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41001 supplies standard BR 850V DC train supply, not HST 415V three phase. It can therefore supply standard LHCS.
They have not been re-wired, neither for 415V three phase train nor do they have HST 36-way multi-working jumper cables.
So having had a pop at “armchair experts” you then tell us after less than 6 months service that the FLIRTs won’t last. Do please enlighten us as...
Press release from Porterbrook: https://www.porterbrook.co.uk/news/historic-hst-power-cars-donated-to-125-group
It is more than rumour. The EMR fleet plan has Class 171s in it for transfer. That has been confirmed by a reliable source.
It isn’t confirmed, but it is not a rumour. It is under active consideration by DfT.
They haven’t. Every livery since their original GM paint has been vinyl. Might be some small amounts of paint in awkward areas, but they have not...
6 IC and 4 Stansted sets are here I believe.
43064 “125 Group” and 43081 “Midland Valenta” only carried their names for just over 24 hours - and operated in service during that time.
It will either be VP+current stock or MTU+ex-East Coast. No mixing and matching.
The statement isn’t correct.
It was FGW’s experience with them and the lack of support from Paxman in the late 1990s. It suffered from the curse of Alstom - who owned Paxman...
S508 was a Porterbrook engine and was donated to the NRM by them - nothing to do with FGW.
Off lease, stored at Ely.
By who? :s
43002 is already at Shildon!
Britain’s fastest electric went for scrap earlier in the year.
43308 also reported denamed.
Where have you been this week?! On Saturn?