Ah, as thought it's £75 each way. Booked Euston - Stafford on the 9th of September.
By the looks of it it's a "grab any seat" style as no reservations are provided - odd as I doubt there will be any walk up fares, it'll all be paid for in advance.
Try Hereford to New Street - of which 3 out of 4 diagrams are now worked by Class 172s in place of Class 170s heading off to pastures new, whilst awaiting the 196s to arrive. For an hour and a half journey you would at least wish for a table of some kind, and a semi - comfortable seat, and using...
Noticed this morning that GWRs 158950 is working with TfW today, with 150257 and 150240 (TfW units paired with it) . Is this due to the strikes allowing the unit to boost capacity on TfW?
Currently working 1F51 from Swansea to Cardiff Central.
Picture sent to me by a friend of Newport Docks today I believe, not a pretty sight. Several 456s and what looks like ex LNWR 319 carriages in their final moments, with 2 Southern 455s awaiting their date with destruction.
Excellent! Odd how the yellow continues under the windscreen unlike on the /0s. I shall be visiting Tyseley depot later today so I shall see if there are any more undergoing the same treatment.
Edit: 172102 currently undergoing transformation. Each unit takes round 4 days to complete so should...
UK Railtours have just announced a farewell tour for the GBRf Class 56s before they are re-engineered into Class 69s, on Saturday 17th September.
Class 66 Hauled to Leicester from Finsbury Park before the 56 takes over, and then via...
Perhaps a request by Eversholt to strip them to provide parts for the LNER fleet, which I suppose is cheaper than ordering in new spares providing they arent already knackered. I also believe they use a traditional gas axe on them compared to the excavators as its a bit much for them to handle.