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LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2021

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Big Al, Dec 29, 2020.

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    12 passenger coaches, two diesels, 35018 and support coach - 16 vehicles. Too long? You'd need the three locos and support coach off the platform at Woodlesford for a start, to allow passengers to alight. Plus it's on a curve, so would the driver be able to see the guard?
     
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    Don't WCR use radios for communication between driver and guard?
     
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    Although there is radio communication between the two, on curved platforms the guard always seem to move to the middle of the train where he can see it all e.g. Staines or Bournemouth. Not sure that a 16 coach train on a curve (unfamiliar with Woodlesford) could be radio dispatched. It would need someone with operating knowledge to answer that.
     
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    Isn't it ECS? if so no stopping anywhere, so dispatching not an issue.
     
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    I think the original post from gwr4707 referred to the returning SSE itself, presumably complete with some passengers returning to points West of York.
     
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    OK, I understand but as far as I'm aware it was never in the plan to bring everything back together.
     
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    Ex-LNER A3 class 4-6-2 No. 60103 Flying Scotsman passes through Hartford station on 17th September 2021 whilst on a positioning move from the East Lancs Railway to Southall.

    EOS 5D Mark IV_210917_2115.jpg

    Cheers,
     
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    35018 heads home. Seen at Wennington.
     
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    not my video but some footage of D1015's test run today . Sadly unsuccessful for the loco and I believe it is engine troubles which is a kick in the bits after all the effort put in to return it to the main line
     
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    B7E83422-4B10-4148-B0DB-8D92F806692D.jpeg 8A199AE8-42F4-4F0B-9F3A-43E226963348.jpeg 46115 at Docker Viaduct and Scout Green.
     
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    46115 on the CCE
     
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    Diesel to drag 60007 to Crewe from York NRM?
     
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    From what I was told by members at York, she was being moved to another yard in York to be then transported by road
     
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    Tornado will be making it’s way to Grosmont from Crewe this week I think, so could be that?

    edit: although 0Z suggests no support coach, so probably would be a diesel.
     
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    Perhaps this is for that purpose?
     
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    Would imagine that would be a 5Z headcode due to support coach being attached.
     
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