R.I.P. - Lindsay Raymond Washusen - aka Woodford

 
  mikesyd Chief Commissioner

Location: Lurking
Woodford did warn us of this.

https://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11399288.htm

And the Herald Sun notices reveal that he died at Violet Town yesterday - 26 May 2019

http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/notice/6193447014760448

The Funeral is at 11am on Wednesday at Violet Town Cemetery.

http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/notice/6247353619054592

Woodford was of course famous for his contributions to this thread and its postcript.

https://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11335280.htm

https://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11359420-0-asc-s0.htm

I did not know Woodford, but did attend school in Benalla with his younger brother Russell.

RIP Woodford.

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  Dangersdan707 Chief Commissioner

Location: On a Thing with Internet
This is sad, Ill miss his excellent comments and opinions. I'm Honestly lost For Words
  SinickleBird Chief Train Controller

Location: Qantas Club at Mudgee International Airport
A very knowledgeable contributor on here- will be missed.Crying or Very sad
  potatoinmymouth Chief Commissioner

Very sad. RIP woodford.
  Greensleeves Chief Commissioner

Location: If it isn't obvious by now, it should be.
Rest in peace Woodford, I'm going to miss his very informative posts
  7334 Chief Commissioner

Location: In the workshop wondering why I started 7334 in the first place
RIP Woodford

When you posted it was because you had something to add and it was always worth reading because of that.
  L1150 Assistant Commissioner

Location: Pakenham Vic.
A real gentleman. I will miss his knowledgable and reasoned posts. Condolences to his friends and family.Sad
  BigShunter Chief Commissioner

Location: St Clair. S.A.
Thanks for notifying us mikesyd, Woodford at peace.

BigShunter.
  DJPeters Assistant Commissioner

I did not know him personally only from posts on here but R.I.P. Woodford and my sincerest condolences to his family as well.
  Duncs Chief Commissioner

RIP Lindsay

You were always the true thinker and details person among us.

Very early on we learned to trust and respect your analysis. You will be missed.

Duncan
  arctic Deputy Commissioner

Location: Zurich
Very sorry to hear this. Rest In Peace Woodford.
  hbedriver Chief Train Controller

Will sound a special whistle at Violet Town next time, and another special whistle if we ever get a V’Locity up there
  Big J Assistant Commissioner

Location: In Paradise
Very sadden to read of woodford's passing. He will be missed.
  stooge spark Train Controller

Very unwelcome shock to most of use here on Railpage, Woodford will definitely be missed by all of us.
  YM-Mundrabilla Minister for Railways

Location: Mundrabilla but I'd rather be in Narvik
Saddened to hear of Woodford's death.
A valued contributor to RP for a long time.
Woodford and his comprehensive posts will be missed by so many in the future.
YM
  Lockspike Deputy Commissioner

Thanks for letting us know mikesyd.
Only tonight as I was composing a post I was thinking about Woodford and wondering how he was going.
I'll miss his detailed observations and his performance calculations.
  Valvegear Dr Beeching

Location: Norda Fittazroy
What a contributor woodford was! He had a lot of knowledge and a gentlemanly and forthright approach to any discussion.

I enjoyed debating things with him, and I will miss his input.

R.I.P Woodford - a lot of us will miss you.
  james.au Chief Commissioner

Location: Sydney, NSW
Oh wow.  What a sad piece of news to log into this morning. This is the second person who I've interacted with on a forum (the other was not RP) who has died in the last 6 months and it is a little surreal.  Woodford was an educator to us all and will be irreplaceable.  His posts taught me so much.  Go well Lindsay. I hope you enjoy meeting up with Margaret again.  Bye mate.
  gringo Locomotive Driver

Location: Pakenham Victoria
RIP Woodford.
  GrahamH Chief Commissioner

Location: At a terminal on the www.
This is sad news. I'll miss Woodford's contributions here.
  ixlr8 Station Master

Location: Melbourne
Like so many others here, I enjoyed his thoughful posts and will miss his presence here. RIP Woodford
  Dave C Chief Train Controller

Location: Maitland
RIP Woodford

Like so many always loved reading his posts. Having grown up in Shepparton and knowing the NE line so well it was always interesting to keep up with the changes now I'm in Maitland.
  ed31880 Train Controller

RIP Woodford
  Fred Scuttle Junior Train Controller

Location: Point Clare, NSW
RIP Woodford - you will be missed.
  RTT_Rules Dr Beeching

Location: Dubai UAE
One of RP's true Gentleman left the terminal for the last time. RIP Woodford, you will be missed. Crying or Very sad

Edit: I hope he is enjoying spending his time with his sister again.

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