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Author Topic: Cutdown 125's to operate Penzance to Plymouth clockface service  (Read 36652 times)
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« Reply #135 on: March 12, 2018, 08:02:08 pm »

Needs a driver mind.

Unless a driver can make do on 3 hours' kip at EXD, they'll need two. Just when more than usual need repairs.
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« Reply #136 on: March 12, 2018, 10:29:06 pm »

Needs a driver mind.

Unless a driver can make do on 3 hours' kip at EXD, they'll need two. Just when more than usual need repairs.

......drivers or trains?
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« Reply #137 on: March 12, 2018, 11:30:17 pm »

A 47 and 2 barrier vehicles collected the 4 carriages,

Left Doncaster 95 late. Just passed Abbotswood junction 51 late, so it’s shifting well.
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« Reply #138 on: March 13, 2018, 01:43:31 am »

Facebook group video shows the 4 carriages, confirming no power cars in the formation. Plug doors, except on the cycle door which is still slam and not in contrasting colours.   Look nice from what I could tell in a short video of the train passing though Temple Meads.
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« Reply #139 on: March 13, 2018, 08:02:34 am »

A 47 and 2 barrier vehicles collected the 4 carriages,

Left Doncaster 95 late. Just passed Abbotswood junction 51 late, so it’s shifting well.

Definitely shifting - arrived at Laira 235 early!
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« Reply #140 on: March 14, 2018, 08:37:51 am »

The first set of re-engineered carriages will be out testing in Devon & Cornwall this weekend.

Work on interior fittings continues at Laira.
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« Reply #141 on: March 20, 2018, 09:32:39 am »

Some video of it here departing DAWLISH station:
https://youtu.be/534a-OzSS50
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« Reply #142 on: March 23, 2018, 05:11:37 pm »

Some photographs of the set on the Cornwall Railway Society website, including internal ones, here: http://www.cornwallrailwaysociety.org.uk/news---latest-reports-and-photographs
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« Reply #143 on: March 23, 2018, 05:19:33 pm »

Available in public service from Monday, 26th March on....
2E12 – 0600 Penzance to Exeter;
2C45 – 0924 Exeter to Penzance;
2A85 – 1257 Penzance to Newton Abbot;
2P49 – 1555 Newton Abbot to Plymouth (which then continues to Penzance)
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« Reply #144 on: March 23, 2018, 05:46:57 pm »

Available in public service from Monday, 26th March on....
2E12 – 0600 Penzance to Exeter;
2C45 – 0924 Exeter to Penzance;
2A85 – 1257 Penzance to Newton Abbot;
2P49 – 1555 Newton Abbot to Plymouth (which then continues to Penzance)
2C48 15 57 Plymouth to Penzance
2P96 20 18 Penzance to Plymouth
2C54 22 42 Plymouth to Penzance (SX)
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« Reply #145 on: March 23, 2018, 07:05:30 pm »

Available in public service from Monday, 26th March on....
2E12 – 0600 Penzance to Exeter;
2C45 – 0924 Exeter to Penzance;
2A85 – 1257 Penzance to Newton Abbot;
2P49 – 1555 Newton Abbot to Plymouth (which then continues to Penzance)
2C48 15 57 Plymouth to Penzance
2P96 20 18 Penzance to Plymouth
2C54 22 42 Plymouth to Penzance (SX)

2C48 is 1755 Plymouth to Penzance.
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« Reply #146 on: March 23, 2018, 10:17:04 pm »

Available in public service from Monday, 26th March on....
2E12 – 0600 Penzance to Exeter;
2C45 – 0924 Exeter to Penzance;
2A85 – 1257 Penzance to Newton Abbot;
2P49 – 1555 Newton Abbot to Plymouth (which then continues to Penzance)
2C48 15 57 Plymouth to Penzance
2P96 20 18 Penzance to Plymouth
2C54 22 42 Plymouth to Penzance (SX)

2C48 is 1755 Plymouth to Penzance.



Sorry. My mistake, 1755 is the correct service
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« Reply #147 on: March 23, 2018, 10:32:36 pm »

I got an e-mail today from Mark Hopwood that said the first service was likely to be a 05 30 Ply - Pnz on Thursday.
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« Reply #148 on: March 23, 2018, 10:51:33 pm »

I got an e-mail today from Mark Hopwood that said the first service was likely to be a 05 30 Ply - Pnz on Thursday.

That’s the down sleeper’s path.
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« Reply #149 on: March 25, 2018, 01:44:43 pm »


 Had a good look at one yesterday, quite smart although the single door 'sliding' does look a bit odd.

 But seems to work fine, no disabled wheel-chair space though.
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