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2013 2013 2013 <div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;" trbidi="on">One of those rare Saturdays off on some pleasant family duties. Nevertheless, the show must go on as they say and Jim Hitchen kindly sent through the following report on the Broadway activities:-<br /><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">The weather in Broadway started off dull and damp, became more so and by 10:00 hrs was heavy enough to drive us indoors for a brew up. &nbsp;However some 40 minutes later and fuelled with large pieces of ginger and rhubarb cake supplied by Steve's wife Lin we ventured forth and from then on it was all go.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span style="color: blue;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-iJWOyXXAGcw/UjUxSgoTRgI/AAAAAAAAIw8/8q1Dj6fjFA4/s1600/P9140459.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-iJWOyXXAGcw/UjUxSgoTRgI/AAAAAAAAIw8/8q1Dj6fjFA4/s320/P9140459.JPG" width="320" /></a></span></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Eleven volunteers and two dogs were on site during the day. &nbsp;Tony and Roger concentrated on laying blocks and laid 74 before failing 10 short of completing the run when the supply of blocks ran out.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Steve drove the dumper and made 7 trips with recovered bricks from the car park to the brick cleaning area. &nbsp;He also managed 2 trips with infill material for going behind platform 2.</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span style="color: blue;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-c324e7uvuXI/UjUykBuZv-I/AAAAAAAAIxc/lETIfhohT2k/s1600/P9140465A.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-c324e7uvuXI/UjUykBuZv-I/AAAAAAAAIxc/lETIfhohT2k/s320/P9140465A.jpg" width="320" /></a></span></div><span style="color: blue;"> &nbsp;Assistance in loading was forthcoming from Peter and Vic. &nbsp;All the bricks put aside for cleaning so far have now been moved. &nbsp;Platform 2 is ready for ballasting when a digger can be made available.</span><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6f4WhCwcGjk/UjUxe5KhoVI/AAAAAAAAIxE/gvl-rlyCcmY/s1600/P9140458.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6f4WhCwcGjk/UjUxe5KhoVI/AAAAAAAAIxE/gvl-rlyCcmY/s320/P9140458.JPG" width="320" /></a><span style="color: blue;"></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></span></div><span style="color: blue;">Brick cleaning continued in the capable hands of Robin, Keith,Andrew, Peter and Vic.</span><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4azBJxnjKqw/UjUx41GH50I/AAAAAAAAIxM/fC9MnIIqZiE/s1600/P9140466A.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="239" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4azBJxnjKqw/UjUx41GH50I/AAAAAAAAIxM/fC9MnIIqZiE/s320/P9140466A.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">John Crawford checked the signal box setting out details and pegged out both the final position and levels for the base.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vSM69EiPM6k/UjUyKOCK_6I/AAAAAAAAIxU/aeOREFX9ZOw/s1600/P9140461.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vSM69EiPM6k/UjUyKOCK_6I/AAAAAAAAIxU/aeOREFX9ZOw/s320/P9140461.JPG" width="320" /></a><span style="color: blue;"></span></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Despite the wet weather Jim H managed to get one coat of bitumastic paint on the 3 new running in board posts. &nbsp;This was achieved in the cosy surroundings of the new Broadway Paintshop!!</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Late on Steve and Jim H went into drain clearing mode near the Evesham Road bridge. &nbsp;Whilst a significant quantity of material was removed from the catch pit it was decided to postpone operations until wellington boots and waterproof leggings were available.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span style="color: blue;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9Gnf6vQZj9I/UjUzLlrWfCI/AAAAAAAAIxo/n0HwpPrABGk/s1600/P9140463A.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9Gnf6vQZj9I/UjUzLlrWfCI/AAAAAAAAIxo/n0HwpPrABGk/s320/P9140463A.jpg" width="320" /></a></span></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Finally as we were enjoying the usual lunchtime banter we were made aware that Malcolm Temple and Andrew Crowder were on site at the Evesham Road bridge. &nbsp;John Crawford scuttled off to escort them whilst on site. &nbsp;It appears they were checking out the site for the share launch at the end of the month. &nbsp;JC ended up briefing them on site developments and the party ended up by the brick cleaning area.&nbsp;</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><o:p><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></o:p></div><div class="MsoNormal"><o:p><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></o:p></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">The annual Horticultural was taking place in the Village and we we have always &nbsp;had presence there to keep the visitors up to speed with what is going on on the GWSR and Broadway Station in particular. John Blofield and &nbsp;Jim Boyles were on Gezebo duty and helped out here and there by Stuart Warnants, who is a show organiser. &nbsp;John B reported that they had a had a good day with lots of interest in latest news and enquiries about joining the Friends of Broadway Station.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">My thanks to Jim and John for the prompt reports.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">A couple of" photo extras"</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-z1egFO5NvSk/UjU1zhNxrMI/AAAAAAAAIx0/jB9qdPX-i9Q/s1600/P9140470.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-z1egFO5NvSk/UjU1zhNxrMI/AAAAAAAAIx0/jB9qdPX-i9Q/s320/P9140470.JPG" width="320" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-eT1y4wv7wv8/UjU17V3434I/AAAAAAAAIyA/IxKcz1HZ1hM/s1600/P9140462A.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-eT1y4wv7wv8/UjU17V3434I/AAAAAAAAIyA/IxKcz1HZ1hM/s320/P9140462A.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;" trbidi="on">One of those rare Saturdays off on some pleasant family duties. Nevertheless, the show must go on as they say and Jim Hitchen kindly sent through the following report on the Broadway activities:-<br /><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">The weather in Broadway started off dull and damp, became more so and by 10:00 hrs was heavy enough to drive us indoors for a brew up. &nbsp;However some 40 minutes later and fuelled with large pieces of ginger and rhubarb cake supplied by Steve's wife Lin we ventured forth and from then on it was all go.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span style="color: blue;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-iJWOyXXAGcw/UjUxSgoTRgI/AAAAAAAAIw8/8q1Dj6fjFA4/s1600/P9140459.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-iJWOyXXAGcw/UjUxSgoTRgI/AAAAAAAAIw8/8q1Dj6fjFA4/s320/P9140459.JPG" width="320" /></a></span></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Eleven volunteers and two dogs were on site during the day. &nbsp;Tony and Roger concentrated on laying blocks and laid 74 before failing 10 short of completing the run when the supply of blocks ran out.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Steve drove the dumper and made 7 trips with recovered bricks from the car park to the brick cleaning area. &nbsp;He also managed 2 trips with infill material for going behind platform 2.</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span style="color: blue;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-c324e7uvuXI/UjUykBuZv-I/AAAAAAAAIxc/lETIfhohT2k/s1600/P9140465A.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-c324e7uvuXI/UjUykBuZv-I/AAAAAAAAIxc/lETIfhohT2k/s320/P9140465A.jpg" width="320" /></a></span></div><span style="color: blue;"> &nbsp;Assistance in loading was forthcoming from Peter and Vic. &nbsp;All the bricks put aside for cleaning so far have now been moved. &nbsp;Platform 2 is ready for ballasting when a digger can be made available.</span><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6f4WhCwcGjk/UjUxe5KhoVI/AAAAAAAAIxE/gvl-rlyCcmY/s1600/P9140458.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6f4WhCwcGjk/UjUxe5KhoVI/AAAAAAAAIxE/gvl-rlyCcmY/s320/P9140458.JPG" width="320" /></a><span style="color: blue;"></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></span></div><span style="color: blue;">Brick cleaning continued in the capable hands of Robin, Keith,Andrew, Peter and Vic.</span><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4azBJxnjKqw/UjUx41GH50I/AAAAAAAAIxM/fC9MnIIqZiE/s1600/P9140466A.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="239" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4azBJxnjKqw/UjUx41GH50I/AAAAAAAAIxM/fC9MnIIqZiE/s320/P9140466A.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">John Crawford checked the signal box setting out details and pegged out both the final position and levels for the base.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vSM69EiPM6k/UjUyKOCK_6I/AAAAAAAAIxU/aeOREFX9ZOw/s1600/P9140461.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vSM69EiPM6k/UjUyKOCK_6I/AAAAAAAAIxU/aeOREFX9ZOw/s320/P9140461.JPG" width="320" /></a><span style="color: blue;"></span></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Despite the wet weather Jim H managed to get one coat of bitumastic paint on the 3 new running in board posts. &nbsp;This was achieved in the cosy surroundings of the new Broadway Paintshop!!</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Late on Steve and Jim H went into drain clearing mode near the Evesham Road bridge. &nbsp;Whilst a significant quantity of material was removed from the catch pit it was decided to postpone operations until wellington boots and waterproof leggings were available.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span style="color: blue;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9Gnf6vQZj9I/UjUzLlrWfCI/AAAAAAAAIxo/n0HwpPrABGk/s1600/P9140463A.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9Gnf6vQZj9I/UjUzLlrWfCI/AAAAAAAAIxo/n0HwpPrABGk/s320/P9140463A.jpg" width="320" /></a></span></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: blue;">Finally as we were enjoying the usual lunchtime banter we were made aware that Malcolm Temple and Andrew Crowder were on site at the Evesham Road bridge. &nbsp;John Crawford scuttled off to escort them whilst on site. &nbsp;It appears they were checking out the site for the share launch at the end of the month. &nbsp;JC ended up briefing them on site developments and the party ended up by the brick cleaning area.&nbsp;</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><o:p><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></o:p></div><div class="MsoNormal"><o:p><span style="color: blue;"><br /></span></o:p></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">The annual Horticultural was taking place in the Village and we we have always &nbsp;had presence there to keep the visitors up to speed with what is going on on the GWSR and Broadway Station in particular. John Blofield and &nbsp;Jim Boyles were on Gezebo duty and helped out here and there by Stuart Warnants, who is a show organiser. &nbsp;John B reported that they had a had a good day with lots of interest in latest news and enquiries about joining the Friends of Broadway Station.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">My thanks to Jim and John for the prompt reports.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">A couple of" photo extras"</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-z1egFO5NvSk/UjU1zhNxrMI/AAAAAAAAIx0/jB9qdPX-i9Q/s1600/P9140470.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-z1egFO5NvSk/UjU1zhNxrMI/AAAAAAAAIx0/jB9qdPX-i9Q/s320/P9140470.JPG" width="320" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-eT1y4wv7wv8/UjU17V3434I/AAAAAAAAIyA/IxKcz1HZ1hM/s1600/P9140462A.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-eT1y4wv7wv8/UjU17V3434I/AAAAAAAAIyA/IxKcz1HZ1hM/s320/P9140462A.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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