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  1. FlippyFF

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    Three carriages

    441045
    444045
    Tbc

    On lowloaders arriving at Ashford as I type...

    Htioi

    Simon
     
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  3. rdlover777

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    Thats the wrong end of the country..... Unless.... oh no, dont tell me SE are getting those ugly things
     
  4. sprinterguy

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    That'll be the penultimate Scotrail 3-car unit then, 385045. Assuming it's a complete unit, then the unidentified vehicle will be 442045, though I have no idea why it might have turned up at completely the wrong end of the UK!
     
  5. FlippyFF

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    442045 is/was the missing unit.

    It's (almost?) Southeastern blue...

    Simon
     
  6. InOban

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    The ones being fitted out in Italy?
     
  7. FlippyFF

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    Kasado according to the paper in the window.

    Bad pics to follow once I get home.
     
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    Ah, that would make more sense if it's come in from the continent. I didn't realise there were any 385s not being assembled at Newton Aycliffe. Good spot.
     
  9. InOban

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    I'm certain that 045 was being fitted out in Italy. The info is buried somewhere in the 385 thread.
     
  10. FlippyFF

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    385045.jpg 385045_441045.jpg 385045_441045_Packing_Note.jpg 385045_441045_vehID.jpg 385045_442045.jpg 385045_442045_Packing_Note.jpg 385045_442045_vehid.jpg 385045_2.jpg

    Sorry they're not the best pictures, my previous phone would have done a better job.

    The on-the-road order was 442045, 441045 followed by 444045.


    Simon
     
  11. Bletchleyite

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    No, the garbage is staying firmly up north, fortunately. A poor imitation of the Class 380 indeed.

    Surprised they're using vehicle numbers that apparently might clash with existing MU numbers.
     
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    The 4440XX up to 045 definitely do clash with MU numbers (there being 45 class 444 units with SWR numbered 444001 - 444045)
     
  13. Altnabreac

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    It’s the penultimate delivery from Japan. Just 046 left to come.

    It’s 001, 002, 101 and 102 that are in Italy.
     
  14. InOban

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    I stand corrected. I just knew that they didn't come out of Newton Aycliffe. Presumably they must have been landed somewhere on the other side of the Channel.
     
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    Or Southampton.
     
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    Screenshot_20190109_184637.jpg

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    It gets better more being delivered today

    And the lorry gets damaged
     
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    Leaving aside the nutter with the baseball bat, that is the final unit from Japan now.
     
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    46 x 3car sets. So guess that's the penultimate one.
     
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    The photo in post #15 shows 046. 045 was in the earlier pictures.
     
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    Guess that's the last two then. Presumably off a boat at Southampton
     
  21. Far north 37

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    If there passing through ashford most likely came of at folkestone or dover.
     
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    Just passed through Ashford en route to Canterbury and wondered why that was sitting in the train washer part of the yard :lol:
     
  23. InOban

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    So they've been put on to the rails in Ashford?
     
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    Arrived from southampton by ship, taken to the nearest Hitachi depot with test track (Ashford) and to be taken up to scotland by rail next week.
     
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    And the 442s, they're all in the 0xx range too.
     
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    Why were they assembled in Italy or Japan ?
     
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    I see that all 35 delivered so far are now in service. I'd expect deliveries to restart from Newton Aycliffe next week and there are two Japanese built 3 carriage sets to come from Ashford.
     
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    Japan
     
  29. cjmillsnun

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    The 442s are all in the 4xx range

    They were known in the SWT days as 2401-2424
     
  30. K.o.R

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    All good then.

    Be interesting to see if any of the 444s get renumbered (throw another 4 in there, it'll be fine. Plus that means 444 444 will exist ;) ).
     
  31. rebmcr

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    That doesn't make sense. Did you mean to type "arrived in Southampton by ship"?
     

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