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DUS Railway Terrace Closing?  
User currently offlineG-CIVP From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1338 posts, RR: 10
Posted (2 years 2 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4419 times:

Question - is there any truth to the rumour that the Terrace at the Railway Station at the Eastern end of the airfield is likely to close at the end of the year? Please no speculative answers!

[Edited 2012-10-17 03:53:41]

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User currently offlineeddl From Germany, joined Dec 2002, 738 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (2 years 2 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 4304 times:

Where did you get that from? Both observation decks will stay open (except for snowy days).

User currently offlineG-CIVP From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1338 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4156 times:

It was taken from a mailing list. The relevant post is reproduced here:

"Whilst talking to a Dutch spotter, he was saying that local rumour is that
the viewing deck at the station will close at the end of the year as it's
costing too much".

So the million Euro question is, is there any validity in this or is just a rumour?


User currently offlinepetertenthije From Netherlands, joined Jul 2001, 3393 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 4153 times:

Quoting G-CIVP (Reply 2):
So the million Euro question is, is there any validity in this or is just a rumour?

Not heard the rumour. But for what it's worth, in winter the observation deck closes quite often if there is ice or snow on the deck. Maybe that's what he meant?



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User currently offlinewilco737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9118 posts, RR: 76
Reply 4, posted (2 years 2 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 4145 times:
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Quoting G-CIVP (Thread starter):

I live close to DUS and I am regularly at the railway station and nobody had made any comment about the closure. So as said before it is because of many days during winter time it will be closed due to snow and ice.

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User currently offlineviv From Ireland, joined May 2005, 3142 posts, RR: 28
Reply 5, posted (2 years 2 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4102 times:

It is very likely that it will close at or around the end of the year, since there is usually snow and ice at that time.
I hope I have answered the question.



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User currently offlineTupolevtu154 From Germany, joined Aug 2004, 2186 posts, RR: 28
Reply 6, posted (2 years 2 months 16 hours ago) and read 3968 times:

Quoting G-CIVP (Reply 2):
as it's
costing too much

How much can it possibly cost to run?! I don't remember any facilities that were specifically for the viewing deck when I went there a couple of years ago!

Fingers crossed is it only the temporary closure people are speaking of.



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User currently offlineG-CIVP From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1338 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 3800 times:

The payroll cost of supplying the security is probably the main running cost.

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