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Author Topic: Vicki Explores ... Starcross Atmospheric Railway  (Read 875 times)
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« on: October 02, 2019, 07:39:21 am »

Vicki Explores ... Starcross Atmospheric Railway


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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2019, 08:51:37 am »

It's a few years now since the Starcross Pumping house was a museum. Managed a visit there once, many moons ago.
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2019, 10:17:22 pm »

Next episode - Vicki explores the unused OHL mast bases between Didcot and Oxford?
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2019, 10:31:13 pm »

Where they ever installed? like the ones into Bristol TM..
Bristol and Oxford, main points for semi fast electric service I would have thought, did use the 387 units on my recent trip, major improvement on a 16x. Missed chance there. or other words to that effect.
All the brand new OLE masts and bases have been put up on a network rail disposal list I subcribe to. such a waste.
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« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2019, 07:42:39 pm »

All the brand new OLE masts and bases have been put up on a network rail disposal list I subcribe to. such a waste.

Presumably they cost money to store so getting rid as scrap may be cheaper than hanging on to them until they are needed.
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