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Telcontar

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westcoaster's sig pic reminded me of First Capital Connect's Twitter page – it still has, as its background, a somewhat odd train. There's no motive power source so far as I can tell, and I don't recognise it. It looks like Picasso's attempt at a 185, but it's in FCC livery, not FTPE.
 
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The livery is of a 377, but the front of the train - who knows? They probably didn't want to add clutter when they drew it so it explains the simple underbody/no pantograph/no overhead lines/no signals/etc ;)
 

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To me the front end looks like a 332 mixed with a 319 and the rest of the body a 377.
 

Michael.Y

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This qualifies for an entry in "You know you're a rail enthusiast when..."
 

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It's a internal mock up they use. It's a 377 without the gangway. And another version has a 365 end on the other side!

I saw a 7 bogie version on some internal documents before now!
 

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My first thought was "it's a 170" but closer inspection makes it look more like a 185.
 

jopsuk

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It isn't as bad the one on the on-train posters about putting your rubbish in the bin.
 

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It looks remarkably like a 170 to me, down to window layout even if the prescence of hopper vents would be unprototypical. Not that it really matters, they just need a generic train for their twitter page and nobody else would be any the wiser.

Transpennine Express, possibly in Arriva days, committed a bit of a faux pas with the train that was depicted at the foot of many of their posters at the time: It was a three carriage 158, but made up entirely of driving carriages, and all three of them were facing in the same direction.
 

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I think it's one of the "Desiro City" units they have/were ordered...
 
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