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« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2018, 11:07:37 am »

MRDG/MRUG have been running this event since the previous millenium! Destination is Swindon (or once Westbury) and has always been popular. This year was one of the most successful, it was in daylight so there was a view from the window, we had a dedicated coach with room for Santa photos, the overall time was just right for the younger passengers, the train ran to time and everyone enjoyed the event. Especial thanks to Santa but particularly to one key member of MRUG who organised this promotional event. A number of the children had not been a train before - I'm sure they will be asking their parents for more rides, perhaps to the seaside in the summer. Well done MRUG!
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