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    Eurostar London - Amsterdam suspended until 2028? Is this just clickbait?

    They're actually branded as that by EMD for European sale. The 66s in Europe are slightly different, with air con units on their roofs.
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    Sleepers in France

    Still couchette compartments, sans lavabo.
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    Importing Classic Foreign Diesels for Preservation?

    Had two - one is still there at Ongar.
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    Sleepers in France

    SNCF are ordering sleepers, aren't they? Until then, there is just the Vienna Nightjet.
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    Importing Classic Foreign Diesels for Preservation?

    Don't forget USATC S160s.
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    Walking and Rambling discussion

    Done eight sections of the London Loop so far (22-24, 1-5) and am planning 6+7 for early July. All pretty accessible by public transport and some great views.
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    East Lancashire Railway Diesel Gala

    I saw their Pacer was on Sherwood.
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    RealTimeTrains website

    Would there be precedent for one IET pushing another that had broken down?
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    Importing Classic Foreign Diesels for Preservation?

    A logical choice for Nene Valley might be one of the DB railbuses. They're quite good.
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    Eurostar London - Amsterdam suspended until 2028? Is this just clickbait?

    The secure boarding area is less of an issue coming from London of course.
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    Interrail Home Country\Eurostar questions

    I wasn't sure either whether I could use it for c2c to get me to West Ham; they let me through, but I decided to tap the contactless anyway afterwards.
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    Historic service patterns in the Brighton Main Line

    Go to the Southern Region 1963 timetable, then look at Table 28.
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    ICE trains to St Pancras?

    It was a trial drag by diesel to test clearances.
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    ICE trains to St Pancras?

    https://www.kentrail.org.uk/heathrow_junction.htm
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    ICE trains to St Pancras?

    Eurostar did do some trial runs into Heathrow in the 1990s. Also, Gatwick has been served by rail since the get-go, including InterCity services. With the proposed Heathrow western connection, you could run IETs into there, I suppose. Also, can GWR come up with a better name than IET please...
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    DSB has sold all 74 Ansaldobreda IC4 to an unknown buyer

    If you sell them to one of the smaller European operators, working in multiple is far less of an issue.
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    ICE trains to St Pancras?

    Why go to Schiphol for an intercontinental flight when you can just get it from Heathrow?
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    Class 365 scrap movements + preservation discussion

    Air conditioning is pretty much required these days, I would say.
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    Crossrail - suggestions for a whistle-stop tour

    Taking under half an hour from end to end.
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    Southern Class 455 Withdrawal

    Confirmed today's move. Seen at Hayes & Harlington.

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