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In a world where it’s sometimes hard to tell up from down, you need a place to go to. For years, the stressed-out masses have sought refuge in Bob Ross and his cult 1970s shows, The Joy Of Painting.
Now National Rail, the UK’s railway line manager, has found another place where all is well. It is livestreaming the longest train journey in Great Britain on the longest day of the year – and it’s surprisingly hypnotic.
The company is showing the GoPro footage of the CrossCountry’s Aderdeen to Penzance route – which reportedly takes 13 hours and a half hours to complete – on its Facebook page.
Geoff and Vicki, rail enthusiasts from All The Stations – a social media account set up, as the name suggests, to record every railway station - are liveblogging the event, for those who want to know more.
And, as Geoff points out in one dispatch, they’re riding first class, so they don’t have sore bums.
‘Phil’, from Modern Railways magazine, is also along for the ride and has featured in one of Geoff and Vicki’s station updates.
ALL THE STATIONSGeoff and Vicki from All The Stations are along for the ride
This article first appeared on www.huffingtonpost.co.uk
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