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Author Topic: Problems with the Night Riviera sleeper - December 2014 onwards  (Read 165115 times)
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« Reply #675 on: May 13, 2019, 10:08:11 pm »

There could be quite a few sleeper coaches in Penzance in the morning!

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« Reply #676 on: May 13, 2019, 11:05:49 pm »

Think that might be the first time the sleeper has been replaced by an IET rather than an HST. Not that will much comfort for those involved. 

Will be interesting to see how passengers cope with the rock-hard seats!
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« Reply #677 on: May 14, 2019, 05:46:07 am »

There could be quite a few sleeper coaches in Penzance in the morning!

Balancing working during today??
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« Reply #678 on: May 14, 2019, 08:32:19 am »

In all seriousness yes there will have to be although I havenít seen one listed yet. 

There was one to move an IET from Plymouth to Penzance overnight so there havenít been any cancellations this morning. 
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« Reply #679 on: May 14, 2019, 10:02:28 am »

Stock move for tonight's down sleeper?
http://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/O05736/2019/05/14/advanced
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« Reply #680 on: May 14, 2019, 02:04:52 pm »

.... and here is the empty stock on the Frome avoiding line.



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« Reply #681 on: May 30, 2019, 01:44:43 am »

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23:45 London Paddington to Penzance due 07:55
29/05/19 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance due 07:55 will be delayed at Westbury.
This is due to a fault on this train.

Slightly unusual to see a report of a delay at a station that's not on its scheduled passenger stop schedule.
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« Reply #682 on: May 30, 2019, 08:10:33 am »

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23:45 London Paddington to Penzance due 07:55
29/05/19 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance due 07:55 will be delayed at Westbury.
This is due to a fault on this train.

Slightly unusual to see a report of a delay at a station that's not on its scheduled passenger stop schedule.
They were obviously anticipating something worse than it turned out as the delay was about 10 minutes (RTT) - back on time at Taunton departure.
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