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LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2018

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by JohnRobinson, Dec 26, 2017.

  1. 60017

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    Exciting times! Tornado, Bahamas and Lizzie joining the ranks soon (hopefully)!
     
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    45212 & 45407 passing through Carlisle earlier tonight with Fort William - Carnforth ecs.
     
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    Not much ecs...
     
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    Thanks for this. No surprise - the RTC website now shows 44871 as motive power for the following Tuesday's run to Eastbourne rather than 45212 or 45305. If Mayflower doesn't put in an appearance soon, once again an ever-reliable Riley "Five" will no doubt step in to handle SD's Christmas jollies in the south as well.
     
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    It has been now: "Activated 15/11/2018 09:20". All the usual caveats apply, of course ;-)
     
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    Whatever it is has gone out, any clues what it is?
     
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    Don't panic. It was only 47.773

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    Still great for Tyseley to be doing some moves on the mainline! Whether they are diesel or not
     
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    Pretty sure the BLS confirmed these paths weren't for 45596. Not sure what exactly they are for however, possibly an RTT error. Most likely Bahamas will be making her first moves next month before returning to the KWVR.
     
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    70000 is doing test runs to Chester tomorrow and Friday according to Saphos on Twitter.
     
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    Yes 70000 is planned to be out and about on test as the news on the Locomotive Services (TOC) Ltd facebook page which is at:

    https://www.facebook.com/locomotive...22CC5C6mTdXuJIn0AAQH9Gm-zSPbo-4iY9Nkj8VSS44Zc

    Which, for those without facebook access, tells you:

    "In preparation for our penultimate Saphos Trains tour for 2018 (this coming Sunday - 2nd December), 70000 Britannia will be out for two further test runs tomorrow (Thursday 29th November).

    These will both be Crewe to Chester and return and the timings are below for those that may wish to come out and see her:

    Crewe (P12) Arr. 10.02 Dep. 10.06
    Chester (P3) Arr. 10.35 Dep. 10.47

    Chester North Junction Arr. 10.52 Dep. 10.56
    Chester South Junction Arr. 11.01 Dep. 11.07

    Chester (P4) Arr. 11.10 Dep. 11.15
    Crewe (P12) Arr. 11.43 Dep. 11.49
    Chester (P4) Arr. 13.27 Dep. 13.38

    Chester North Junction Arr. 13.43 Dep. 13.49
    Chester South Junction Arr. 13.54 Dep. 14.02

    Chester (P4) Arr. 14.05 Dep. 14.07
    Crewe (P12) Arr. 14.41 Dep. 14.44

    Remember to send us your photos!"
     
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    61306 has been on test from Steamtown to Barrow today, Fri 29th. Back at Carnforth at 1600. AN
     
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    I suspect you mean Thurs 29th, however the same slot is showing tomorrow suggesting possibly a loaded test?
     
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    I understand that tomorrows slot was booked in case there were any snags cropped up today, and not for loaded run so probably not going to be needed.
     
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    70000 not my video but there seems to be a very audible knock from the motion in the second part of the video.

     

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