Trivia: Stations on electrified lines that are only served by diesel trains

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Jonathan1990

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There's platform 8 at York Railway Station which has electric wires for an electric train but never gets any electric trains going from it.
 

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Following the precedent set by Sunderland and Rotherham Central, Bulwell and Hucknall.
I don't know about Sunderland and Rotherham, but the tram platforms at Bulwell and Hucknall are entirely seperate from the Robin Hood line platforms, with no connectivity between the two, so i'm not sure we can count them?
 

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I believe that was mainly done as a trick by SWR to keep an additional 158 that they would have otherwise been asked to send off lease.
I thought it was because they did not have enough 450s during the week which was why 158s only ran Mon-Fri.
 

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I thought it was because they did not have enough 450s during the week which was why 158s only ran Mon-Fri.
That's what I heard, with the Class 707s meaning that enough 450s are now available to operate Lymington seven days a week.
 

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That's what I heard, with the Class 707s meaning that enough 450s are now available to operate Lymington seven days a week.
It’s also exactly how the weekday 158 was explained at the time in terms of track access applications etc.
 

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The 158s replaced the two slammers iirc so the lack of 450s was never a problem before. Perhaps that's the reason the two slammers lasted so long?
 
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