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Date: 09/24/19 21:49
A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: MartyBernard

This is the one and only station I have ever been to that has greeter dogs.  Tua, Portugal on December 2, 1994
See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tua_railway_station

Marty Bernard



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 09/24/19 21:58 by MartyBernard.




Date: 09/24/19 22:40
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: engine3420

Friendly ?.....did you pet them ?
Chris



Date: 09/24/19 23:29
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: MartyBernard

I don't remember even approachung them.    Marty



Date: 09/25/19 02:45
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: boejoe

Gauge of track obviously wider than what we are used to in USA



Date: 09/26/19 12:49
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: retcsxcfm

Coke is every where.

Uncle Joe
Seffner,Fl.



Date: 09/26/19 13:46
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: PHall

boejoe Wrote:
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> Gauge of track obviously wider than what we are
> used to in USA

IIRC it's 5'-6" just like Ireland.



Date: 09/26/19 14:25
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: 86235

PHall Wrote:
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> boejoe Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Gauge of track obviously wider than what we are
> > used to in USA
>
> IIRC it's 5'-6" just like Ireland.

Not quite. The gauge in Ireland, Victoria, South Australia & Brazil is 5'3". Portugal, Spain, India, Argentina & Chile is 5'6".



Date: 09/26/19 19:13
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: PHall

86235 Wrote:
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> PHall Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > boejoe Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > Gauge of track obviously wider than what we
> are
> > > used to in USA
> >
> > IIRC it's 5'-6" just like Ireland.
>
> Not quite. The gauge in Ireland, Victoria, South
> Australia & Brazil is 5'3". Portugal, Spain,
> India, Argentina & Chile is 5'6".

Like I said, If I Rember Correctly.



Date: 09/30/19 19:07
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: 4489

retcsxcfm Wrote:
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> Coke is every where.
>
> Uncle Joe
> Seffner,Fl.

Yes, and with US troops everywhere from WW2 onward.  It is a fascinating story.



Date: 10/01/19 17:50
Re: A Station with Greeter Dogs.
Author: wabash2800

Oh, I thought you meant to joke the dogs were cocaine  addicts...Then I saw the coke machine...<G>

Victor A. Baird
http://www.erswhilepublications.com



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/01/19 17:52 by wabash2800.



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