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  1. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread SWR Repaints and Refurbishments.

    Yes, I was on a pair of 450s (112 and 117) about 4 weeks ago and they were both fully refurbished :)

    19 Jun 2019 at 20:02
  2. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread SWR Repaints and Refurbishments.

    You said 450013 was done then but it's being done again?

    19 Jun 2019 at 18:18
  3. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread SWR Repaints and Refurbishments.

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    19 Jun 2019 at 18:14
  4. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread SWR Repaints and Refurbishments.

    SWR Desiro Refurbishment NB: SWR Desiro refurbishment is currently being done at a slower rate due to class 442 delay Partly...

    19 Jun 2019 at 16:22
  5. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread Class 442s - storage, refurbishment and redeployment.

    See post #3580 for some pictures. I did ask SWR when they expect all 18 442s to enter service, unfortunately the expected date is...

    18 Jun 2019 at 21:09
  6. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread Why do the 458s have really poor-quality announcements?.

    That's probably only applicable to 458s

    18 Jun 2019 at 18:07
  7. SWRtrain_fan posted a new thread.

    Why do the 458s have really poor-quality announcements?

    Why do the 458 automated announcements sound as if they are lots of announcements put together? Is it because of the way they were...

    Forum: Traction & Rolling Stock

    17 Jun 2019 at 20:44
  8. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread SWR Repaints and Refurbishments.

    No, in 2008, SWT decided to take 28 of the 450s and convert them to High Capacity interiors; this involved removing first class,...

    16 Jun 2019 at 14:24
  9. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread SWR Repaints and Refurbishments.

    Yes they are.

    16 Jun 2019 at 14:11
  10. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread Popular traction - is this a thing? (and similar discussion).

    Sorry, 'UFO' was not really the right way to describe it. What I meant is, I like the sound of Desiros accelerating and decelerating.

    16 Jun 2019 at 12:50
  11. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread Great Western Livery.

    SWR have a slightly different contract; they need to refurbish the interiors of their trains first. About half of the 444s are now...

    16 Jun 2019 at 07:23
  12. SWRtrain_fan replied to the thread Popular traction - is this a thing? (and similar discussion).

    Personally I really like Desiros because I like the UFO noise made by them, in particular I like the third rail Desiros like the 444s...

    15 Jun 2019 at 13:57