Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Because the likelihood of been able to have a Viking longboat funeral at Whitby is less then nil, I have a plan `B`
This has already been mentioned to a DJ friend of mine who said he was up for playing the music, all I need now is someone to do the scattering, oh and stop the train! I think it is a £200 fine if you pull the cord to make an unauthorised stop, so I thought that I might as well ask if I could get permission no doubt at a cost.
Ribblehead Viaduct and Me.
Dear Northern Rail
Please could you tell me what it would cost to legally stop a train for about 5 minutes on the Ribblehead Viaduct to facilitate the scattering of my ashes?
P.S. I am not planning on dyeing anytime soon.
Hi Alastair, unfortunately this is not a service we can offer. We also cannot authorise the scattering of ashes on the train tracks as we do not own them, this is the remit of @networkrail May I ask, does it need to be the Ribblehead Viaduct, or is it a train line in general? The reason I ask is I know the heritage railways, which are private train tracks sometime offer this service on their lines, so it may be worth contacting them? I hope this helps
Many older Punks will remember when The Sex Pistols were arrested for playing God Save The Queen on a boat on the River Thames in 1977 on the Queen`s Silver Jubilee. That can never be repeated, but getting arrested for stopping a train to spread a mates ashes must come close? Any volunteers
Monday, 6 March 2017
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