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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by markoteal » Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:47 pm

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Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:26 pm
Hi Mark,

I hope the move goes well and that a new line makes an appearance as soon as you're settled back in the homeland. I look forward to the commencement of the 'Batter Pudding Special' service!

Andrew
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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by tom_tom_go » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:13 pm

Sad news Mark, we never did meet up for a run on your line. My railway is getting the axe as well so you are not the only one.

Good luck.

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Post by markoteal » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:38 pm

Cheers Tom - my hope is that my next line will be a lot more visitor loco friendly (ie have wider clearances) so who knows you may make it to CHLRv2!
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Post by Peter Butler » Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:28 pm

Two railways disappearing within a week is not good news. I'm sorry to hear the circumstances that have led to this move, too much happening at the same time and a need to prioritise your actions to make the best decisions available. Good luck and best wishes for your future.
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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by Big Jim » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:57 pm

Sorry to hear this Mark,
I hope all goes well in the weeks and months ahead.
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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by markoteal » Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:49 pm

Thanks Peter & Jim - sure it will all work out...........eventually :?
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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by IanC » Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:06 pm

Mark,

I understand your reasons for you having to dismantle your railway. I'm sure, in time you will construct something that will give you as much or more pleasure than your present line did. From what I see the Yorkshire group of the 16mm association is large and active so there should be plenty of opportunity to run your stock until you are able to build your new railway.
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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by Lonsdaler » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:20 am

I can only add my commiserations to those of everyone else Mark, and hope that you are soon able to complete the move you hope for. As Ian says, Yorkshire 16mm Assoc group is large and thriving, so once you're up there, you'll be able to get running again, and maybe see some examples to base CVLR mk2 on. Good luck!
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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by ge_rik » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:46 am

Hope all works out well with the move.

Perhaps Birds Nest Halt should be renamed Wasps Nest Halt on the new railway in the light of the picture.

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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by SimonWood » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:41 am

Sad news - I've really enjoyed the way you created a 'real' working railway - but I look forward to seeing how CHLR 2 will shape up.

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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by markoteal » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:00 pm

Cheers for todays messages of encouragement - all very welcome

Yes The Yorkshire Group is very active and has a sub group near where I'm hoping to live (Huddersfield area) so that will be bonus - will miss my Kent contacts though!

Rik - yes the wasps were very active around the maturing grapes - taking the track up was high dangerous!!!!! - we did get the grape harvest in before the track removal though - here's a video

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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by tom_tom_go » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:06 pm

That inertia wagon makes all the difference to the running.

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Post by markoteal » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:09 pm

Yes it does Tom - nice and slow and that video is based on manual control as the servo is playing up - just shows how effective it can be - does need an oil though! :D
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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by tom_tom_go » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:24 pm

If you have not moved yet I can take a look at the loco if you like?

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Re: Welcome to the CHLR

Post by markoteal » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:48 pm

Cheers Tom - thats a kind offer -but I'm getting the guy who fitted it to have a look as I'm passing on one of my trips upt'north as it maybe just something daft I've done - if the problem continues, I'll give you a shout

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