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Is the ATW 121 still being used on the Bay shuttles. I'm in Cardiff on the 8th of June so wouldn't mind a ride on it.
 
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As you would find if you had read the other threads about the ATW class 121 it has become a bit hit & miss to be honest unlike chilterns class 121's which seem to be more reliable. Although I suppose the ATW class 121 does get worked harder shuttle back & forth.
 

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As you would find if you had read the other threads about the ATW class 121 it has become a bit hit & miss to be honest unlike chilterns class 121's which seem to be more reliable. Although I suppose the ATW class 121 does get worked harder shuttle back & forth.
Bubbles makes 5 round trips in an hour, each leg of just 3 minutes duration. This is over a 16 hour day and does not allow it to get a run between changing gears thus putting a tremendous strain on the gear box and doing it no good. Absences have been more frequent of late and it can sometimes be absent for weeks.
 
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