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    GWR Class 319 / 769 information & discussion.

    That's 12 sets delivered now, with 7 more still being worked on at Wolverton or tested at Burton.
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    The proposed Northern Ireland to Scotland tunnel - it is now confirmed will not be built

    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.
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    CAF Civity for TfW: News and updates on introduction.

    Delivered to Crewe are: 2 Car Sets 197001 197002 197003 197004 3 Car Sets 197101 197102 At Donnington are: 2 Car Sets 197006 197007 197008 197010 Plus 1 Unidentified 197/0 3 Car Set: 197103
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    Where will we be able to go Abroad restriction free from May 17th ?

    Be aware that all pubs/restaurants are closing at 20:00 here in Ireland - not much to do after that. The restriction should be lifted at the end of the month if you want to wait!
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    Progress of delivery of cascaded/refurbished/PRM modified stock to TFW/Wales and Borders

    Thanks! I assume 150 284 is still in Canton being refurbished?
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    Progress of delivery of cascaded/refurbished/PRM modified stock to TFW/Wales and Borders

    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. https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/service/gb-nr:V22501/2022-01-14/detailed 1641886813 Well they...
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    GWR Class 319 / 769 information & discussion.

    Thanks for the update. That's the 11th set delivered now? That leaves 8 sets yet to be delivered.
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    Transport for Wales 769's

    769426 has not been delivered. Last report was that it was at Brush Loughborough. All of the others have been delivered to Cardiff.
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    GWR Class 319 / 769 information & discussion.

    As per post 1,281 they haven’t started driver training yet. So, “no” is your answer.
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    CAF Civity for TfW: News and updates on introduction.

    There is only so much you can do though. People do need to take some personal responsibility for themselves.
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    CAF Civity for TfW: News and updates on introduction.

    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...
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    Most influential railway and transport journalists?

    Tom Burridge left the BBC some time ago and is no longer working as a journalist or in transport.
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    Trivia: Major towns and cities with gaps in single-digit route numbers

    Limerick does have a 307 and 308 - they are operated by Dublin Coach. Route 309 is a limited route operated by Kelly Travel. Waterford has a 607 operated by JJ Kavanagh.

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