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Author Topic: Class 142 Pacers in service on Devon branch lines, 2007 to 2011 - merged topic  (Read 146725 times)
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« Reply #480 on: January 01, 2012, 01:32:11 pm »

I was wondering if I could attract some comments on issues from the commencement of the December Timetable on the Devon Metro in the aftermath of the 150 Stock Cascade and subsequent rediagramming and the departure of the 142s.    Does there appear to be any improvements in performance, overcrowding issues, passenger satisfaction.   I presume that most services are worked by 143s, having gained the Bristol area ones,  with more 150s and an additional 153 thrown in.
cant fairly comment on it until normality returns next week really when schools go back etc.
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« Reply #481 on: January 10, 2012, 04:51:09 pm »

Thought i would add some images taken from the tour ... was anyone else on it?

More by myself and others from the day on my site
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« Reply #482 on: January 11, 2012, 12:01:07 pm »

Looks like it was an interesting day, what with the trip to Heathfield.
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« Reply #483 on: January 13, 2012, 12:42:01 am »

Some more pictures will be found on the ALRUG website:

These include one after the light's failure on 142068 on the way back from Barnstaple. Perhaps it hadn't liked the bottled water that it was fed at Meldon!!

Also included is a shot of 142029 in its new guise at York on bonfire day.

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« Reply #484 on: January 13, 2012, 07:08:59 pm »

Has anybody got any comments on life after the 142s, i.e. performance, overcrowding issues perhaps, on the Devon Metro please.
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