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Author Topic: Intercity Express Trains on the Cotswold line - merged topic  (Read 5269 times)
Richard Fairhurst
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« on: September 26, 2017, 11:09:25 am »

OpenTrainTimes is showing a new Saturday service on the Cotswold Line from 6th January - the 12.22 from Paddington to Oxford is extended to Moreton-in-Marsh, and then returns as a 14.50 departure. Fills a two-hour hole in the timetable. HST timings, but who knows if it'll be an HST or an IET...
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« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2017, 12:01:07 am »

The first IEP diagram is currently planned to come to the Cotswold line effective 02nd January 2018. See separate thread.

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« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2017, 12:09:37 am »

Hello all,

GWR have said on their website for a while now that, starting 02nd January, they hope to be running more of their new IEP (Class 800) trains. According to a site called RealTimeTrains there is a new diagram starting from that date which will see the following trains along the Cotswold line run by these new trains. From what I can tell this will include the following on Mondays to Fridays:

0547 London Paddington - Worcester Foregate Street
0825 Worcester Foregate Street - London Paddington
1122 London Paddington - Worcester Foregate Street
1355 Worcester Foregate Street - London Paddington
1652 London Paddington - Oxford
1831 Oxford - London Paddington
1952 London Paddington - Oxford

That is as far as I can trace the diagram at present: these, along with anything else that gets added to the list, will be the only IEP diagrams on the Cotswold line until they add the next ones.

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« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2017, 12:18:43 am »

IET.

Procure, design, build = IEP. Actual trains on the Greater Western = IETs.  Wink



Mods. One for the existing IET Diagrams thread?
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2017, 08:39:23 am »

Hello all,

. . . these, along with anything else that gets added to the list, will be the only IEP diagrams on the Cotswold line until they add the next ones.

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Dave

Yup. I'd go along with that statement Wink
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« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2017, 10:59:20 am »

Can't really disagree with that, can you? Covers all bases!
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« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2017, 01:25:44 pm »

5W14 is also penciled in as an 800. This would lead to the following also being an IET if that is in fact the case:
 
06:52 Paddington to Gt Malvern
09:54 Gt Malvern to Paddington
12:50 Paddington to Oxford
15:01 Oxford to Paddington
16:22 Paddington to Gt Malvern
19:42 Gt Malvern to Paddington
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« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2017, 12:38:20 am »

Yes indeed. I noticed that this evening. I think I will be delaying my return to work by a day in order to go get some photos if the weather looks reasonable: will probably head to Moreton-in-Marsh for them: nice mix of old and new involving IETs and semaphore signals.

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« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2017, 12:28:52 am »

Quick update on this one. RealTimeTrains also seems to suggest that there may be a few other Class 800 workings up the Cotswold line from 02nd January in addition to the ones already mentioned above. I will not post them here for now though as that could change: RTT appears to suggest that the diagrams would involve dividing and joining of Class 800s at London Paddington but I have heard elsewhere to "forget the attaching/detaching at the moment. Currently not happening." Unsure why.

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« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2017, 06:41:53 am »

RTT appears to suggest that the diagrams would involve dividing and joining of Class 800s at London Paddington but I have heard elsewhere to "forget the attaching/detaching at the moment. Currently not happening." Unsure why.

Were the five coaches detached to be shunted to wait for the same set coming back, attached to a different returning set, or sent on to Cardiff?
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