Hall of Fame
Welcome to the Pilning Hall of Fame, the section dedicated to you, the #PilningLegend, for your masterful efforts in taming the trains, running the rails, conquering the challenge.
Here to get your name in lights? Well, click on to let us know how you did!
Picture of the day
|Today's picture of the day comes from Hyphen.|
This picture was taken on 21/12/2019 whilst completing a Pilning Terminator.
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Information from the challenges submitted to date. Successful challenges undertaken between Saturday 15th July 2017 and Saturday 14th March 2020.
To date, 87 great days out have been had by our #PilningLegends undertaking a Pilning Challenge!
Total distance travelled by Pilning Legends: 12,232mi 14ch. This breaks down into:
- 1,583mi 47ch travelled on Pilning Grand Slam (2017)
- 2,546mi 0ch travelled on Pilning Scramble (2018-19)
- 2,952mi 35ch travelled on Pilning Multiplex
- 331mi 24ch travelled on Pilning Terminator
- 1,195mi 70ch travelled on Pilning Pacerthon (2018-19)
- 710mi 54ch travelled on Pilning Equaliser (2019)
- 425mi 52ch travelled on Pilning Enigma
- 2,147mi 44ch travelled on Pilning Grand Slam
- 119mi 24ch travelled on Pilning Scramble
- 219mi 64ch travelled on Pilning Equaliser
That's the same distance as around 20.3 United Kingdoms (John O'Groats to Land's End), 2.1 single journeys on the Trans-Siberian Railway, 0.49 Equators, or 2,135,366 London Double-decker Buses!
The shortest distance between two stations in a single challenge was a mere 35 chains, whilst the furthest was an incredible 96mi 77ch.
In proof of a challenge progress, our Legends have submitted 802 photos to us for verification!
The most used traction unit (Multiplex and Pacerthon only) was 166214, used 18 times!
Breakdown of the challenges submitted to date:
Most and least used stations:
|Most Used||Times used||Least Used||Times used|
|Cardiff Central||70||Ystrad Mynach||1|
|Newport (South Wales)||46||Barry Docks||1|
|Cardiff Queen Street||35||Ty Glas||1|
|Severn Tunnel Junction||27||Dinas (Rhondda)||1|
|Grangetown (Cardiff)||23||Energlyn & Churchill Park||1|
|Heath High Level||15||Trefforest Estate||1|
As the crow flies, the stations furthest away from Pilning reached on a Challenge run were Birmingham Moor Street (70.98mi), Dinas (Rhondda) (35.05mi) and Hereford (35.03mi).
Across all challenges, our Legends have visited a total of 89 different stations in search of glory!
Our challengers have collectively attained the following awards on their travels:
Pilning's Bravest Challenger award currently goes to Dhassell, who comes top of the table having completed an astounding 21 challenges!
Pilning's Furthest Reacher award currently goes to Cragoolia,who covered a whopping 245 miles in a single challenge!
Pilning's Nimblest Racer award is given to Dhassell,who successfully visited an immense 21 stations in a single challenge.
Pilning's Outmost Wanderer award is firmly in the hands of Andy Thomas,who visited the station furthest from Pilning (as the crow flies). This was Birmingham Moor Street, an incredible 70.98 miles away!
Pilning's Come Back Soon! award goes to CoriniumTV and Foxy, as they have yet to complete more than one challenge. (please, please do come back soon and have another go!)