Won't the 458 cascade effectively offset the 442 loss?Ultimately SWR is going to be short of rolling stock as soon as it is required to run a full timetable per franchise, it has lost the 90 442s, in process of losing 150 class 707s, and about to lose 68 class 458 vehicles. Without the 701s it will be 300+ vehicles down (even more if any 455s or 456s leave before their replacement 701s arrive)
Could it be possible that SWR gain some extra units in the short-term?
For example, the Southern 455s as I mentioned are due a replacement soon, assuming that is done through an electrostar cascade or similar, could SWR gain those 455s so that the 707s or the 458s can be freed up before the 701s come in?
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