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« Reply #60 on: September 10, 2019, 08:58:38 am »

Westbury I believe.

I second that.
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« Reply #61 on: September 10, 2019, 09:39:39 am »


That's correct ... the former buffet room on platform 1, used for meetings and undergoing refurbishment during this financial year as a DDIF project as a community rail office and meeting room.
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« Reply #62 on: September 11, 2019, 01:16:24 am »

I suspect if I blink this one will have gone!


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« Reply #63 on: September 11, 2019, 03:45:09 am »

Well it isnít Castle Cary, Castle Bar Park, Rowlands Castle, Elephant & Castle, Dunrobin Castle or Newark Castle.  Grin
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« Reply #64 on: September 11, 2019, 03:49:30 am »

I suspect if I blink this one will have gone!




There's no mistaking the ruins of CORFE CASTLE in the background.

Tongue in cheek I was going to say Castle Cary with Glastonbury Tor in the background and it was festival goers arriving for the partying at Worthy Farm earlier this year for a laf. Well you can see the Taunton - Westbury line from the Tor and the Tor from the train after passing CCY.  Grin
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« Reply #65 on: September 11, 2019, 03:53:46 am »

Well it isnít Castle Cary, Castle Bar Park, Rowlands Castle, Elephant & Castle, Dunrobin Castle or Newark Castle.  Grin

Nor NewCastle.
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« Reply #66 on: September 11, 2019, 08:59:15 am »

I was convinced it was Taunton Castle... Wink
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« Reply #67 on: September 11, 2019, 09:06:36 am »

I was convinced it was Taunton Castle... Wink

Don't you mean Creech Castle from where you can see Burrowbridge and to where you can view from trains on the main line into Taunton.
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« Reply #68 on: September 11, 2019, 10:33:31 am »

Well it isnít Castle Cary, Castle Bar Park, Rowlands Castle, Elephant & Castle, Dunrobin Castle or Newark Castle.  Grin

Of corfe it isn't, silly!
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« Reply #69 on: September 11, 2019, 11:14:29 am »

A lot nicer than when I last wandered through the site. Late 1970's - bare ballast, still with sleeper impressions and a general air of desolation. What a wonderful job that railway has done.
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« Reply #70 on: September 11, 2019, 10:39:22 pm »

Yes, very much the iconic picture of Corfe Castle, taken on 27th April this year.  On the day that the Melksham Community Bus ran a trip to Swanage and I went along to learn about that bus.

I am a dreamer - and I look forward to the year when Swanage, when Minehead, when Kingswear and when Bodmin can be reached by the residents of the communities of those towns by rail throughout the year, and at work / commuter times as well as in the middle of the day.
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« Reply #71 on: September 11, 2019, 11:35:14 pm »

One of my pics of the castle from the station.

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« Reply #72 on: September 12, 2019, 12:34:20 am »

I doubt this one will go as fast as Corfe Castle ...


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« Reply #73 on: September 12, 2019, 07:04:22 am »

Don't know the venue but its likely its one of those meetings of minds where the attendees are predominately grey / white haired thinning on top with plenty of time on their hands to discuss railway matters. I'll have a stab at a guess and say it's a Travelwatch meeting / dinner at a former railway hotel possibly a Midlands one judging by the colour of the decor (maroon) and curtains but I have'nt a clue really.

I'll have to dig out some of my photos and scan them of my 4 backpacks round the world and post them in a "Where in the World" quiz.
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« Reply #74 on: September 12, 2019, 10:09:23 am »

reminiscent of ahotel in Bristol/
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