samuelmorris's Recent Activity

  1. samuelmorris replied to the thread Class 710 LO.

    I disagree about that, but they are fast enough for the job at least, unlike those on Desiro UK units.

    23 Oct 2019 at 00:00
  2. samuelmorris replied to the thread Class 442s - storage, refurbishment and redeployment.

    I'm struggling to make sense of this - at the beginning of your message, did you mean non-retractioned?

    22 Oct 2019 at 19:22
  3. samuelmorris replied to the thread Abellio Greater Anglia Class 755s (Regional Trains).

    Any ideas what the hold up was? (and indeed, how many units there are ready to be accepted now that they're authorised for use? Or can...

    22 Oct 2019 at 17:55
  4. samuelmorris replied to the thread Class 701 'Aventra' trains for South Western Railway.

    Almost certainly but 701s will operate routes that 458s do not, they have to be able to go pretty much everywhere within 40 miles of...

    21 Oct 2019 at 08:39
  5. samuelmorris replied to the thread Abellio Greater Anglia Class 755s (Regional Trains).

    Along with every new multiple unit in the country then?

    20 Oct 2019 at 19:14
  6. samuelmorris replied to the thread Class 345 progress.

    Understood, thanks!

    20 Oct 2019 at 11:35
  7. samuelmorris replied to the thread Class 701 'Aventra' trains for South Western Railway.

    Correct but by less than a metre though. Does the shortened cab provide any benefit for signal sighting at those problem stations? That...

    20 Oct 2019 at 10:50
  8. samuelmorris replied to the thread Class 701 'Aventra' trains for South Western Railway.

    It will, with the LNWR units running at 110 and the C2C only at 75 (albeit being rated for 100).

    19 Oct 2019 at 22:42
  9. samuelmorris replied to the thread Class 345 progress.

    Could someone remind me what the RSSB derogation expiring in December is?

    19 Oct 2019 at 22:40
  10. samuelmorris replied to the thread Greater Anglia 2019 - What could possibly go wrong?.

    Agreed, as dismal as the UK railway is for performance, I'd much rather it have a reputation for delays than a reputation for the likes...

    19 Oct 2019 at 19:49