RIP Bernard Holden MBE - Bluebell Railway

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RIP Bernard Holden MBE - Bluebell Railway

Postby 10680 » Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:09 am

I know there are a few railway enthusiasts on here so I thought I would post this.

We got this sad news this morning.


http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com ... we9XRW8%3D

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituar ... olden.html

If Bernard had not chaired that inaugaral meeting we may not have the preserved railways we have today!
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Re: RIP Bernard Holden MBE - Bluebell Railway

Postby RLN » Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:28 am

He did a lot for steam preservation, and he had a good innings. RIP.
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Re: RIP Bernard Holden MBE - Bluebell Railway

Postby 34053 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:27 pm

What a life he has had and such a shame that he did not live long enough to see his ultimate dream fulfilled: the return of trains to East Grinstead next year!

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Re: RIP Bernard Holden MBE - Bluebell Railway

Postby 10680 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:05 am

34053 wrote:What a life he has had and such a shame that he did not live long enough to see his ultimate dream fulfilled: the return of trains to East Grinstead next year!

PW


He seemed to be hanging on for EG. Still visiting the railway up to a few weeks ago.
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