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Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur
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Historic Commercials

Post by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 30 Apr 2018, 11:46

HCVS [Historic Commercial Vehicle Society] Season is starting.
http://www.hcvs.co.uk/pages/calendar.php

London - Brighton next weekend (6th May 2018)

Henley - Quainton Railway Centre will follow a few weeks later

I've attended both of these on numerous occasions and they're very good. Hope to get to the Trans Pennine one day, too far to do it as as 'Special Trip' for me, but looks like a good un. If anyone's got somewhere approx' on the Trans Pennine route to park up our 'Camper' for a night [405 Estate] do shout.

Also a PS, I chose not to pay to enter Quainton RC when I was there last year, any Railway buffs got pictures of it in an online album? I didn't feel myself to be suitably 'Railway Hardcore' to part with a fairly steep (to me) Admission fee and didn't go beyond the car park; but I am curious; perhaps I should've.

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Re: Historic Commercials

Post by CitroJim » 30 Apr 2018, 12:38

Keen to know the Quainton date Puxa... If I'm free that day it'll make a nice bike ride for me :)

I AM railway 'hardcore' so will visit the RC too ;)

I'm so hardcore that I stop on a bike ride to take photos of various bits of disused railway infrastructure to post into one of the groups I follow on Facebook!

Bagged a lovely viaduct yesterday :)

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Re: Historic Commercials

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 30 Apr 2018, 17:14

If you are ever down in East Sussex, near the Kent border, try to go to Tenterden. There is the "Kent and East Sussex Railway", running from Tenterden to Bodium Castle (where we met up before we adjourned to Citronuts' funeral). I, as a teenager, used to help out there (and, as I was then quite narrow, I could clean the clinker out of the firebox).
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Re: Historic Commercials

Post by CitroJim » 30 Apr 2018, 17:46

Ahh yes, I remember now James and thinking what lovely cycling country it is...

Definitely worth a visit with bike in the back...

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Re: Historic Commercials

Post by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 30 Apr 2018, 21:54

Henley to Quainton aka the "Ridgeway Run" is Sun 17 June this year Jim :)

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Re: Historic Commercials

Post by CitroJim » 01 May 2018, 05:42

Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur wrote:
30 Apr 2018, 21:54
Henley to Quainton aka the "Ridgeway Run" is Sun 17 June this year Jim :)


Excellent :) I appear to have no events booked for that day so should be good to go...