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Author Topic: Seaside miniature railway proves it's not immune to rail strikes  (Read 257 times)
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« on: May 22, 2018, 11:05:29 pm »

Seaside miniature railway proves it's not immune to rail strikes… as more than 40 volunteers walkout in row with new managers

* The miniature railway at Poole Park has been closed for a number of weeks
* The Dorset tourist attraction is losing thousands of pounds in tourism trade
* Forty volunteers walked out in April after disputes with the new management

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5758863/Popular-Poole-Park-Dorset-closed-40-volunteers-walkout-row-new-managers.html
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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2018, 01:52:26 am »

Hmm.  Roll Eyes

Reading through the whole of that particular Daily Mail article (and I did, purely in the interests of our membership Wink ), it seems there is rather more to this story than it appears from their headlines.

I really hope that the wider issues can be resolved, and that the Poole Park Railway can then reopen as soon as possible.  Lips sealed

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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2018, 10:16:01 am »

Is there a miniature picket line with a little Mick Cash waving a red flag?
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« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2018, 01:50:54 pm »

Is there a miniature picket line with a little Mick Cash waving a red flag?

...and crying out "re-nationalise it"....... Tongue
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