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« Reply #90 on: May 16, 2020, 09:46:31 am »

I thought GW is awash with IETs with the revised timetable.
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« Reply #91 on: May 16, 2020, 10:16:38 am »

I thought GW is awash with IETs with the revised timetable.

Yes ... but I suspect a last minute problem - lots of them around but too many tucked up in bed for the weekend and no spare hanging around at Paddington.   By starting out at Reading, there was an extra 30 minutes to get a train ready and being Reading that happened to be a 3 car turbo.

I have an update (received yesterday) from GWR on IET maintenance - not had a chance to post it with appropriate visibility as the section "above the fold" is overfull today.
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« Reply #92 on: May 16, 2020, 06:14:47 pm »

I thought GW is awash with IETs with the revised timetable.

Yes ... but I suspect a last minute problem - lots of them around but too many tucked up in bed for the weekend and no spare hanging around at Paddington.   By starting out at Reading, there was an extra 30 minutes to get a train ready and being Reading that happened to be a 3 car turbo.

I have an update (received yesterday) from GWR on IET maintenance - not had a chance to post it with appropriate visibility as the section "above the fold" is overfull today.

All the 800s had to be taken out of service for inspection due to a crack on a deflector plate found on several units.  They should, hopefully, be back in service by Monday following remedial work.
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« Reply #93 on: June 25, 2020, 05:08:35 pm »

I've not been near the trains since March so no idea how many are actually being disrupted but there's a few things going on (or not) this afternoon:

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13:18 Hereford to London Paddington due 16:24 will be diverted between Worcester Shrub Hill and Reading.
It will no longer call at Worcestershire Parkway Hl, Pershore, Evesham, Honeybourne, Moreton-In-Marsh, Kingham, Charlbury, Hanborough and Oxford.
It has been previously delayed, will be further delayed at Reading and is expected to be 40 minutes late.
This is due to a points failure.

14:50 London Paddington to Worcester Foregate Street due 17:12 was terminated at Moreton-In-Marsh.
It will no longer call at Honeybourne, Evesham, Pershore, Worcestershire Parkway Hl, Worcester Shrub Hill and Worcester Foregate Street.
It has been delayed at Slough and is now 5 minutes late.
This is due to a fault on this train.

15:18 Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington due 17:24 has been cancelled.
This is due to a points failure.

16:30 Great Malvern to London Paddington due 19:28 will be started from Oxford.
It will no longer call at Great Malvern, Malvern Link, Worcester Foregate Street, Worcester Shrub Hill, Worcestershire Parkway, Pershore, Evesham, Honeybourne, Moreton-In-Marsh, Kingham, Charlbury and Hanborough.
This is due to a points failure.

17:57 Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington due 20:24 will be cancelled.
This is due to a fault on this train.
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« Reply #94 on: June 26, 2020, 10:21:53 am »

The Paddington to Worcester service wasn't much revised during the peak of the lockdown, as several others were.  Every time I checked on RealTime Trains, the service appeared to be running flawlessly.  Many days of "right time railway".

Now with other services being repopulated with trains that had been withdrawn,  the more usual delays to Worcester line services will resume, no doubt
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« Reply #95 on: August 07, 2020, 12:30:50 pm »

Anyone know what happened last evening on the OWW?

A bridge strike is given as attribution for delays and cancellations

1658 PAD 1W33 arrived at Charlbury on-time at 1806 but stayed there until 1937 (87 late)
1734 PAD 1W03 cancelled beyond Oxford
1935 GMV 1P42 cancelled beyond Worcester
1758 PAD 1W34 cancelled beyond Oxford

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1946 GMV 1P44 started at Worcester Shrub Hill, 6 late, because of late arrival of incoming service

I'm not sure of loadings these day.  I guess he service gap would have inconvenienced far fewer passengers than it would have done in the olden days of six months ago
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« Reply #96 on: August 12, 2020, 10:33:31 am »

A number of cancellations and short-workings this morning.  Reason is stated to be, sadly, "person hit by a train".

Looking at Real Time Trains, it would seem that the unfortunate incident happened between Didcot and Oxford, at about 0700. 

Always such a sorrow, to learn of these incidents, whatever the reasons and whatever the outcome (both of which are unknown to me).  My thoughts are with all who have been involved
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« Reply #97 on: August 12, 2020, 08:34:10 pm »

It was at Radley I believe.
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« Reply #98 on: August 13, 2020, 10:15:11 am »

It was at Radley I believe.

Thanks for the information.  I'm sure I'm not the only one who feels a shudder of horror when learning of these events.
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« Reply #99 on: August 21, 2020, 09:35:26 am »

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06:43 Hereford to London Paddington due 09:37 has been previously delayed, has been further delayed at Evesham and is now 31 minutes late.
This is due to a tree blocking the railway earlier today.
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« Reply #100 on: August 25, 2020, 09:48:00 pm »

Causing a fair bit of disruption through the evening peak and beyond:

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Cancellations to services between Evesham and Pershore

Due to a tree blocking the railway between Evesham and Pershore all lines are blocked.

Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 22:00 25/08.
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