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« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2018, 10:38:29 pm »

Good to see that all these ideas retain a platform 13. I find it quite extraordinary the recent fashion for new housing to miss out number 13s altogether, or to replace them with 12a or 11a. I hope we don't see that spreading to the railway network.
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It's happened at that minor wayside halt at the extreme eastern end of the great western, named after a rather good pair of films.  And a bear.
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« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2018, 11:33:26 am »

Good to see that all these ideas retain a platform 13. I find it quite extraordinary the recent fashion for new housing to miss out number 13s altogether, or to replace them with 12a or 11a. I hope we don't see that spreading to the railway network.
Too late.
It's happened at that minor wayside halt at the extreme eastern end of the great western, named after a rather good pair of films.  And a bear.


Is it London Paddington, I noticed the platform 13 there has disappeared.
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« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2018, 11:52:17 am »

Id suggest removing P13 was practical rather than superstition.  They basically extended P12 over it so P13 was just the obvious number to remove.

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« Reply #18 on: November 25, 2018, 04:10:50 pm »

Id suggest removing P13 was practical rather than superstition.  They basically extended P12 over it so P13 was just the obvious number to remove.

Paul

That solves that then, now time for a cup of tea.
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