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SR emu coach seen on motorway.

Discussion in 'Heritage Rolling Stock' started by buseng, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. buseng

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    As the title suggests, I was driving eastbound on the M4 today near Junc 13 (Chieveley) at about 4.45pm when I saw a low loader travelling westbound with a Mk1 SR emu driving coach on the back in green livery. It was definitely a driving coach due to the end window arrangement. Anyone have any ideas where it was going from/to please?
     
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    Its a Driving Trailer from Farringford, the 3CIG based at the EOR - the same question has been asked before on wnxx and its currently something of a mystery.

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    Thanks for the info, I don't use WNXX much, a bit too cliquey (I think that is the right word) for my liking.
     
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    I've had a reply from the E&OR who tell me the 3Cig is still on the line and in service (hauled stock) this weekend. So the unit in transit must be something else. I still don't know what.
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    Bit of a wild guess but is it anything to do with the first item on this list:
    Mk 1 Coaches For Sale
    at the Great Central (I think) which has become "surplus to requirements due to the unfortunate destruction of its sister vehicle".

    Richard
     
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    That one is/was for sale by EMR Kingsbury due to the unfortunate destruction if its sister vehicle by EMR Kingsbury. I seem to recall it was surplus to requirements well before that happened. Strange wording in that advert.
     
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    Looking around I may of found the answer. Could of been driving trailer 76747 from Dartmoor returning from filming at Shepperton.

     

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