warren yesterday.

Also at Teignmouth - as spotted this afternoon

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« Reply #79 on: November 10, 2017, 10:14:30 PM »

As far as I know, only one green power car has visible modifications made in the driving cab

Are you still of the opinion that the running of shortened sets with GWR is not going to happen?

Itís gone back to January 2018 now. Iím now 50/50 on wether they will happen.
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« Reply #80 on: November 11, 2017, 12:44:03 AM »

The person responsible for ordering 'stop markers' is seemingly more certain than 50/50.  Grin
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« Reply #81 on: November 11, 2017, 11:13:14 AM »

The person responsible for ordering 'stop markers' is seemingly more certain than 50/50.  Grin

Ah but it depends when they were ordered!!!!!!   Grin
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« Reply #82 on: November 12, 2017, 10:16:44 AM »

mmm...very inspiring planters in the sign snap!
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« Reply #83 on: November 12, 2017, 05:57:12 PM »

The person responsible for ordering 'stop markers' is seemingly more certain than 50/50.  Grin

Ah but it depends when they were ordered!!!!!!   Grin


The person responsible for putting up the 'stop markers' is seemingly more certain than 50/50.
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« Reply #84 on: November 13, 2017, 12:40:30 AM »

mmm...very inspiring planters in the sign snap!

Hmm, too.  Roll Eyes

However, I do have some sympathy with whoever arranged for those fairly modest planters to be placed on that platform, for two reasons:

Firstly, they have to be set back (as far as possible) from the platform edge, allowing passengers to pass unimpeded along the platform, and (you will note from that image) they should be secured against something substantial, such as railings, to prevent them being shoved onto the track;

Secondly, they are generally provided by a volunteer group, such as a Community Rail Partnership, who may have limited funds and personnel to install and maintain them.

Teignmouth station, down in a cutting, isn't perhaps the best place to try to offer a 'Chelsea Flower Show floral display' in any such planters - but fair play to whoever did put them there, as anything is better than nothing, in terms of making bare platforms less stark.

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« Reply #85 on: November 13, 2017, 07:51:33 AM »

The person responsible for ordering 'stop markers' is seemingly more certain than 50/50.  Grin

Ah but it depends when they were ordered!!!!!!   Grin


The person responsible for putting up the 'stop markers' is seemingly more certain than 50/50.

The person responsible for putting up the signs is under instruction from a manager, who receives their instruction from a more senior manager. Now the management chain is quite long so the command to erect the signs could have been issued a long while ago and has only just reached the bottom!!

The latest Iíve heard, 2+4 are a no but 2+5ís could be a possibility!
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