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    Kneedown replied to the thread EMR Class 360's.
    That sounds spot on to me.
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    Kneedown replied to the thread EMR Class 360's.
    Just to add, that doesn't mean they won't be cleared to take HST speed differentials in the future, but as it currently stands they are...
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    Kneedown replied to the thread EMR Class 360's.
    I should have added the caveat "subject to linespeed". My reference was concerning the OHLE speeds.
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    Kneedown replied to the thread In-cab bugbears.
    Yes, believe it or not. Not so much an issue on 180s or 222s, but very much so on 15xs and 170s. Guard feels like putting his feet up...
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    Kneedown replied to the thread In-cab bugbears.
    +1. Add to that, fingermarks and footprints etc on the windscreen, right in your line of sight.
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    Kneedown replied to the thread EMR Class 360's.
    All of our 360's have been modified to run at 110mph. The giveaway at a glance is the white speedometer in the cab, which replaced the...
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    Kneedown replied to the thread MML Electrification updates.
    To be fair, the uniforms are long overdue. The old ones were literally falling apart and replacements exceedingly thin on the ground. I...
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    Kneedown replied to the thread How useful are the WONs?.
    When I worked on the local EMT routes I very rarely used to check the WONs. The slower speeds of the regional services meant you could...
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    I've noticed 195's are pretty squealy too, so not just a 180 thing.
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    The squeal from the brakes is due to the pads, each of which is composed of 18 big copper nuts. This prevents a build up of glazing...
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    I like em too. They're an absolute pleasure to drive and, speaking personally, have had very few problems with them.
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    I presume the new driveshaft and final drive has now been fitted as the offending vehicle returned to Etches Pk on a low loader this...
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    Tucked up at Kettering for the night. On a wheel skate so i'm told, which would hint at a final drive problem.
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    I'm informed the gudgeon pin that secures the cardan shaft to the final drive has snapped. Just my luck, should've been on it later, got...
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    Not very often there are three on Etches. Heavy maintenance is done at Crofton so even if only one is in traffic, it's still pot luck if...

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