Dunno if you’ve been back to the ancestral acres recently or not. But you recall the old railway line that was up at the top of Maple Grove? They’ve opened up the tunnels there now and turned it into a cycleway. Waste of damn money, undoubtedly, seems to be some quango being paid etc.
However, since it exists – went out it this morning. Tunnels underneath Bloomfield Road, Wellsway into Lyncombe Vale, then another tunnel which comes out at Midford. Being underneath Combe Down is of course better than being in Combe Down.
Midford being, of course, where they filmed the Titfield Thunderbolt.
The whole route being the old Slow and Dirty line. Just thought I’d pass that on, you know, local to local like.