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« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2024, 14:43:30 »

Then again this is just a rumour isn’t it.

Indeed.  Perhaps GWR (Great Western Railway) 158 can tell us from where he heard the rumour?

I certainly can, I heard it from a friend. I highly doubted this would be true anyway, I just wanted further information to see whether anyone has heard anything similar. 
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« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2024, 14:45:10 »

Sounds like a great idea to me.  Perhaps it will allow GWR (Great Western Railway) to operate that service to Fantasy Island at long last so we can come visit you.

All i wanted was further information, there is no need to be rude.
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« Reply #17 on: February 26, 2024, 14:52:24 »

All i wanted was further information, there is no need to be rude.

I was replying to Broadgage who had made the previous post, and, unfortunately, had rather hijacked your original question with his own unique brand of propaganda.  Wink
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« Reply #18 on: February 26, 2024, 14:54:47 »

Thank you for the explanation  Smiley Yes I agree with you on Broadgauge's piece of false propaganda. 
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« Reply #19 on: February 26, 2024, 15:18:55 »

Oh now, now folks  Grin

I do know of some rolling stock plans - but in them the IETs (Intercity Express Train) are very much here to stay.  And there's an update briefing later this week that I'll be attending and I will report back if there's different news.
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« Reply #20 on: February 26, 2024, 15:38:59 »

Thanks for the information, it will be interesting to hear of any plans  Grin
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« Reply #21 on: February 26, 2024, 16:05:44 »

Thank you for the explanation  Smiley Yes I agree with you on Broadgauge's piece of false propaganda. 

I simply suggested possible sources of alternative rolling stock IF significant numbers of IETs (Intercity Express Train) are withdrawn. I see no propaganda in such a post.
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A proper intercity train has a minimum of 8 coaches, gangwayed throughout, with first at one end, and a full sized buffet car between first and standard.
It has space for cycles, surfboards,luggage etc.
A 5 car DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit) is not a proper inter-city train. The 5+5 and 9 car DMUs are almost as bad.
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« Reply #22 on: February 26, 2024, 19:42:33 »

At least you refrained from suggesting steam engine haulage on this particular occasion I suppose.
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