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GWhizz

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Location : Charente, France

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PostSubject: A Short visit to the UK   A Short visit to the UK EmptyThu Sep 22, 2011 6:34 pm

I spent a very happy week visiting Caro in the UK and managed to take in a very happy day at the Bluebell Line in Sussex and met some great characters there....

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On returning to France found the CFHC totally overgrown with weeds...

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Shame I couldn't catch up with more UK based folks on this forum, but huge thanks to Phil K and Dorothy for putting up with me Monday night enroute to Stansted!

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Location : Haute Normandie - visitors welcome

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Superb pics Brian. The Bluebell is a national treasure and so well maintained.
Are they at East Grinstead yet?
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Location : Charente, France

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Not quite, they've still 20% of the 1970's rubbish to clear from the cutting. But they reckon it will be open for next April.

For the time being the active service ends here...
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tram47

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Location : Aquitaine (France)

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KleineDicke

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Location : Deep in the Heart of Texas (Houston)

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I really like the third photo. Great character. He reminds me of one of my uncles.

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