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Railway stations, to tick off in 2022

Here is a mini list of railway stations, I really want to tick off in 2022!

 Dent railway station

  • Arisaig – The westernmost railway station on the UK Network Rail network.
  • Chorley – Where I was born!
  • Dent – Highest mainline railway station in England.
  • Leyland – Lived there, when I was much, much younger!!
  • Llanfairpwll – Think you, can you work out why!
  • Penzance

Think of any others?!?! Do let me know!

VeloViewer Infographic : 3 December 2021 @veloviewer

Here is the updated version of my VeloViewer Infographic. Which shows all my cycling and walking data from 01/01/2021 to 03/12/2021.

So far, I’ve done 4,201 miles of exercise this year. Which is made up of just cycling and walking. All recorded via GPS.

Also had 337 active days… Which means, I’ve done at least one cycle or walk each day this year!

Where it says running… That’s my walking data!

So far visited 29 extra railway stations in 2021

So far during 2021, I’ve visited an extra 29 railway stations! Hoping to end the year, on at least 40! See what happens!

My favourite new railway station of 2021 so far…. Has to be… Berney Arms!

Mark G, Cooper and myself at Berney Arms railway station

Myself at Berney Arms railway station

Here is the 2021 list so far…

  1. Berney Arms
  2. Brunstane
  3. Carlton
  4. Clapham Junction
  5. Dover Priory
  6. Dunblane
  7. Edinburgh Park
  8. Eskbank
  9. Galashiels
  10. Gorebridge
  11. Great Yarmouth
  12. Haddiscoe
  13. Jordanhill
  14. London Blackfriars
  15. Lowdham
  16. Lowestoft
  17. Musselburgh
  18. Netherfield
  19. Newcraighall
  20. Newtongrange
  21. Oulton Broad North
  22. Oulton Broad South
  23. Radcliffe
  24. Reedham
  25. Shawfair
  26. Somerleyton
  27. Stow
  28. Tweedbank
  29. Vauxhall

The full list can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/travel/railways/railway-stations/

VeloViewer Infographic : 23 November 2021 @veloviewer

Here is the updated version of my VeloViewer Infographic. Which shows all my cycling and walking data from 01/01/2021 to 23/11/2021.

So far, I’ve done 4,119 miles of exercise this year. Which is made up of just cycling and walking. All recorded via GPS. If done using steps, it would be 4,600 miles… If not more!

Also had 327 active days… Which means, I’ve done at least one cycle or walk each day this year!

Where it says running… That’s my walking data!

Dunblane railway station, tick!

Can now tick off Dunblane, railway station, which is the northernmost station on the National Rail network to be electrified.

Myself at Dunblane railway station

Dunblane railway station

Dunblane railway station

Many more photos at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/railway-stations/dunblane/

Various photos at Norwich railway station : 11-11-2021

It’s changed at Norwich railway station, since I last went in 2019. Back then Class 90s were still running on the London Liverpool Street – Norwich line. They are all know gone and been replaced with the much better Class 745s.

 Norwich railway station

Norwich railway station

Norwich railway station

Many more photos at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/railway-stations/norwich/

Berney Arms railway station, tick!!

Berney Arms railway station, has been on my list for a good number of years! It really did live up to my to expectations!! It could well be in my top 10 favourite stations in the UK…

Mark G, Cooper and myself at Berney Arms railway station

Myself at Berney Arms railway station

Berney Arms railway station

More photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/railway-stations/berney-arms/

VeloViewer Infographic : 9 November 2021 @veloviewer

Here is the updated version of my VeloViewer Infographic. Which shows all my cycling and walking data from 01/01/2021 to 09/11/2021.

So far, I’ve done 3,998 miles of exercise this year. Which is made up of just cycling and walking. All recorded via GPS. If done using steps, it would be 4,500 miles… If not more!

Also had 313 active days… Which means, I’ve done at least one cycle or walk each day this year!

Where it says running… That’s my walking data!

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