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Engine driver Phil #2

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Meanwhile, back at Arlesford, 9F 92212 is running round….

This view from the footbridge shows the details of a typical Southern lattice post signal.  A pig to build in N – I once managed (most) of a rather simpler rail built post in OO.

Just waiting for the signal….

Hurry up Phil, you’ll miss the 1pm to Alton….

The coach behind the engine was reserved for a lunch party, so we chose the oldest coach in the train – I think it is a 1930’s Maunsell saloon.  The seats were like that old sofa at home.  Easy to drop into, but with tired springs and more difficult to get up!

Arriving at Alton, there is an immediate contrast with the Southwest (or whatever they’re called now) EMU on the opposite platform.  The footbridge in the background is the only remaining LSWR standard wooden footbridge in daily use.

I remember these…

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