Mainly because the timetables were published before the diesel running days were agreed. The Williton shuttles only run when a diesel loco is...
Should appear in the weekly operating notice out on Wednesday. Won't be in the public timetable.
It is D7535 that is unwell, sounded even worse this morning!
They are going to try changing the fuel filter during the layover at BL or I guess...
I am advised that some loco allocation changes may be necessary on Thursday and D6575 may now be used to deputise for the 73s as GBRF are...
Only D6575 not working, D6566 is still operating.
I have not been directly involved with crew rostering but believe we have been unable to find an...
Two tone green.
Just announced, a second Class 25 D7612 from the SDR has been secured to replace 31163 at the gala.
A 66 is too heavy, nothing above RA5 permitted at the moment.
Just watch this space, there are enquiries being made.
No plans at present.
Yes, we are also intending to reinstate the AWS on 33057/D6575 but it is going to involve a lot more work than it did on 33048/D6566. There is a...
The diesel locos can run single manned as long as AWS is operational. Currently the only loco with working AWS is D6566/33048.
Don't have full details but as I understand it Friday and Saturday are all steam.
7828 is on QB Sunday.
6430 booked to work the MD starting...
The figure quoted refers to a push-pull fitted Class 33/1 which is some 4 tons heavier than an unmodified Class 33/0 as per D6566(33048) and...
The road was open yesterday afternoon with traffic flowing ok when we passed over it in the train.
Yes, top n' tail all the way.
The option of the diesel loco working as you describe was considered but was rejected due to the extra time and shunting required.
There is also...
D9526 is currently on maintenance, don't know if it will be ready by then. Wouldn't rule it out but it would have to pull at least six coaches and...
Unlikely to be the 09 as that is based at BL.
If it happens it should be one of the DEPG fleet from Williton, right on the doorstep!
That option is being looked at.
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