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Clan Line again

Simon kindly sent me some more pictures of Clan Line…. Bumped into Clan Line at Victoria this afternoon. Such a beautiful engine, and perfectly turned out. And Brian caught the train going through Godstone.

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And so to Germany #8

Day 9, and the last post, so to speak…. Sunny and warm. All trip has on today is a late afternoon wine tasting in Rudesheim so using my €9 ticket have come through to Frankfurt for a couple of hours. … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #7

Day 8, and coming to the end of Ron’s travels…. Mixed day. Free day on tour so taking advantage of limited new Germany initiative for June July and August of travel anywhere on local trains buses and trams for €9 … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #6

Day 7, and almost all tourism…. Mixed day overcast, sunny and light rain. No train travel today. Taken by coach to Boppard then back to hotel by boar [sic] with a stopover in St Goar. Only a German tour would … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #5

Day 6…. Overcast with sunny periods. Coach from Wernigerode to Hildersheim for train to Assmanhausen via Frankfurt. As the weather was good walked along Rhine to Rudesheim and then took train back. Starting at Frankfurt Hbf….. The delightfully named, though … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #4

Day 5…. Overcast. A free day so I caught an early train to go to Leipzig where I spent 3 hours walking around. Back to Wernigerode and I walked up to the castle and back. Not sure about pictures tomorrow … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #3

Day 4 and another expedition…. Mixed day. Sun, cloud and showers. Coach to Alexisbad for stram train journey to Gerode however over half the party, including myself, paid to carry on the the train to Quedlingberg. All pictures are from … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #2

After some trainspotting at Cologne Station…. Overcast day. Took train from Cologne to Hannover then coach to Werigerode with a stop over in Goslar, where all today’s pictures are taken. And some fine vintage buses…. Next day…. A mid morning … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #1

 Not sure how the Elizabeth Line links to Eurostar, but Ron is now in deepest Germany….. Travelled by Eurostar to Brussels and then on to Cologne for overnight stay. St Pancras and Eurostars… On to Cologne… And some transport pictures…. … Continue reading

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The Elizabeth line is open!

One wonders whether it’s called that as it almost took as long to build as our monarch has reigned, or perhaps just because it’s as expensive as royalty?  Or course, most of us will know it as Crossrail… Ron was … Continue reading

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