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The article is exactly the same one from last month so to say “ The Rarely seen Network Rail Flying Banana Nos 43014 Named the Railway Observer and  43062 Named John Armitt, worked down from Reading Triangle Sidings to Paignton via Penzance," is a nonsense. It’s up and down our line like a yo-yo due to rough seas and high waves which prevent Crosscountry trains running along the line! I think the ...

Close it down and move into the 21st centuary!

I would correct any errors above but the website won’t let me! Also, why do I have to sign in EVERY time I visit this forum?

29 Nov 2018

So, now the new GWR trains seem to be affected by salt water!! We have the voyager trains that cannot travel the sea wall at high tide because they break down if water gets on the roof and now we have the new GWR trains whose doors won’t open if they get slat water on then!! You really could not make this up!!

Because the Cross Country trains, the original Voyagers, break down when waves crash on the top of them! This doesn’t happen with the GWR trains or when CC run HST trains, which sadly isn’t very often!

24 Nov 2018

But was it a Cross country train?

They are planning to reshape the seawall along Marine Parade to deflect the waves back to the sea, whether that will work remains to be seen.

That did make me laugh Mrs C!

23 Aug 2018

There she goes again, there always has to be a personal attack with Mrs C, she just can’t resist, absolutely no will power al all!

I am a bit confused as to why they are applying for a licence as they have been serving beer and wine for years. Was the licence just restricted to the chippy cafe and the one next door and the new application is for the new establishment, formerly Beach Cafe?

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