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Author Topic: Intercity Express Programme (IEP) - ongoing discussion  (Read 312642 times)
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« Reply #975 on: May 15, 2017, 07:06:37 PM »

Some testing on DC railed areas tonight for a class 800
http://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/K97571/2017/05/15/advanced
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« Reply #976 on: May 16, 2017, 01:25:47 AM »

Some testing on DC railed areas tonight for a class 800
http://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/K97571/2017/05/15/advanced

Hopefully no issues with swing links on the 800s.  Wink
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« Reply #977 on: June 17, 2017, 04:47:29 PM »

Is there any news on whether the IEP's will enter service muzzled or unmuzzled?   
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« Reply #978 on: June 17, 2017, 05:38:37 PM »

They're still in discussions with the DfT....but hopefully not for much longer.
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« Reply #979 on: June 17, 2017, 06:40:29 PM »

Some testing on DC railed areas tonight for a class 800
http://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/K97571/2017/05/15/advanced

Hopefully no issues with swing links on the 800s.  Wink

Would not thought the running gear would be an issue on an 800 they are basically a 395, its just the body length is longer
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« Reply #980 on: June 18, 2017, 09:41:57 AM »

 Roll Eyes Tongue http://m.devonlive.com/devon-s-first-intercity-express-train-arrives-in-the-uk-but-can-it-withstand-the-dawlish-coast/story-30395545-detail/story.html?%3F%3F
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