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« Reply #2235 on: January 08, 2020, 11:24:53 am »

Loathe as I am to reopen this topic but have you seen the Cafe Bar on the new Class 745 trains for the London - Norwich route, and they also have trolleys.

http://pic.twitter.com/ioq4Tlyp7S

And of course London - Norwich has a much shorter journey time than say London - Exeter never mind Plymouth or Penzance.
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« Reply #2236 on: January 08, 2020, 12:22:33 pm »

Yes it’s interesting to see them to buck the trend for whatever reason.
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« Reply #2237 on: January 08, 2020, 12:30:44 pm »

Not only that but real step free access. A retractable plate links the platform edge to the carriage
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« Reply #2238 on: January 08, 2020, 05:00:13 pm »

Loathe as I am to reopen this topic but have you seen the Cafe Bar on the new Class 745 trains for the London - Norwich route, and they also have trolleys.

http://pic.twitter.com/ioq4Tlyp7S

And of course London - Norwich has a much shorter journey time than say London - Exeter never mind Plymouth or Penzance.


Though already... from the Eastern Daily Press:

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Greater Anglia to axe food and drink on numerous trains
PUBLISHED: 14:30 10 December 2019 | UPDATED: 17:35 10 December 2019
Clarissa Place

Hard-pressed train passengers have been dealt another blow, with Greater Anglia axing a host of its early morning catering services on the Norwich to London line in the New Year.

The train company said it was "no longer economically viable" to provide some of the services, and said it would remove them in January - including all of the catering on Sundays.

Passengers travelling from Norwich to London Monday to Friday on the 5am and 5.30am services, or the 7.30am and 7.55am trains from London to Norwich will no longer be able to buy refreshments.

On Saturday, customers will not be offered catering on the 5am, 5.30am and 6am services between Norwich and London or the 7.30am, 8am and 8.30am from the capital.
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« Reply #2239 on: January 12, 2020, 09:47:52 pm »

There were several short formed and cancellations today put down to "Congestion at a Depot"
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« Reply #2240 on: January 13, 2020, 09:36:49 am »

There were several short formed and cancellations today put down to "Congestion at a Depot"

A ‘planning error’ apparently, with too many units booked to end the day at Maliphant.   Roll Eyes
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« Reply #2241 on: January 13, 2020, 10:14:40 am »

There were several short formed and cancellations today put down to "Congestion at a Depot"

A ‘planning error’ apparently, with too many units booked to end the day at Maliphant.   Roll Eyes

The Maliphant in the room.....
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« Reply #2242 on: January 13, 2020, 01:13:16 pm »

May I thank most sincerely II for his constant and refreshing input.
I really appreciate the amount of effort you put in, and if nothing else, I find it easy to read/understand as a total layperson/passenger  Grin
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