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Title: Plymouth -Penzance on a 158
Post by: GWR 158 on July 29, 2021, 10:08:31 am
Hi all,

Quick question, What services from Plymouth to Penzance are worked by class 158s? I have heard they work some services that way during peak times.


Title: Re: Plymouth -Penzance on a 158
Post by: RichardB on July 29, 2021, 12:18:19 pm
Hi all,

Quick question, What services from Plymouth to Penzance are worked by class 158s? I have heard they work some services that way during peak times.

Can't give you a list, I'm afraid, but a good number of Plymouth-Penzance services are worked by 158s now.  150s have been banished from these services, except in emergency, and the service is now provided by 158s, Castle Class HSTs and the London IETs, plus the few CrossCountry Voyagers.



Title: Re: Plymouth -Penzance on a 158
Post by: plymothian on July 29, 2021, 02:31:29 pm
2C04 0625 Exeter SD - Penzance and 2P19 1450 Penzance - Plymouth
2C07 0647 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2P13 1150 Penzance - Plymouth
2C27 1422 Plymouth - Penzance and 2U32 1610 Penzance - Bristol TM
2C30 1555 Plymouth - Penzance and 2E26 1815 Penzance - Exeter SD
2C77 1358 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2M77 1915 Penzance - Bristol TM

are usually booked to be 158s (especially during Bristol East blockade) but can be subbed for a 255.


Title: Re: Plymouth -Penzance on a 158
Post by: phile on July 29, 2021, 05:19:20 pm
2C04 0625 Exeter SD - Penzance and 2P19 1450 Penzance - Plymouth
2C07 0647 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2P13 1150 Penzance - Plymouth
2C27 1422 Plymouth - Penzance and 2U32 1610 Penzance - Bristol TM
2C30 1555 Plymouth - Penzance and 2E26 1815 Penzance - Exeter SD
2C77 1358 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2M77 1915 Penzance - Bristol TM

are usually booked to be 158s (especially during Bristol East blockade) but can be subbed for a 255.

The 2C07 is booked a Castle       Go to RTT and have a look which trains show a Timing Load of 100 mph and these are 158s. The Castles are shown as such at 110 mph are the IERs at 125 mph..  The Timing loads in these instances correspond with the type of traction.   


Title: Re: Plymouth -Penzance on a 158
Post by: REVUpminster on July 30, 2021, 08:23:45 am
2C04 0625 Exeter SD - Penzance and 2P19 1450 Penzance - Plymouth
2C07 0647 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2P13 1150 Penzance - Plymouth
2C27 1422 Plymouth - Penzance and 2U32 1610 Penzance - Bristol TM
2C30 1555 Plymouth - Penzance and 2E26 1815 Penzance - Exeter SD
2C77 1358 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2M77 1915 Penzance - Bristol TM

are usually booked to be 158s (especially during Bristol East blockade) but can be subbed for a 255.

The 2C07 is booked a Castle       Go to RTT and have a look which trains show a Timing Load of 100 mph and these are 158s. The Castles are shown as such at 110 mph are the IERs at 125 mph..  The Timing loads in these instances correspond with the type of traction.   

I snipped 2C07 at Dawlish on the 28th and it was 3 car 158


Title: Re: Plymouth -Penzance on a 158
Post by: phile on July 30, 2021, 10:12:31 am
2C04 0625 Exeter SD - Penzance and 2P19 1450 Penzance - Plymouth
2C07 0647 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2P13 1150 Penzance - Plymouth
2C27 1422 Plymouth - Penzance and 2U32 1610 Penzance - Bristol TM
2C30 1555 Plymouth - Penzance and 2E26 1815 Penzance - Exeter SD
2C77 1358 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2M77 1915 Penzance - Bristol TM

are usually booked to be 158s (especially during Bristol East blockade) but can be subbed for a 255.

Amended Timetable due COVID traincrew shortages

The 2C07 is booked a Castle       Go to RTT and have a look which trains show a Timing Load of 100 mph and these are 158s. The Castles are shown as such at 110 mph are the IERs at 125 mph..  The Timing loads in these instances correspond with the type of traction.   

I snipped 2C07 at Dawlish on the 28th and it was 3 car 158


Title: Re: Plymouth -Penzance on a 158
Post by: LiskeardRich on July 30, 2021, 10:08:20 pm
2C04 0625 Exeter SD - Penzance and 2P19 1450 Penzance - Plymouth
2C07 0647 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2P13 1150 Penzance - Plymouth
2C27 1422 Plymouth - Penzance and 2U32 1610 Penzance - Bristol TM
2C30 1555 Plymouth - Penzance and 2E26 1815 Penzance - Exeter SD
2C77 1358 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2M77 1915 Penzance - Bristol TM

are usually booked to be 158s (especially during Bristol East blockade) but can be subbed for a 255.

The 2C07 is booked a Castle       Go to RTT and have a look which trains show a Timing Load of 100 mph and these are 158s. The Castles are shown as such at 110 mph are the IERs at 125 mph..  The Timing loads in these instances correspond with the type of traction.   

I regularly use or at least see 2C07 and it’s a 158 more often than not.


Title: Re: Plymouth -Penzance on a 158
Post by: phile on July 30, 2021, 11:07:47 pm
2C04 0625 Exeter SD - Penzance and 2P19 1450 Penzance - Plymouth
2C07 0647 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2P13 1150 Penzance - Plymouth
2C27 1422 Plymouth - Penzance and 2U32 1610 Penzance - Bristol TM
2C30 1555 Plymouth - Penzance and 2E26 1815 Penzance - Exeter SD
2C77 1358 Bristol TM - Penzance and 2M77 1915 Penzance - Bristol TM

are usually booked to be 158s (especially during Bristol East blockade) but can be subbed for a 255.

It started off as a Castle at the Timetable change but there have been STP alterations since which seem to be COVID related

The 2C07 is booked a Castle       Go to RTT and have a look which trains show a Timing Load of 100 mph and these are 158s. The Castles are shown as such at 110 mph are the IERs at 125 mph..  The Timing loads in these instances correspond with the type of traction.   

I regularly use or at least see 2C07 and it’s a 158 more often than not.



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