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  1. Ryewolf

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    One for the steam train enthusiasts - The Flying Scotsman is on tour this year at various places around the UK, if you're in the Northwest it's at the ELR on 12th, 13th May 2018, 24th - 27th August 2018, 5th - 8th September 2018. It's also on static display at the ELR on various dates.

    http://www.flyingscotsman.org.uk/events/scotsman-on-the-tracks/
     
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    Cheers bud :)
     
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    Which one are we going to Andy?
     
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    In the diary.
    TP Meet?
     
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    wontolla Misery Guts Monica

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    Why not!
     
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    Ey Up, you doing okay ? :D

    I'll have a look - I've a big (not talking about it) birthday in Sept, so could possibly do that week sometime...

    I'll have a look at the other dates - possibly the May ???
     
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    wontolla Misery Guts Monica

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    Aye! Fine lad! Thanks. I'm hoping to do all of them, also the Tornado visits!
    Problem is everyman and his dog will be there! Ive found early sat or sun best.
    May, Sunday early am?
     
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    Great stuff, sounds like a plan - will keep an eye on the weather, hope for a cold morning to get some steam :)

    If I can I'll do a recky to see how easy it is to get under A56 bypass bridge as it'll be pulling towards Rawtenstall
     
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    wontolla Misery Guts Monica

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    It's in the diary!
     
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    wontolla Misery Guts Monica

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    Anyone else coming?
     
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    I'd be up for summat :)
     
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    wontolla Misery Guts Monica

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    Gradley lad!
     
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    I'll be going to all May/Aug/Sept as Rawtenstall is just 6 miles from me.

    The footpath under the A56 between Townsend Fold and Irwell Vale was open when I went I couple of weeks ago - it did get closed off a while back due to the river flooding and washing it all away.

    Also last two times I went to see the the Flying Scotsman on the ELR it arrived tender first at Rawtenstall.
     
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    wontolla Misery Guts Monica

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    The footpath 'should' be ok in May (kiss of death!)
    Last time I went it was smoke box first! It peed down all day. Have to work it out on the day I suppose.
    The best place I saw it was at the KWVR, some very good spots for setting up there, some involve a bit of a walk though!
     

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