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« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2018, 03:37:55 pm »

So so pleased for Graham and everyone who plays a part in the day to day of the Coffee Shop forum with all the many and varied posts. It’s been great to have been a part of this forum almost from the start and to see it still going strong in 2018 is Brilliant!
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« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2018, 10:05:58 am »

Congratulations. Always good to get recognition from outside the group. Does this men a large influx of new members??
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« Reply #17 on: October 07, 2018, 07:49:37 pm »

Winner's pictures all online now at https://communityrail.org.uk/events-training/community-rail-awards/2018-community-rail-awards-winners/ - all bookended by Jools Townsend (ACoRP) and Alex Hines (Scotrail)

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« Reply #18 on: October 08, 2018, 11:27:22 am »

Here's another of the Glasgow Central tour I found on twitter from Paul Bigland....I recognise someone over on the right....

https://twitter.com/PaulBigland1/status/1047792187390545921/photo/1
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« Reply #19 on: October 08, 2018, 04:41:38 pm »

Someone over on the left too..

It was a fascinating tour with a guide very passionate on his subject.
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« Reply #20 on: October 09, 2018, 12:33:24 am »

A fascinating tour ... some pictures that aren't the same as you may have seen from others:









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« Reply #21 on: October 09, 2018, 12:56:19 am »

The orange baseball cap suits you, bobm. Tongue
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« Reply #22 on: October 09, 2018, 08:03:59 am »

Press release

https://www.gwr.com/about-us/media-centre/news/2018/october/celebrations-for-community-rail-success

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Joe Graham, GWR Business Assurance Director, said:

“GWR proudly supports community rail. It connects us closely to what our customers and supporters really want from their local railway. The resultant record breaking growth in passenger numbers underlines all the dedicated work that takes place across the network. Congratulations to all the winners and everyone who took part and plays such a key role in supporting community rail.”

Eight awards / placings in GWR territory - 3 of them Severnside including the big one. Full details at link above.

"Our" bit in the GWR press release:

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Great Western Coffee Shop (Community Group) won third place thanks to the ‘Informing responses to the Great Western franchise consultation’ project which was entered in the ‘Small Project’ category.
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« Reply #23 on: March 01, 2019, 06:52:06 am »

Here's another of the Glasgow Central tour I found on twitter from Paul Bigland....I recognise someone over on the right....

https://twitter.com/PaulBigland1/status/1047792187390545921/photo/1
(bottom right - click to enlarge)

Someone over on the left too..

It was a fascinating tour with a guide very passionate on his subject.


Plans to further develop the tour (which we were aware of last October) blessed by Network Rail and expanded public in The Scotsman

This year's ACoRP event will be at Telford ... now what will there be to see there Grin for anyone who gets to go. 
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« Reply #24 on: March 03, 2019, 11:11:50 am »

Here's another of the Glasgow Central tour I found on twitter from Paul Bigland....I recognise someone over on the right....

https://twitter.com/PaulBigland1/status/1047792187390545921/photo/1
(bottom right - click to enlarge)

Someone over on the left too..

It was a fascinating tour with a guide very passionate on his subject.


Plans to further develop the tour (which we were aware of last October) blessed by Network Rail and expanded public in The Scotsman

This year's ACoRP event will be at Telford ... now what will there be to see there Grin for anyone who gets to go. 
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« Reply #25 on: March 05, 2019, 11:10:30 am »

Yes, Paul was a naughty boy attacking the anti-Hs2 mob....he's set up a new account, but his old account is now more.
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