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  1. driver9000 replied to the thread What are shifts and breaks typically like?.

    It varies between operators. At my company shifts are 5-10 hours in length. Breaks are 30 minutes minimum excluding any berthing,...

    22 Jul 2019 at 22:30
  2. driver9000 replied to the thread Euxton WCML overhead wire problems 22 July 2019.

    1Z44 brought the wires down at Brock. Line reopened around 16:30 and coasting boards were set up for the affected area to allow electric...

    22 Jul 2019 at 22:19
  3. driver9000 replied to the thread Engine rpms in DMUS.

    As I remember 14x and 15x units are 2,100rpm.

    21 Jul 2019 at 12:57
  4. driver9000 replied to the thread Loco Passenger Trains.

    Booked power for the Royal Scotsman is a 66 which carries a generator van so ETS isn't really an issue.

    19 Jul 2019 at 17:17
  5. driver9000 replied to the thread TPE Mark 5A coaching stock progress.

    It's loco and barrier vans. No mk5A or 397 in the consist.

    18 Jul 2019 at 13:42
  6. driver9000 replied to the thread Why is the "VT" TOC code used for ferries using Heysham Port?.

    It's been a Provincial/Regional Railways for as long as I can remember. It was usually 101s in the 1990s. Not sure why the ferry is...

    18 Jul 2019 at 12:12