Given that it was never going to happen in the first place, it’s a very expensive distraction on the part of Boris Johnson, for that is all that it was.
Classic distraction tactics by him and a sop to the DUP to try and keep them onside.
Have either 158 825 or 158 828 headed to Crewe for refurbishment since the start of the new year?
Looks like the final refurbished Class 175 (175 112) will return to Chester on Friday from Widnes.
Presumably you’re referring to the detachments which take place there in the afternoon when the normal timetable is in operation.
They’re not ludicrous at all as they allow several afternoon trains along the busiest stretch of the North Wales coast line between Chester and Llandudno Junction...