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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2017, 01:14:48 pm »
Dear lord...

Tyneside have been invited, so transport and work permitting, I may well be there.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #16 on: January 14, 2018, 02:21:09 pm »
I am going to try and get to this but looking like I will be on the bus or train as I can't drive yet. I missed it last year, don't want to miss it again.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #17 on: January 14, 2018, 02:34:41 pm »
I've requested the day off and Wor Club meet is th'morra neet, so I'll know if I'll be down then.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #18 on: January 14, 2018, 03:22:19 pm »
I've briefly considered this one but the costs are against me if I want to go Huddersfield next month as well.

Be warned if going by train - Rail Replacement Bus service between Bolton and Manchester or Preston.

National Rail website are showing a funny journey, 2 hour train London to Manchester Piccadilly, 2 minute :o train Piccadilly to Manchester Oxford Road, then a 1 hour bus to Bolton.

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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #19 on: January 14, 2018, 03:55:48 pm »
One thing is for sure I won't be able to spend much as I will be crutch bound and everything ill have to go in a small rucksack. Good thing or bad thing, bit of both really
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #20 on: January 14, 2018, 04:46:02 pm »

National Rail website are showing a funny journey, 2 hour train London to Manchester Piccadilly, 2 minute :o train Piccadilly to Manchester Oxford Road, then a 1 hour bus to Bolton.


They've opened the new Ordsall Chord track that connects Manchester Piccadilly direct to Manchester Victoria via Oxford Rd. The new chord means there's lot more trains on the route now.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #21 on: January 15, 2018, 12:55:14 am »
Its actually due to the Electrification work on the line between Bolton & Preston, they discovered that the line runs over former early mine workings so have encountered issues when placing the gantries for the overhead lines. They are closing the Bolton to Preston line at weekends to allow the work to be done without effecting the mon-fri commute.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #22 on: January 15, 2018, 05:25:51 am »
Its actually due to the Electrification work on the line between Bolton & Preston, they discovered that the line runs over former early mine workings so have encountered issues when placing the gantries for the overhead lines. They are closing the Bolton to Preston line at weekends to allow the work to be done without effecting the mon-fri commute.
Geoff, if I can't get there early enough, can you sniff me a hobbycrap cf 105 out please if there is one, preferably a new tool one.Cheers
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #23 on: January 15, 2018, 01:15:38 pm »
Tyneside are going, so I'll be there.  Hopefully with some kits to sell on.  I need the cash and the space, so there could well be a few larger Airfix boxes.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #24 on: January 15, 2018, 03:49:28 pm »
Its actually due to the Electrification work on the line between Bolton & Preston, they discovered that the line runs over former early mine workings so have encountered issues when placing the gantries for the overhead lines. They are closing the Bolton to Preston line at weekends to allow the work to be done without effecting the mon-fri commute.
Geoff, if I can't get there early enough, can you sniff me a hobbycrap cf 105 out please if there is one, preferably a new tool one.Cheers

You'll be lucky, they only managed one run of the new tooled kit before they went tits up again so are pretty hard to find in Canada let alone the UK.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #25 on: January 16, 2018, 03:48:35 am »
Its actually due to the Electrification work on the line between Bolton & Preston, they discovered that the line runs over former early mine workings so have encountered issues when placing the gantries for the overhead lines. They are closing the Bolton to Preston line at weekends to allow the work to be done without effecting the mon-fri commute.
Geoff, if I can't get there early enough, can you sniff me a hobbycrap cf 105 out please if there is one, preferably a new tool one.Cheers

You'll be lucky, they only managed one run of the new tooled kit before they went tits up again so are pretty hard to find in Canada let alone the UK.
Cheers Geoff. never mind, an old one would do I suppose I could still do something with that.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #26 on: January 16, 2018, 04:07:32 am »
Plenty of the older ones about but try to get the black boxing with the correct aileron actuators.
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Re: Bolton Model Bonanza - Sun 28-01-2018 - Macron Stadium
« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2018, 05:29:15 am »
Plenty of the older ones about but try to get the black boxing with the correct aileron actuators.
Cheers, hopefully I will find one at some point, as I want to do another RAF one.
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