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  1. ScottDarg

    RealTimeTrains website

    South Western Railway is now participating in Know Your Train (including allocations) https://blog.realtimetrains.com/2020/12/south-western-railway-join-know-your-train/
  2. ScottDarg

    Class 314 Withdrawals

    No idea on the first point - can only assume Yoker doesn't have the facilities to load onto a lorry. On the second point; the preserved line into Bo'ness had a landslide around the time of the Carmont derailment and repairs to the enbankment are still ongoing, so I imagine that rules out...
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    Class 314 Withdrawals

    314209 moved (by rail) to Shields Depot today between 318253 and 320414 (5V05 from Yoker). Video of the move was posted to a private Facebook group. Apparently due to be collected from Shields and moved to Bo'ness by road.
  4. ScottDarg

    New East Linton Station - Progress & Updates

    Platforms at East Linton are designed to accommodate 6-car trains vs 10 car at Reston.
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    New Reston Station - Progress & Updates

    A press release was put out by Network Rail Scotland this morning advising that a planning application has been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for the planned station at Reston on the ECML. Link and quoted text...
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    New East Linton Station - Progress & Updates

    A press release was put out by Network Rail Scotland this morning advising that a planning application has been submitted to East Lothian Council for the planned station at East Linton on the ECML. Link and quoted text...
  7. ScottDarg

    ScotRail HST Introduction - Updates & Discussion

    Taken from the scot-rail forum: This brings the total delivered to 22 (21 available if you exclude the Carmont set). Based on the list I've compiled on the Freightmaster forum the sets still to be delivered are; HA06 HA14 HA19 HA20 Happy to be corrected if I'm wrong though.
  8. ScottDarg

    Glasgow Queen Street refurbishment and remodelling

    The advertising screens have now been installed either side of the departure boards and have been turned on. Images below (can be seen turned on through the windows in the second pic): https://twitter.com/GlasgowWEToday/status/1309165866806898689?s=20...
  9. ScottDarg

    ScotRail HST Introduction - Updates & Discussion

    Brodie Engineering have had the Bonnyton depot for years - which is the ex-Civil Engineering depot you mentioned. The article linked is regarding the former Wabtec site - which they have moved into. They retain both sites. The linked article clearly covers this point:
  10. ScottDarg

    ScotRail HST Introduction - Updates & Discussion

    The site Wabtec had at Kilmarnock has already been acquired by Brodie Engineering so no scope for Wabtec to move back in.
  11. ScottDarg

    Glasgow Queen Street refurbishment and remodelling

    Hoardings are down. The pavement along the front of the station has also re-opened:
  12. ScottDarg

    Glasgow Queen Street refurbishment and remodelling

    I think it was open, but couldn't say with 100% certainty as was a quick snap on the way home.
  13. ScottDarg

    Glasgow Queen Street refurbishment and remodelling

    The pods for staff to sell tickets have now been assembled:
  14. ScottDarg

    Glasgow Queen Street refurbishment and remodelling

    Had a wander through today. Not immediately obvious what work they're doing. I can only assume it's the permanent flooring at the doors rather than the temporary feeling red stuff?
  15. ScottDarg

    Class 380 diagrams

    Example from today: https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/C60635/2020-08-31/detailed RTT shows the allocation. They look to alternate between 380 and 385
  16. ScottDarg

    Class 380 diagrams

    Class 380's do call at Motherwell (assuming that's what you mean?). Example from today: https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/C58414/2020-08-28/detailed
  17. ScottDarg

    Glasgow Queen Street refurbishment and remodelling

    Was still closed on Friday but looked complete. Will have another wander round tomorrow. On the topic of announcements; they've just put out that the Dundas St entrance will be closed from tonight / tomorrow (Monday 24/08) through to next Monday the 31st...
  18. ScottDarg

    Flood Damage Near Polmont - 12/08/2020

    Network Rail Scotland has made a statement regarding damage to the main Edinburgh to Glasgow via Falkirk High route caused by a breach in the Union Canal and subsequent flooding on Wednesday 12/08/2020. Initial estimate is 2 months to repair. Full statement below: There's a video of the...
  19. ScottDarg

    Glasgow Queen Street refurbishment and remodelling

    Had a look on my usual lunchtime walk today. The pavement on the station side of West George St is still closed and the road was back down to 1 lane for what looked like drainage work (suction excavation?). Lift at the George Sq entrance is in use and the stairs down to the toilets/left...

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