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Question: Would you wish to attend an advisory  meeting in February 2019 / Coffee Shop, the way forward  (Voting closes: October 01, 2018, 09:39:21 am)
I would like to attend and a weekday / daytime would be good
I would like to attend and a weekday / evening would be good
I would like to attend and a Saturday would be good
I would like to attend and a Sunday would be good
I would like to attend and could we make it a multi day conference please
I would like to attend but am not available at any time next February
I trust the current team to produce a plan for the future, so would not attend
I am interested but probably not enough to attend
I don't want to be involved in the process
I can't afford the time / cost of travel to be involved
Something else - I will add a commment to the thread

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« Reply #15 on: September 09, 2018, 10:53:52 am »

I'd probably add the option of I would like to attend but also trust the current team to manage the way forward.

As with many others it depends on the location and as I don't drive I'm reliant on the trains so a bit nervous about a Weekend meeting. Slightly ironic for a train forum Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: September 09, 2018, 11:12:38 am »

I'd probably add the option of I would like to attend but also trust the current team to manage the way forward.

As with many others it depends on the location and as I don't drive I'm reliant on the trains so a bit nervous about a Weekend meeting. Slightly ironic for a train forum Smiley

You sound like you are voting for multiple options are you are allowed to do so  Wink

I understand the weekend concern and the idea is / would be to find somewhere minimally effected that's easily reached and left even if a few trains are missing.    Too much experience of meetings set up at 10 a.m. when the trains arrive at 07:59 and 10:11 from this line the meeting's about. At first that felt just like thoughtlessness by the car-driving meeting organiser and we got meetings rescheduled for 10:30, but a recent meeting pushed to 10:00 again looked calculated to irritate. Sorry - hurts.   Any weekend meeting will take strong account of trains realistically expected to run that day
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« Reply #17 on: September 10, 2018, 09:59:11 am »

Week commencing February 17th is Cornwall education half term so we could book a lodge (or similar) for a few days away. Hopefully might persuade Mrs GBM (who works in education in aforementioned County) to come away.  If not, would schedule a day off and drive.
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« Reply #18 on: September 10, 2018, 11:20:30 am »

Modification of previous post now unlikely to be available February.
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« Reply #19 on: September 11, 2018, 08:58:08 am »

I have pencilled in SATURDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2019 for a potential get-together.  Although voting remains open, Saturday is "in the lead" and from 16th February onwards there are major engineering works planned which will effect travel.
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« Reply #20 on: September 11, 2018, 10:13:25 am »

there are major engineering works planned which will effect travel.

I thought engineering works usually had the opposite effect Tongue

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« Reply #21 on: September 11, 2018, 12:09:35 pm »

there are major engineering works planned which will effect travel.

I thought engineering works usually had the opposite effect Tongue

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I'll quote Grahame, Love the Joke.   Cool
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« Reply #22 on: September 11, 2018, 06:40:54 pm »

I have pencilled in SATURDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2019 for a potential get-together.  Although voting remains open, Saturday is "in the lead" and from 16th February onwards there are major engineering works planned which will effect travel.

And maybe the 2nd for the East?
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« Reply #23 on: September 11, 2018, 10:11:10 pm »

I have pencilled in SATURDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2019 for a potential get-together.  Although voting remains open, Saturday is "in the lead" and from 16th February onwards there are major engineering works planned which will effect travel.

And maybe the 2nd for the East?

There's an open question as we see how the vote proceeds / comments thereon as to whether it's on or more than one meeting.  I jumped in with 9th Feb to alert people with the tunnel works happening - minimal stuff while the vote is open.
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