Midland HST lament

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Before the last two HSTs in service on the Midland faded away, it was time for the advanced guard of the Superannuated Anoraks to emerge from lockdown and not look back in anger

As I wave goodbye to the grandkids you would have thought I was going off to the trenches in 1914. Tearful farewells behind me, I head for the cheap car park I normally use, only to find someone has built a school on it. Over on the Pride Park side there is plenty of room, the techies and students are keeping well away, so I can still avoid the £14.50 for a day at the station itself.

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