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« on: October 18, 2017, 11:20:31 am »

I was surprised when we were overtaken on the left in the tunnel leaving Guildford by a SWR service to Portsmouth Harbour. The GWR train left platform 6, the SWR train left platform 4 a minute or so later.

Has the Up line always been bi-directional there? After the SWR service had passed (and delayed the GWR Redhill train I was on), our unit crossed the Down line and then proceeded towards Shalford as normal.
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« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2017, 12:58:57 pm »

The sectional appendix shows it in situ in 2014, so certainly since then
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« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2017, 01:14:43 pm »

The sectional appendix shows it in situ in 2014, so certainly since then

It was already there in the Trackmaps book dating itself to September 2002.
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« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2017, 02:16:09 pm »

It was not the case in 1975-7 when I was ASM Guildford
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