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« Reply #135 on: May 28, 2021, 08:43:43 pm »

https://g7.devon-cornwall.police.uk/residents/community-impact-falmouth/

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https://g7.devon-cornwall.police.uk/


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« Reply #136 on: May 29, 2021, 03:26:40 pm »

I see, courtesy of the Cornwall Railway Society site, that after many years, the mess at Ponsandane including the old fuel tanks, is being tidied up, just because of the G7 knees-up.

The usual story of the people who live here put up with it for years but just because some other bods might see it as they go past once, money's thrown at it.  Angry

http://www.cornwallrailwaysociety.org.uk/features-january-to-june-2021.html

..and scroll down a short way
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« Reply #137 on: May 29, 2021, 05:19:26 pm »

Maybe someone could also try and recycle all those tin cans that are stuck in the rocks just outside the train station.
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« Reply #138 on: May 30, 2021, 09:38:53 pm »

I see, courtesy of the Cornwall Railway Society site, that after many years, the mess at Ponsandane including the old fuel tanks, is being tidied up, just because of the G7 knees-up.

The usual story of the people who live here put up with it for years but just because some other bods might see it as they go past once, money's thrown at it.  Angry

http://www.cornwallrailwaysociety.org.uk/features-january-to-june-2021.html

..and scroll down a short way

Try to see it as a benefit. Without the summit, the mess would have endured for much longer.
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« Reply #139 on: June 06, 2021, 07:07:29 pm »

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Between St Erth and St Ives
Planned engineering work will take place between St Erth and St Ives from 00:00, Monday 07 June 2021 to 00:00, Saturday 12 June 2021.

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Monday to Friday Buses replace trains on the St Erth to St Ives line. Due to temporary road closures, journeys between Carbis Bay or Lelant and St Ives will need a change at St Erth.

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« Reply #140 on: June 06, 2021, 10:06:20 pm »

If the reason really is the G7 summit then trying to pretend otherwise does seem the sort of futile trick a country such as China would do rather than our democracy.  I do also wonder if they're so worried about security why they don't hold the summit somewhere a bit more remote, maybe a Scottish island, rather than a fairly popular tourist area.
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« Reply #141 on: June 06, 2021, 10:19:42 pm »

Guess the train planners have a pull down menu of excuses reasons for a shut down, perhaps the list is:

A police incident
Poor weather conditions
Planned enginering works
Shortage of train crew
A problem under investigation
More trains needing fixing at the same time

Though looking at my list few are really valid for next week? So planed engineering works come out top then..


the last one cover most things, sure others could add to the list
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« Reply #142 on: June 06, 2021, 11:01:06 pm »

They've removed all the grassy knolls but the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency (USA)) have learnt there are a lot of sleepers on the railway with good views of the hotel. If we called them railroad ties they wouldn't have worried.
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« Reply #143 on: June 07, 2021, 12:49:08 am »

Guess the train planners have a pull down menu of excuses reasons for a shut down, perhaps the list is:

A police incident
Poor weather conditions
Planned enginering works
Shortage of train crew
A problem under investigation
More trains needing fixing at the same time

Though looking at my list few are really valid for next week? So planed engineering works come out top then..


the last one cover most things, sure others could add to the list

Oh, for sure, the lack of "some other reason" or a writein option make the system throw up some oddities and for very rare occasions that's not really all that much of an issue.   Think I may have gone for "A police incident" ... it's nothing if not a policing requirement after all.
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« Reply #144 on: June 07, 2021, 08:41:57 am »

If the reason really is the G7 summit then trying to pretend otherwise does seem the sort of futile trick a country such as China would do rather than our democracy.  I do also wonder if they're so worried about security why they don't hold the summit somewhere a bit more remote, maybe a Scottish island, rather than a fairly popular tourist area.

I think common sense probably goes a long way in these circumstances?
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« Reply #145 on: June 07, 2021, 07:48:37 pm »

According to The Falmouth Packet "The Dell car park at Falmouth Town train station will remain open to the public", which begs the question why Falmouth Town station is being closed for the G7? Or is it just going to be open Lympstone Commando style for the Press etc?
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« Reply #146 on: June 07, 2021, 08:27:53 pm »

I believe the Falmouth Service will run with 3 carriages on the days when Falmouth Town is closed.
#Falmouth Town is only long enough for 2 carriages. Sad
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« Reply #147 on: June 07, 2021, 08:43:49 pm »

I believe the Falmouth Service will run with 3 carriages on the days when Falmouth Town is closed.
#Falmouth Town is only long enough for 2 carriages. Sad

I'm getting lost ... does that mean it's either 158 or 166s, or is there still the odd 1509xx still around?
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« Reply #148 on: June 08, 2021, 08:24:32 pm »

I believe the Falmouth Service will run with 3 carriages on the days when Falmouth Town is closed.
#Falmouth Town is only long enough for 2 carriages. Sad

I'm getting lost ... does that mean it's either 158 or 166s, or is there still the odd 1509xx still around?

Don’t think 166 are cleared, they’ve not made it to Cornwall yet. There isn’t any 1509** that I’m aware of but several 3 car 158 about.

There are buses and coaches on standby at various locations in Cornwall for the rail including Truro and Falmouth docks
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« Reply #149 on: June 08, 2021, 09:41:43 pm »

A mini fleet of coaches behind the APCOA (Car parking company used at GWR (Great Western Railway) - controlled stations in the area) Car Park at Truro this morning, dispersed a little tonight. A 'little' bit 'posher' than your usual Rail Replacements too. While we're on buses, quite a fleet of Bristol based new First Bus double deckers on the road yesterday in West Cornwall, some with obscure destinations showing (Presumably the Security forces 'camp' sites). Huge effort going on. 
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