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Midnight Express

No biggie, just a show 'n tell pic from yesterday night.
I drove down to my son's place on Sunday afternoon.
It's a 250km drive each way.I was returning home
late when I had to stop at a level crossing as the
midnight express to Melbourne sped by. Trains
are so romantic, dramatic and beautiful, I just
had to pop off a shot with the phone camera.
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Re: Midnight Express

Indeed they are. It is a shame that modern trains are becoming boring commuter boxes on wheels, but there is a romance about long distance rail travel and especially sleeper services that only ships of the sea come close to.

Can anyone explain why?
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Indeed they are. It is a shame that modern trains are becoming boring commuter boxes on wheels, but there is a romance about long distance rail travel and especially sleeper services that only ships of the sea come close to.

Can anyone explain why?
Hercule Poirot?
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Ah Monsieur Pierre, I cannot my name but overhearing, Poirot indeed the experience he has with ze certain Mme la Pussy Galore and ze certain Englishman, Monsieur Bond who I catching zem en flagrante on ze Orient Express.
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I see you have been enjoying yourself in the Mazda again, did you see my PM??
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Thanks Andrew, discovered your PM this morning and replied.
Yesterday's Mazda service: new engine mounts needed, $479 - OUCH
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Thanks Andrew, discovered your PM this morning and replied.
Yesterday's Mazda service: new engine mounts needed, $479 - OUCH
Try 3000 for an engine overhaul on my Mazda RX8..............
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Try 3000 for an engine overhaul on my Mazda RX8..............
Yeah, and last June how about $3,200 to replace ABS module, 4 brake pads.and calipers, 4'000kms from home, in Darwin.
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Yeah, and last June how about $3,200 to replace ABS module, 4 brake pads.and calipers, 4'000kms from home, in Darwin.
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