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    themiller replied to the thread Toilets and unmanned stations.
    When I worked there a couple of years ago there was one toilet with a ‘long’ stainless steel urinal and (I think) three WCs. One of the...
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    themiller replied to the thread Carlisle Station Improvements.
    It's being built across town beside the Sands Centre. I think that the victorian baths which are beside the current swimming pool may be...
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    themiller replied to the thread WCML Electrification Overruns.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/loose_grip_99/105294571 From the photo at the above URL, it appears that it's the down (Barrow bound)...
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    themiller replied to the thread Carlisle Station Improvements.
    I, too, was there yesterday and a couple of contractors were within the worksite barriers having recently repaired the platform 1 side...
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    Hydrogen is not necessarily a green fuel depending on its source...
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    themiller replied to the thread Carlisle Station Improvements.
    The north end of platform 1 is now in service with the cage just north of the mess room which was used to store salt and miscellaneous...
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    themiller replied to the thread Carlisle Station Improvements.
    It was a Cumbrian Coast service which was top-n-tailed by DRS 37s for a while until the new trains were introduced.
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    themiller replied to the thread Carlisle Station Improvements.
    Perhaps knowing that alterations will be required at the south end of the station for HS2 has prompted some joined-up thinking for once...
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    themiller replied to the thread Carlisle Station Improvements.
    The platform is being levelled and height corrected, new concrete copings are being installed, tactile paviours installed, the entire...
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    themiller replied to the thread 745 ride quality.
    Stadler trains perform perfectly well in Switzerland so perhaps the answer is to get a SBB track crew over here to show the UK people...
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    themiller replied to the thread Carlisle Station Improvements.
    Platform 1 is progressing with concrete having been poured over the repaired steel plates. The drainage has been extended to the limit...
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    That’s it! Having just checked on my map app, I see that part of Muttenz is equipped but Lausanne isn’t.
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    themiller replied to the thread Blue Light at Wivelsfield.
    Probably more like 30 watts. I had a 40 watt floodlight which lit up quite a big area and replaced a 500 watt halogen light.
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    I believe that it’s called a ‘mole’. It’s powered by wires under the rail level. If I remember correctly, there’s at least one...
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    I think you are referring to Minilok. I think Yorkshire Engine Co. used to be their UK agent. There’s a four wheel one at Sellafield and...

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