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Author Topic: Trimode cl 769 to operate Reading to Oxford and Gatwick.  (Read 74916 times)
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« Reply #195 on: November 17, 2021, 09:53:30 pm »

I saw one move through platform 3 at Oxford station last week towards the sidings. I couldn’t see it on the real time trains website.
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« Reply #196 on: November 18, 2021, 05:12:27 pm »

I was in Palmer Park, Reading about 1210 today and saw 3V11, 769 937 returning ecs to Reading from Gatwick on time. Looked very smart.

Try the Park's TuTu's Cafe, it's very good.


According to the gwr staff 769937 seems to be the most behaved of the 769s they've received so far
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« Reply #197 on: December 15, 2021, 10:31:46 pm »

It also might hint that the 769 introduction is still a LONG way off.
... and maybe getting longer off!

While GWR (Great Western Railway)'s herd were doing better than the rest, recently they haven't done at all well. With six runs to Gatwick a week planned, so far this week it's been four no-shows out of six. That may be due to last week, where there were three failures at Guildford (one after a failed attempt to fail at Redhill, followed by a successful failure on the way beck). Two runs went OK, the sixth was cancelled.

These runs are still being called mileage accumulation, but with some scope for training. So far that's been training driver managers and trainers, but even if driver availability allowed their inclusion, ASLEF» (Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen - about) still don't.
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